EPDM handles the variable mapping between data cards and Office documents.
Office handles any mapping from its properties to fields (Words) or cells (Excel).
We document the mapping between EPDM and document properties in the Administration guide under the heading Variables > Variable Mapping > Variable Mapping - Microsoft Office Files.
Refer to the following knowledge base solutions for more information on mapping and Excel:
For Excel, you will want to add macros to the workbook similar to Word.
I suggest reviewing the information presented at this link:
Having just read Dereks reply and rather than start a new discussion I was wondering is there any way to increase the character limit when linking variables?
I know this is more a limitation on Word / Excel but wondering if anyone knew a work around. Quite often the description which I want mapped from my datacard exceeds the 256 character count, and hence the description is then cut short in document.