U have to create certificate for about 130 participant. Do u dare to type/create 130 pages of that certificate?
U need to have InDesign CS2 and MS Excel installed (never try with openoffice yet).
1- create the template for the certificate.
2-leave a space for Nama and IC number (for example)
3-using shortcut F on keyboard or click at Frame Tool, Click n drag 2 rectangle space for Nama n IC
4-in MS Excel, type the whole Name and IC and save it as Comma Delimited (.CSV)
5-open Data Merge window, Window->Automation->Data Merge, click Select Data Source and choose the .csv file.
6-U will get a window like this.
7-to put it into our frame, press V on keyboard to get select tool, select frame then select the field, for example Nama. Do the same to IC, u get something like this.
8-adjust the type and size of font, position and so on, u can preview live data by click on preview box.
9-finally, click on Create Merge Document.
10-just do something like this, just click Ok and magic happen, 130 page created within a minute.