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In Word 2007: Creating Envelopes and Labels, instructor David Rivers shows how to use Microsoft Word to address, format, and print envelopes and labels. Whether to a single recipient or multiple addresses, timesaving techniques are shown that result in crisp and elegant correspondence. This course covers how to create a recipient list within Word or retrieve an existing contact list from Outlook, and then use the list in Mail Merge to address labels or envelopes. Other topics include customizing labels with graphics, printing electronic postage, and dealing with common printing errors. Exercise files accompany the course.
Creating and printing envelopes and labels has been a source of frustration for many, for a very long time. Creating and printing envelopes and labels in Word 2007 can be frustration-free, if you go about at the right way. Here's what you can expect to accomplish in this course. Firstly, you'll know how to set up Word 2007 with default information that you may or may not choose to display on your envelopes and labels, such as your return address, for example. Then you'll know how to perform the basics of printing a single envelope or label or even a sheet full of the same label.
You'll know how to use templates to create your envelopes and labels as well. Time and effort can be saved by maintaining a list of recipients to draw from on a regular basis. You'll know how to work with different kinds of recipient lists, from Outlook contacts to Word tables to Excel spreadsheets. Next, you'll know how to use Mail Merge functionality to merge recipient lists with envelopes and labels, including how to format your envelopes and labels to conform with regulations while maintaining optimal appearances. Upon completion of this course, you'll also know how to take advantage of Electronic Postage options in Word, to print your own postage directly on an envelope or a shipping label.
You'll also know how to handle some of the most common issues working with envelopes and labels in Word 2007.
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