Word 2010: Mail Merge in Depth

with Gini Courter
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Word 2010: Mail Merge in Depth
Video duration: 0s 1h 31m Intermediate


In Word 2010: Mail Merge in Depth, author Gini Courter demonstrates how to take advantage of Word's Mail Merge feature to save a tremendous amount of time creating customized documents. The course offers tutorials on creating letters, emails, envelopes, and labels. It also shows how to use Mail Merge with Outlook and Excel, creating data sources, inserting fields, using IF and other rules for customized merges, and troubleshooting Mail Merge issues. Exercise files are included with the course.

Topics include:
  • Choosing or creating a data source
  • Using Mail Merge with Outlook contacts
  • Merging data from an Excel spreadsheet
  • Inserting address blocks and greetings
  • Matching fields from a data source
  • Previewing merge results
  • Using rules for customized merges


- I'm Gini Courter, and I'd like to welcome you to Word 2010, Mail Merge In-Depth. In this course, I'll show you how to use the mail merge feature to quickly and easily create personalized letters, envelopes, labels, and even e-mail messages. I'll show you how to connect to data you already have in Excel, or Outlook, and use fields from these data sources in your letters or e-mail messages. You'll see how to use Rules Fields in your primary merge file, so you can get a lot of re-use from your merge documents.

Whether you're new to Mail Merge, or have already created simple merge documents, this course will help you take an even deeper dive into the power of Word Mail Merge. Thank you for joining me for Word 2010, Mail Merge in Depth. Let's get going.

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