Completing the merge


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Completing the merge

We have our mail merge primary file open. We've already auto-checked for errors in the Preview Results Group. Now we are ready to finish our merge, and combine our letter with the records from the data source to create personalized letters. There are two options for merging letters - three options in total. Send Email Messages, we will talk about in later video. So we are going to focus on these first two items. The first is to edit individual documents, and the second is to print documents. Here's how to think of these. The first really says, merge to a file that I can then examine and print.

And the second says, merge right to the printer. If you need to keep a copy of your merged file, for example proof that you generated all the letters, then you need to choose Edit Individual Documents, because Print Documents leaves you with no proof. If you choose Edit Individual Documents, Word will complete the merge and create one large file that contains all your letters. So let's choos...

Completing the merge
Video duration: 2m 37s 1h 31m Intermediate

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Completing the merge provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Gini Courter as part of the Word 2010: Mail Merge in Depth

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Business
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Word
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