Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Completing the merge, part of Word 2010: Mail 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 choose that and say merge all records, and if we watch down here on the…
AuthorGini von Courter
- 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
Skill Level Intermediate
Excel 2010: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcutswith Dennis Taylor3h 43m Intermediate
1. Creating Personalized Letters
2. Creating Other Types of Merged Documents
3. Using Rules for Customized Merges
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