Creating a directory


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Creating a directory

The final type of mail merge in Word is a directory merge, which in prior versions of Word was called a Catalog Merge. You can use the Directory Merge feature to create a directory of names and addresses, but you can also use it to create a parts catalog or an inventory sheet - anything where you want to take information out of a data source and put it in Microsoft Word. You might take a look at using directory merges whenever you have information that comes out of a database where you're not happy with how the reports look, because by using a catalog or a directory merge, and getting that stuff into Word, you have access to all of Word's formatting tools. So, let's start.

In our blank document, we'll go to the Mailings tab, and say Start Mail Merge > Directory. Now we need to select the data source. So, we'll go to Select Recipients > Use Existing List, and we're going to go to the Exercises folder, for Chapter 2, and go ahead and select this Prospects list...

Creating a directory
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Creating a directory 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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