Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a directory, part of Word 2010: Mail Merge.
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…that we've been working with previously.…
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
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1. Creating Personalized Letters
2. Creating Other Types of Merged Documents
3. Using Rules for Customized Merges
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