Previewing merge results


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Previewing merge results

We have our primary letter with merge fields in it. We have our data source, but it's not quite yet time to merge. First we're going use Word's Preview Results features to see how a sample of the individual letters will look if we completed the merge. We started out with one letter and about 80 data records. Once we put those two together, we are going to have 80 individual one-page letters. The time to proof this letter is now. There's nothing like a mistake that's repeated in every single one of these merge letters.

So first we're going to click the Preview Results button in the Preview Results group, and you'll notice that the data from the very first record is filled in here, and we can use the familiar First, Last record buttons in order to move through the records, and determine if they look good. You will notice for example that we don't have a company for Ross Atkins, and yet that record looks great as we go along. Another thing we can do is we ca...

Previewing merge results
Video duration: 4m 46s 1h 37m Intermediate

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Previewing merge results provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Gini Courter as part of the Word 2007: Mail Merge in Depth

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Business
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Word
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