Prompting for individual input with FILLIN


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Prompting for individual input with FILLIN

In the previous two videos, we've used Microsoft Word's Ask and Fill-in fields to collect information from the user at runtime to insert into the letter about the location of our meeting, the date of the letter, and the date of the meeting. We are left with one piece of information that we need to provide at runtime, but it's different for each and every recipient. That's the role of that recipient we will play in the meeting, highlighted here in teal. For our team, we have three basic roles. We have the role of the convener, we have the role of the recorder, and we have a role for a timekeeper. Everyone else is an observer.

So, what we'd like to do is, at the time we do the merge, be prompted to determine the role for each of our team members at this specific meeting. We're going to use a variation of the Fill-in field to be able to do this. So, let's start by deleting this information here for the observer, and now we'll use Rules > Fill-in and say, ...

Prompting for individual input with FILLIN
Video duration: 4m 57s 1h 31m Intermediate

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Prompting for individual input with FILLIN 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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