Using Mail Merge with Outlook contacts


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Using Mail Merge with Outlook contacts

Of the hundreds of thousands of mail merges completed in offices each day, the vast majority use name and address information about people. The kind of data we normally store in Microsoft Outlook. Let's see how easy it is to use our Outlook Contacts as the data source for our mail merge. If you don't use Microsoft Outlook, if you use some other contact management system, you might want to skip this movie entirely, because this is really all about Outlook. So we have our primary letter up in front of us and we can see that we're going to be picking up some name information and some address information specifically.

To tell Microsoft Word that we want to get that information from Outlook, we're going to choose Select Recipients from the Start Mail Merge group on the Mailings tab and then choose Select from Outlook Contacts. Microsoft Word then will go to Microsoft Outlook and say, "what you got in terms of content folders?" Notice that it says I have a set of co...

Using Mail Merge with Outlook contacts
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Using Mail Merge with Outlook contacts 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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