Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Outlook contacts as a recipient list, part of Word 2007: Creating Envelopes and Labels.
If you're one of those people who uses Microsoft Outlook to store your contact…information, you'll be glad to know you can use these contacts in Microsoft Word…as a recipient list.…So, we'll flip over to Microsoft Word.…You can have any document on your screen, whether it's a label, an envelope or a…new blank document like I have in front of me.…We'll go up to the Mailings tab and we'll Select Recipients.…Now, you'll notice the third option is to Select from Outlook Contacts.…When you select this, you'll see a list of the different contacts you can…choose from. If you're only using one contact file, it appears selected, just…click OK and you'll see a list of those contacts displayed in the Mail Merge…Recipients dialog box.…
So, of course, from here, if you wanted to deselect anybody, you didn't want to…use them in the Mail Merge, you could do so by deselecting their checkbox.…The only difference using Microsoft Outlook contacts is if you need to edit…the list, if you want to change names, addresses, when you click the Contacts…
- Printing from a sheet of labels
- Creating recipient lists
- Using the Mail Merge wizard
- Printing e-postage
- Creating business cards
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Envelope and Label Basics
2. Working with Recipient Lists
3. Mail Merging with Envelopes
4. Mail Merging with Labels
5. Using Electronic Postage
6. Troubleshooting Envelopes and Labels
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