Merge into Word

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Merge into Word

You will now use the data in Excel to produce a Card using Word Mail merge.

 

1.        Start Word.

2.        A blank document opens by default. Leave it open. If you close it, the commands in the next step are not available.

 

3.        Click on 'mail merge' and then scroll down to 'Step by Step Mail Merge Wizard'. Follow the steps in the task pane to navigate your way through the Mail Merge process.

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4.STEP ONE - Select Document Type - Click on the 'Directory' button

 

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5.Click on Next to go to STEP TWO

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6.STEP TWO - Select Starting Document - Select 'Start from Existing document'

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7.Choose the template of your choice (in this example we want to publish a 24 dog Card)

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8.You will see this warning message - click on 'Yes'

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9.STEP THREE - Select Recipients - Click on Next to go to next step

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10.To select the Excel worksheet you saved earlier ............click on 'Select a different list'

 

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11.Your Explorer dialogue box will open. Navigate to and open the Excel file you saved earlier.

 

12.Open the file and click OK in the confirm dialogue box.

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13.You will see your Excel file - click OK.

 

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14.In WORD now go to Step four.

 

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15.Click on Next to go to next step...

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16.Click on Complete the merge.

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17.Click on Finish & Merge and from the drop down list select ' Edit Individual Documents.

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19.In the dialogue box, select 'From' and enter number of records you wish to merge. (In this example we will enter 1 to 24)

 

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20.Your Card will be generated.

21.You will now need to carry out some minor editing tasks prior to printing the document.

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