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Mail and Data Merges Using Word 2003 by Faithe Wempen

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Performing a Letter Merge with the Mail Merge Wizard

The Mail Merge Wizard guides you through the process of setting up a mail merge for letters, email messages, envelopes, labels, or a directory. Mail merge beginners find it useful because it prompts you for each step of the process; mail merge experts seldom use it because it is a bit clunky and because when you understand the process, creating your own merges on-the-fly is faster.

Because the rest of this Short Cut covers each step of the mail merge process in much greater detail, I won't go into detail for each step here. Instead, I'll step you through a simple Letters type of merge using the Mail Merge Wizard and your Microsoft Outlook contact list. After you've completed the rest of this ...

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