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Picture Yourself Learning Microsoft® Word® 2010 by Diane Koers

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Inserting Merge Fields

NOW THAT YOU’VE CREATED the main document and have selected a data source, the next step is to enter the merge fields (also called merge codes) into the main document, thereby instructing Word exactly where you want those data fields placed.

You have the option of placing a group of fields together or choosing the individual fields you want to enter. The field groups come in the two different forms. The first group is for an Address Block, which consists of the following fields: Title, First Name, Last Name, Company Name, Address Line 1, Address Line 2, City, State, and ZIP Code. The second group is for the Greeting Line, which includes a greeting such as “Dear” or “To,” followed by the First Name and Last Name, and then ...

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