How do I do a mail merge in Microsoft Office?

If you are planning to create a mail merge in Microsoft Office 2010 or 2013, please consult the excellent instructions on the Microsoft website: Mail merge using an Excel spreadsheet   If you are planning to create an email merge, please take a look at these instructions from Microsoft: Use Word for mail merge for […]

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Why did my mail merge fail?

If you are doing a Microsoft Office for Windows Mail Merge and it fails or displays inaccurate data, verify that Confirm file format conversion on open is checked.  Inaccurate data includes misformatted dates, addresses, zip codes, or dollar amounts. Go to Options.  In this version of Microsoft Word, options is in the File menu. Select […]

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How do I setup Outlook for a mail merge?

To setup Outlook for a mail merge, follow the steps below: 1. Open Microsoft Outlook from the Start menu. 2. Click Next. 3. Click Yes, then Next. 4. Select Manual setup or additional server types.  Click Next. 5. Select POP or IMAP. Click Next. 6. Enter the following information: Your Name: The first and last […]

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