Question about MS Word

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  • SuperBas 11 Jul 2013 06:37:58 1,452 posts
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    I can't figure out how to find this on google.

    I remember from classes years ago that Word offers functionality to quickly make a ton of letters that have only slightly different content each. For example, a generic order confirmation that starts with "Dear [insert title] [insert name],". Word has a way to create a standard text, then show several popups to fill in the blanks of this text (title, name, address, etc). This way, you can quickly make lots of letters without having to bother with copy paste.

    Anyone know what this functionality is called so that I can find it on google?
  • KayJay 11 Jul 2013 06:42:25 5,288 posts
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    SaveAsTemplate?
    And just use that template as your base.

    There might be a more fancy way, but that would be the way I'd do it, Not knowing this other way you're thinking of.
  • KayJay 11 Jul 2013 06:47:53 5,288 posts
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    Or if your using a list of names/addresses in excel this might be helpful.

    http://youtu.be/0ZMsD_dqJh0
  • KayJay 11 Jul 2013 06:48:50 5,288 posts
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    Also the term you might be looking for is "Mailshot".
    That might help with a google search.
  • dunts 11 Jul 2013 06:51:42 4,207 posts
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    Mail Merging
  • SuperBas 11 Jul 2013 07:02:16 1,452 posts
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    dunts wrote:
    Mail Merging
    Yup, that's the one I need. Not exactly like how I did it in school, but works with an Excel sheet which is helpful.

    Thanks for the help guys!
  • tonystark123 1 Aug 2013 03:38:58 3 posts
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    @SuperBas mail merge is good for your purpose
  • Nanocrystal 1 Aug 2013 05:40:18 1,014 posts
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    Is this for your new business of mailing out adult DVDs?
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