Mail Merge Envelopes
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Open your customized envelope you created with your return address and clipart image. Save it with the document name Mail Merge Envelope.

Connect the Envelopes to Your Address List:

On the Mailings tab, in the Select Recipients group, Use Existing List..

Select Recipients

Navigate to your student folder and select the access database you created when you were constructing your form letter Access Database. Click open to load the database.

Select Data Source

After you connect your envelopes to your address list, you are ready to add placeholders that indicate where the addresses will appear on each envelope. This will be the address block merge field.

Click where you want to place the Address Block which will be at the center of your envelope.

Address Block

With the Mailing tab selected click Address Block. If your Address Block is grayed out you have not connected to your recipient list. Go back to the sectionConnect the Envelopes to Your Address List.

Address Block

Click OK at the Address Block dialog box to accept the default. Your envelope should now look like this:


Your envelope should now look like this:

Address Block

Preview Your Envelope:

To preview your envelopes, with the Mailing tab selected click Preview Results then click the arrow keys to view all five of your documents.

Preview Letters

Resave your mail merge envelope and continue on to the mail merge label activity.

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