Mail Merge Feature in Microsoft® Outlook 2010
What is mail merging in Microsoft Outlook 2010? Discuss ways to fix issues with it.
Microsoft Outlook 2010 has been added with a number of useful features. One among these features include Mail Merge. Mail Merge is a tool to send your contacts in mailing list to the corresponding users. You can use the tool for taking data from structured data like database and spreadsheet etc. You can then insert these data into documents like name tags, mailing labels and letters etc. The mail merge is mostly useful for users who need to send sales and cover letters to a mass group of people. It can also be used for generating invoices and slips for orders. The feature also allows printing a set of mailing labels as well as envelopes.
Following are some notes on the Mail Merge feature in Microsoft Outlook 2010:
- Send a contact
- Issues with Mail Merge
- Tips to fix issues
Send a contact
To start mail merging in Microsoft Outlook 2010, you need to select and send contacts first using the List option. Then, select desired contacts in the contact list by holding down the 'Ctrl' or 'Shift' keys. Then, click on 'Tools' menu and then 'Mail Merge' option. It will open up the Mail Merge dialog in which you need to select the contacts by selecting different option under Contacts. You can then select the type of document to merge and select 'OK'. You can thus get these contacts send to merge.
Issues with Mail Merge
It is possible to get some issues with the Mail Merge feature in Microsoft Outlook 2010. You may find that the Mail Merge has not been working properly in the application. It may not display contacts properly and you may not send any mails due to this issue. The Mail Merge may also bring some conflicts and crashes in Microsoft Outlook 2010.
There are some tips to fix issues with the Mail Merge feature in Microsoft Outlook 2010. You can try cleaning the system registry with good registry cleaner software and get the issue fixed. You can try removing and re-installing the Mail Merge feature to get the features work properly thereafter. You may also need good update for Mail Merge to make it work uninterrupted.
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