You use the Open Data Source and Mail Merge Recipients buttons on the toolbar to:
- Connect to the data file that contains the unique information you want to merge.
Note If you want to use your Outlook Contacts list as the data file, you'll need to connect to it through the Mail Merge task pane. Open the task pane, advance to the Select recipients step, and then click Select from Outlook contacts.
- Choose the records from the file that you want to use.
Tip If you need to create a new data file, open the Mail Merge task pane, advance to the Select recipients step, and then click Type a new list.