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Use mail merge for mass mailings and more

Test yourself

Complete the following test so you can be sure you understand the material. Your answers are private, and test results are not scored.

What is the relationship between your data file and the fields you insert into the main document?

There is no relationship.

Fields are equivalent to categories (column headings) in the data file.

Each field represents one cell in the data file.

How can you distinguish a data file field from other text in a main document?

Data file fields are always formatted as bold text.

Data file fields are italicized.

Data file fields are surrounded by chevrons (« »).

You must have an existing data file in order to perform a mail merge.



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