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Use mail merge for mass mailings and more

Word practice file and practice instructions

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Practice in Word
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You've met the Mail Merge toolbar and seen how you can use its buttons to walk through a more advanced merge process. Now's your chance to try an advanced merge yourself by creating a form letter with a coupon in it. To complete this practice session, you'll need to use the data file that you created in the first practice session.

About the practice session

When you click Practice in Word, a practice document will download to your computer and open in Word, and a separate window with practice instructions will appear alongside (see picture).

Note     You need to have Word 2003 installed on your computer.

Tips

  • If the practice instructions aren't visible, or disappear when you click in Word, click the Word Help taskbar button and then click the Auto Tile button on the upper-left corner of the instructions.
  • If the practice instructions cover up Word, click the Auto Tile button on the upper-left corner of the instructions.

Before you begin

Make sure to close Word if it is already running.

Start the practice

Click the Practice in Word button now.

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