About creating and printing a single envelope

The feature or some of the options described in this Help topic are only available if support for English (U.S.) is enabled through Microsoft Office Language Settings.

Using the Envelopes and Labels dialog box (Tools menu, Letters and Mailings submenu, Envelopes and Labels command) is the simplest way to create a single envelope. You can also use the Mail Merge task pane, but that method is recommended when you are preparing a mass mailing.

ShowAdding information to an envelope

You can add different types of custom information to your envelope, in addition to basic address information:

ShowCustomizing the look of an envelope

You can change the look of an envelope in a number of ways:

  • Specify the formatting of text.
  • Select a wide variety of envelope sizes, or specify a custom size.
  • Add special text and graphics, for example, a company logo or decorative graphic.

Envelope with decorative graphic

ShowPrinting an envelope

When you create an envelope by using the Envelopes and Labels dialog box, you can print the envelope without saving the address information. If you want to save the envelope for later editing and printing, you can attach it to a document.

Applies to:
Word 2003