Creating a Mail Merge in MS Word

Before you can create a mail merge, you need a data source (a database)

View tutorial on creating a database in MS Access

  1. To use this feature, first make sure the mail merge toolbar is visible.  Go to view > toolbars > mail merge

You should now see the mail merge tool bar:

  1. Click on the 'open data source' button

  2. Select the table which contains names and addresses you wish to use

  1. Click the 'insert merge field' button

  1. Insert the merge fields into your document

  1. Click the 'merge to new document' button

  1. Now all the names and addresses from your database table will appear.  You can also merge to email if you have a mail client configured.

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