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please help
07-09-2005, 11:05 PM
in a document that is sent out to many different companies. how can you
change only certain fields in order to personalize it? how can you do this
automatically without having to find and replace.

Jay Freedman
07-09-2005, 11:05 PM
On Wed, 6 Jul 2005 17:33:01 -0700, "please help"
<pleasehelp@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>in a document that is sent out to many different companies. how can you
>change only certain fields in order to personalize it? how can you do this
>automatically without having to find and replace.

Look in Word's help for the term "mail merge".

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Regards,
Jay Freedman
Microsoft Word MVP FAQ: http://word.mvps.org

Suzanne S. Barnhill
07-09-2005, 11:05 PM
And then read these articles:

How to create a Mail merge
http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/MailMerge/CreateAMailMerge.htm

Creating a mail merge Data Source
http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/MailMerge/CreateADataSource.htm


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Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
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"Jay Freedman" <jay.freedman@verizon.net> wrote in message
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> On Wed, 6 Jul 2005 17:33:01 -0700, "please help"
> <pleasehelp@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> >in a document that is sent out to many different companies. how can you
> >change only certain fields in order to personalize it? how can you do
this
> >automatically without having to find and replace.
>
> Look in Word's help for the term "mail merge".
>
> --
> Regards,
> Jay Freedman
> Microsoft Word MVP FAQ: http://word.mvps.org


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