Objective 1. Prepare a Mail Merge Document as Mailing Labels

Activity 3.1. Setting up Mailing Labels in the Mail Merge Wizard

In this activity, you will create a new document for mailing labels and start the Mail Merge Wizard. You will select a layout for the type of mailing labels.


Start Word and display a New Blank document. Save the file as Mailing_Labels_Firstname_Lastname


On the Tools menu, point to Letters and Mailings, and then click Mail Merge.

The Mail Merge task pane displays. The Mail Merge Wizard has six steps to complete the merge process.


On the Standard toolbar, click the Zoom arrow, and select Page Width. This will display the document and layout for the labels alongside the task pane.


In the Mail Merge task pane, under Select document type, click the Labels option button. Under Step 1 of 6, click Next: Starting document.

Mail Merge Step 2 of 6 displays in the task pane. You can move to the next or previous wizard step at any point in the process.


Under Change document layout, click Label options. In the Product number list, click 5160Address, and then click OK.

The gridlines display on the document workspace as a guide for the labels layout. These lines do not print. Compare your screen with Figure 3.2. If the gridlines are not displayed on your screen, click the Table menu and then click Show Gridlines.

Figure 3.2.

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Windows XP

Outlook 2003

Internet Explorer

Computer Concepts

Word 2003

Chapter One. Creating Documents with Microsoft Word 2003

Chapter Two. Formatting and Organizing Text

Chapter Three. Using Graphics and Tables

Chapter Four. Using Special Document Formats, Columns, and Mail Merge

Excel 2003

Chapter One. Creating a Worksheet and Charting Data

Chapter Two. Designing Effective Worksheets

Chapter Three. Using Functions and Data Tables

Access 2003

Chapter One. Getting Started with Access Databases and Tables

Chapter Two. Sort, Filter, and Query a Database

Chapter Three. Forms and Reports

Powerpoint 2003

Chapter One. Getting Started with PowerPoint 2003

Chapter Two. Creating a Presentation

Chapter Three. Formatting a Presentation

Integrated Projects

Chapter One. Using Access Data with Other Office Applications

Chapter Two. Using Tables in Word and Excel

Chapter Three. Using Excel as a Data Source in a Mail Merge

Chapter Four. Linking Data in Office Documents

Chapter Five. Creating Presentation Content from Office Documents

Go! With Microsoft Office 2003 Brief
GO! with Microsoft Office 2003 Brief (2nd Edition)
ISBN: 0131878646
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 448

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