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Q: Outlook & Mail Merge

When using my Business Contact Manager contact list for a mail merge, I would like to "Sort" or "Filter" the list using the "Category" field. However, this field is not available in the Sort or Filter list choices.
How to resolve?
Vince

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Windows XP Professional Service Pack 1 with office 2002 plus Outlook 2003 installed, Exchange 2003 is being used as the e-mail server.

When I do a mail merge from Word 2002 to e-mail for a mass e-mailing in Outlook 2003. The process completes but there are no e-mails sent from Outlook 2003. The e-mails that were merged are never recieved by the recipents that are being set to. Help.
 

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Hi
I used Word 2007 for mail merge to send about 1000 mails to my prospects
After I click the Merge and Complete button, for every email it sends, outlook pops a warning
"Some program is trying to access to send email. If it is not ok, click deny and check your virus settings ..."

I am forced to click "Allow" for every mail, this is too much to take for the number of mails I am sending
Is there a way to disable this warning system when I am doing a mail merge

Kindly help

Thanks and regards
Sasi Sekar K
 

A:Word 2007 - Outlook Mail Merge Warning for every mail

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Can anyone advise me if there are limits anywhere to the number of e-mails I can send out simultaneously when using a mail merge to e-mail? I have set up and tested the mail merge and it all works fine, but I don't want to launch the real one only to get problems. I have a mailing list with 1,600 addresses, I'm using Outlook and Word 2011 for Mac to do this.
 

A:Mail merge to e-mail using Word / Outlook 2011 for Mac

One of the problems your going to face is getting labeled as a spammer. If your sending these internally it may not be a problem. The standard answer for this is to Outsource this if your sending over 100. Good decision not to launch the real one yet.

A detailed response to similar question in StackOverFlow
 

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Computer: Dell Inspiron 6000 with 1.5 GHz Pentium M processor and 2 GB of RAM.

Windows version: XP/Pro SP 3 (V. 5.1 Build 2600.xpsp.080413-21111 : SP 3)

Word version 2002.

I have 2 problems with using the Outlook version 2000 Mail Merge feature.

Problem 1:

I want to Mail Merge Outlook contacts into Mailing Labels. however, there is a field missing from the available fields after I complete the all the steps.

I tried this 2 ways:

1. All contacts in current view/All contact fields

2. All contacts in current view/Contact fields in current view--after adding the Categories field to the Current View

I also tried adding a user-defined field and then tried both choices above.

In all cases,the Categories field or user-defined field is missing from the available fields: missing from the Insert Merge Fields and missing from the Mail Merge Recipients dialog box.

Here is the sequence I use:

Open Outlook

Click on Contacts shortcut (or View/Go To/Contacts)

Tools/Mail Merge

Select All contacts in current view/All contact fields from the dialog box choices. Select Mailing Labels from the Document type drop down box.

Click OK

Click OK on the warning message: "Outlook has created a MailMerge document...."

In the Mail Merge Helper dialog box, click on Main Document/Setup

Select the label product/type from the Label Options dialog box. Click OK

Click on Data Source/Get Data/Use Address Book. Select Outlook Address Book. Note that the Categories field is not include... Read more

A:Missing field(s) in Outlook contacts using Outlook Mail Merge

I would export my contacts to an excel spreadsheet then run mail merge. You never know whats going on inside outlook...
 

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I am trying to mass e-mail to a list of contacts on both my outlook contacts or an excel spreadsheet.

I am having a hard time trying to merge and then e-mail the test messages. We usually use Lotus notes, but I have a seperate account in Outlook that I am using. I have set outlook as the default mail program and for some reason when I finish the merge nothing happens and no e-mail is getting sent.

Does anyone hav any ideas of how I can get this to work or what else I can do for troubleshooting.

Thanks so much in advance.
 

A:Mail Merge in Outlook 2002 for e-mail

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I dont seem to be getting the mail merge option in the tools menu in outlook.

I think i may have to do something to link it to Word, maybe activate something in word?

Pretty urgent for me, Any help greatly appreciated.

Thanks
John
 

A:Outlook + Mail Merge

I think you need to do this from Word and make sure that Outlook is the default email program.
 

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I'm trying to find an efficient way to send out batches of form e-mails at work. I'm doing it manually now, which is very time-consuming and tedious and prone to mistakes.

I basically want to do a mail merge, but instead of using Word to output form letters or envelopes to a printer, I want the output to be e-mails sent from Outlook. Each mail will need to go to a different e-mail address, and I need to be able to insert customized bits of information like name and department, which I already have stored in spreadsheets, into the body of the message.

Does anyone know of a good way to do this? I've read about a way to do it using Word & Outlook, but I heard that has some kind of huge limitation? (Send To: isn't a location you can place custom data?) I've also found numerous software packages just by Googling for "Outlook mail merge", but I don't know which ones are good.

Any advice appreciated!
 

A:Outlook & Mail Merge?

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Follks, my problem is this:

When I want to send an e-mail to, say, 50 of my contacts, I use mail merge feature in Outlook. When I click on it, it takes me straight to a Word document, where I start with choosing a greeting and then typing in my message. While in Word, I use a Mail Merge Wizard function. However, I don't know how to attach a file to this e-mail (as an attachment). What I've done a couple of times is "cut-and-pasted" stuff into the body of the e-mail itself, but it's not an elegant way of doing it. THERE HAS TO BE A WAY OF ATTACHING DOCUMENTS TO THESE BULK E-MAILS. PLEASE HELP!!!

Yuri47
 

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I am trying to send out a newsletter (as a PDF attachment of about 120 kb) to a bunch of clients and need to find a way to send it efficiently. If I send them all at once, some IP providers / email hosts block it thinking that I am spamming. I can try to send them in batches, if nothing works, but I was wondering if there is an efficient solution. I checked out the mail merge function in Outlook 200 and it works perfectly, but I cannot figure out how to attach an attachment with the merged email. Any thoughts on how to attach attachments to merged emails or any other creative solution?

Really appreciate this.
 

A:Mail merge in Outlook 2000

See the 3rd-party utilities and other information (below that) at:
http://www.slipstick.com/addins/mail.htm#massmail
 

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Hello all, I'm having a problem using mail merge with Outlook. We usually send out a mass email once or twice a month, and have had no problems with it, up until a few days ago. The problem being that the option to mail merge has just disappeared from the tools tab, nor am I able to find it in the customize tab either. I'm fairly useless with outlook as it is, and am even worse when stuff goes wrong in short, help!

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Hello,
Word Mail Merge function does not work. Word sends merged mails to Outlook (Connected to Microsoft Exchange) but outlook refuses to send them.

Hello M.F.Tolga Soyal,

To continue sending messages, please sign in and validate your Outlook.com account.

This helps us stop automated programs from sending junk email.

Thanks for your help and patience!

The Outlook.com Team


Although I had completes account validation nothing has changed.

I'm just trying to send app. 50 mails to my colleagues.

Thank youç

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I am a secretary of a local society with over 50 members who need to receive a regular mailing.
I use a Windows XP operating system and I have the Office 2007 products installed.

I Word 2007 I created my newsletter and then went through all the stages of the mail merge.

My contacts were held in an excel file which was created in the 2003 version. My contacts were an email address list.

I had no problem accessing the email list and inserting the email addresses.

When I went to complete the mail merge and send the emails - nothing happened.

The word document went through the motions of sending the email but when I opend up Outlook there was no record of any of the emails being sent or received.

AS a result it does not look if the emails were sent.

I tried pasting the email list into an email but got an email message saying the message was undeliverable.

What do I have to do to make sure my Word program communicates with my email program which is working properly
 

A:mail merge with Microsoft outlook

Did it actually go through the motions of sending the email or did it just create the merge document? Look at this and see if it helps.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/w...oup-using-mail-merge-in-word-HA001146481.aspx
 

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When using a mail merge documnet in word and using Outlook Contact as a database the merge fields do not all match, The state = city and the zip code = state. I have match fields and saved format but the same issue occurs in a new document
 

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I am trying to do a selected mail merge and ever time I get to the part we I select the files that I in my contacts it is looking at personal folder/Sent Items/Conflict. It will not allow me to select where my pst's are.
 

A:Mail Merge Word 2002 with Outlook

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We started by creating a Mailing Label template using the Mailing Label
Wizard in Word. The fields we set up were:
First Name
Last Name
Company
Street Address
City
State/Province
Postal Code
Then we went to Outlook and chose View by Category. We then highlighted all names in the category we wanted to merge. Then we tried to merge using
these commands:

Tools
Mail Merge
Only Selected Contacts
All Contact Fields
Existing Document - (We browsed to the Word template we had set up)
OK

This opened up a Word screen as asked us if we wanted to Merge now which we clicked on and selected Merge in the next screen too.
Upon selecting Merge the second time, an "Invalid Merge Field" screen opened
up with these options:

This merge field is used in the main document, but it does not exist in the
data source: State/Province
Postal Code

Options were to Remove Field (which we don't want to do) or
Replace with a valid merge field from data source.

If we selected the second option we could enter State and ZIPPostal Code but had to do this for EVERY label (30 times) and then it would work, but we
couldn't figure out how to change our template to read this way, because
when we tried to do that it reverted back to the standard fields in Word
which are not recognized in Outlook.

In other words when we did step 2 and entered the fields in the create labels template box and editing the fields in that step they converted back to standard fields.
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A:Word 2000 Mail Merge with Outlook

Easiest when merging with Outlook:
Copy all your contacts to a new contacts folder.
Expert the contacts to an Excel file.
Merge to the Excel file.
 

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Maybe the Office 2002 gurus out there can direct me to a solution to this pesky problem...
When I try a mail merge to make mailing labels with Word 2002, I always use my Outlook contacts for the data.

However, Word always gives me an error message that says that Outlook is not configured as the defualt mail client. It instructs me to make the changes in Outlook and to try again.

I've been in Outlooks Tools menu, as the help files tell me, and have checked the settings, and made sure the box is checked to configure Outlook as the defualt email program, but Word behaves the same.

Any suggestion?

Thanks,
Ken C.
Chino Hills, CA
 

A:Problem getting Word to use Outlook for Mail Merge

Try this, go to contol panel, click on internet options and on the program tab set Outlook as the default email program.
 

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Hi,

I am wanting to create an Outlook Template (OFT) but I want to pull some of the data from a excel spreadsheet at random so that the data can be updated easily and is readily assessable. Basically it would be like a mail merge field in word.

Can someone please tell me how to create this type of template.

Thank you
 

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hi,

i know how to do a mail merge between word and an excel database, but i dont know if it's possible to merge info between outlook (or OE) and an excel database.

please help.

thank you.
 

A:[solved] is it possible to mail merge between outlook and excel

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I can mail merge fine w Outlook 2002 SP2; however, if I attempt to merge an E-Mail which has an attachment, the merge strips off the attachment and sends the e-mail.

How do you mail merge using Outlook and use an attachment?
 

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Trying to perform mail merge using outlook contacts
 

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I have two email accounts that I want to be able to switch between using outlook so that I can use one for general use and another for a mail merge.

When I run the mail merge, microsoft word 2010 looks like it performs the merge correctly, however no emails are sent to outlook.

I am using Word 2010, Outlook 2010, and Windows 7. The email accounts are gmail accounts (POP3).
I was able to mail merge before I set up multiple accounts, and I have been able to get multiple accounts to work on separate computers (not with the same email address's though).
Unlike other people's problems sending emails through mail merge, I am not able to send any emails out - not plain text nor HTML.
I have looked online and found a suggestion to run SCANPST.EXE, and it did not fix my problem. I have also read online that this maybe an unknow bug or issue.

Does anyone know how to fix this problem? Maybe there is something with office 2007 that my give clues to what may be wrong? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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I am trying to merge an outlook contact file with word mail merge. I am getting the follwing error msg after I select the file:

Microsoft Word

This operation cannot be completed because of a dialogue or database engine failures. Please try again later.

Thanks for the help

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I have windows 7 & office 2007. I am attempting to create an email merge. I have tried to do so starting with first with outlook (which takes me to word) which failed in sending, and then starting with word (which takes me to outlook and then back to word) and also failed in sending. I have followed all instructions to a T (as provided by help in both programs as well as microsoft help online).

What am I missing? Is there some connection between the 2 programs that needs to be set up first?

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I have often used Word 7 Mail Merge and merged emails to Outlook 7 Since I have installed Windows 7 I am now unable to get the emails to show up in Outlook. They appear to merge in Word but they do not show up in Outlook or any other email programme I have. Can anyone help me? I have noticed many others on the web having the same problem.
 

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I have attempted to print out mailing labels from my Contacts Folder in Outlook 2003 without success.

I list here the steps taken so far :-

1.Contact page selected in Outlook containing all the addresses I want to print. I then click Tools> Mail Merge.
2. In the MM Page I have selected;- All Contacts,All Contact Fields & Mailing Labels
3. Selecting "OK" launches MS Word with instructions to click "SETUP" in Section 1 of the MM Helper Page which now appears.
4.When this is clicked , the "LABEL OPTIONS" Page appears
5 Here I select "AVERY A4 & A5 sizes" with Product Number of L7160.
6.cLICKING "ok" brings me to the Blank Label Page with MM Helper Page still superimposed on it.
7 There are 3 choices on this page with the 3rd choice "MERGE" greyed out.

I only use the Mail Merge facility rarely , the last time was almost a year ago , but I seem to remember that the 3rd choice here . i.e. "MERGE" was not "greyed out" the last time I used this facility.

Any advice as to how to resolve this would be appreciated.

A:Problem with Mail Merge Office 2003 using Outlook

Hello thenoo,
Refer to the links below to see if they can provide you with more useful information...

About using contacts for a mail merge - Outlook - Office.com

How to use Outlook contacts with mail merge in Office Word 2003

Use mail merge for mass mailings and more - Training - Office.com

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We have several Word documents (PO's, Quotes, etc.) that currently are used with ACT! to do mail merge (only to import contact info to a single document). We are moving to Prophet (which works with Outlook) and want to continue using these documents. Office help says you have to have matching versions of Outlook/Word (we don't).
Is there a way to make Outlook 2003 merge contacts as needed into these Word documents without upgrading everyone to Word 2003?
Thanks.
 

A:Mail merge Outlook contacts with word document?

If Office help says no, then so must I.
 

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So maybe it's late and I'm cranky, but I didn't see this thread already.

Microsoft Office 2000 - Win Me (unfortunately)

I'm trying to mail merge my Outlook Contacts/Address book into a printed document to carry between computers. It works great using "use address book" and looks fabulous if I do say so myself. The problem is that it skips many of my contacts. It doesn't matter if I sort or filter the records. It skips the same people and I don't see any similarities among the skipped records.

I'm open to suggestions because this is just weird.
 

A:Mail Merge Lost Outlook Contacts in Document

a-hawks:
I've considered your post, and can only think to test the doc on my PC. If that's an option for you, email to [email protected]. I'll see if it does the same here and, if so, why...
 

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I have recently upgraded to Office 2010 (from 07) and I perform a lot a mail merges. I have come across a few issues with this feature within 2010 and wondered if anyone has a solution. I am obviously running Windows 7.

Issue 1 - When performing the mail merge to emails (HTML), Word 2010 doesn't seem to recognise my IMAP email account, which is set as default in Outlook 10 it uses one of my other pop email accounts.
Is there any way to set my IMAP account as the default for mail merging?

Issue 2 - Once I have completed the email merge I then need to create them as a PDF, which in 2007 worked fine but the Acrobat addin in Word 10 doesn't do anything. (I do have Acrobat 8 prof installed as well) I have done a little research and can see that this is a problem but I need a solution to fix.
Otherwise I'll be reduced to uninstalling and re-install 2007!

Anyone with solutions please let me know.
 

A:Email Mail Merge Issue - Word & Outlook 2010

Hi welcome to the forum,
Have you tried the macro to save As pdf file of print to the adobe pdf printer?
 

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I hope someone out there has the answer as I have spent many hours trying to work this porblem through.

My outlook 2002 contacts when I transfer to mail merge there is an inconsistency with the details I have entered in the data. Like one will have the Mr and then it will miss a few then maybe decide to add it again there is no pattern happening. So when I attempt to enter say a 300 odd contacts mail merge I have to individually go through and alter and check each one. My outlook contacts data is filled out corectly with the Mr & Mrs (or whatever is applicable). At time it will say Dear Anna (not Dear Ms Cox) then on the next one it could say Dear Mr Williams - whereas all the data is filled out exactly the same. I hope this makes some sense it's driving me mad!!!!
 

A:moving outlook contacts data transfer to mail merge

I thought you could set up rules or conditions when you mail merged. So that if a particular field was blank, it would not be included.
 

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This fixes the problem of having word show an empty address book from Outlook Contact folder when doing a mail/merge in Word.

1. I went to Outlook, clicked on Tools, then Email Accounts, then View or Change Existing Directories or Address Books

2. I then highlighted Outlook Address Book and clicked on Change

3. I then removed each address book listed, clicked on close, clicked on finish.

4. I then went to each Contacts Folder and right mouse clicked and selected the Properties option.

5. I then clicked on the Outlook Address Book tab

6. I put a check mark in the "Show this folder as an email address book"

Prior to all this each contact folder already had this checked. So God only knows why this issue existed but it did.

After doing these 6 steps I went to do a mail merge in word and selected the Contact Folder that had been showing up empty before. It no longer was empty.
 

A:Solved: Issue with Word mail merge with Outlook 2003

Just a tip: if you want to mark a thread solved, use the Thread Tools at the top of the page instead of double-posting and changing the title. Go ahead and mark your original thread solved, a mod will probably delete this one.

Glad you got your problem sorted.

chris.
 

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hello,
we are running office 2003. when doing a mail merge in outlook from our contacts list
word is inserting a blank line into some of the contacts between the address line and the city line.
eg:
name
address line 1
address line2

city
county
postcode

has anyone else come across this annoying glitch and have any ideas how to fix it???
if you can your a star!
thanks
Iain
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Outlook 2003 mail merge problem please help!!

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I have been sending individual emails to roughly 400 of my clients and perspective clients per month.  I have been sending them one by one so I could personalize it. I need to be able to do the following.  
 
Include the first name of my client after "Good Afternoon _______ "   in the body of the email.
 
Select 1 of my 3 business email addresses from my Microsoft Outlook 2007 Imap emails.
 
Include 2 PDF documents.  
 
Using mail merge via  Microsoft Word does not give these 3 options from what I can find.  This would save me so much time if I can send personalized mass emails to my clients.  Any help or ideas would be greatly appreciated.  

A:Outlook 2007/ mail merge/ cant include attachments or email to send from

anyone?

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I'm using Office 2003. I went through the steps of doing a mail merge from word. I selected the Outlook contact folder I wanted to use and it shows no contacts in it. However, there are plenty of contacts in that folder. So I tried another contact folder and it worked just fine. Any suggestion on this one folder?

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Word mail merge shows empty outlook contact folder

Right-click that Contacts folder and hit Properties. Go to the Outlook Address Book tab and make sure it's checked to be seen as email address book.
 

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Using Excel 2003, I have names and addresses and some other information across 5 different workbooks. I'd like to be able merge these tables into a single table, preserving unique records and avoiding duplicate records. The format varies across the workbooks, but we can make it the same if needed. Tools/"compare and merge workbooks" is currently grayed out. Can you tell us how to do this?
 

A:Solved: help with excel merge (not mail merge)

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On more than one client site we are experiencing a strange problem with our automated mail merge. It is quite random.
The mail merge is the standard process using a word template file (.doc) and merging with an application generated csv file. This is working in all versions of Word and on Windows xp and Windows 7 mostly in networked environments.
Periodically, the merge stops claim that there are no merge fields in the chosen template (even though there were before the process started). On investigation, the template is completely empty and a temporary file with a random number is left in the template folder.
If the template is re-created either from scratch or simply by re-attaching a data source and re-inputting the merge fields, the merge will run happily for a while.
We have a lot of people using this facility with no problem at all but on the odd occasion that it falls over there seems to be absolutely no connection/reason. Any ideas anyone?
 

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I have created a form in word that has several pages within it. It is mainly all text that will be filled into the form and a few that will be filled in with amounts. There are blanks in the form for date, name, address, etc... that are in several places throughout the document.

I am wanting to merge some of the text fields so that when they type the date in one it puts it in all the other date fields as well. I have searched all over the internet and Microsoft site but still can't find anything merging just the text fields. Does anyone know if this can be done?

I attached one of the smaller forms for an example...I need all fill-in boxes that have the same name to merge. Some words are missing due to taking out business info, etc...
 

A:Solved: Merge without Mail Merge?

After searching all over this forum I finally found my answer in another post! The person was asking the same question as me but had worded differently.

The post was How do I make a form repeat in Word? started by mperilloux on 10/28/2007.

The answer that was posted to that thread by Administrator Anne Troy on 10/29/2007 contained this link

http://www.officearticles.com/word/create_a_reference_to_a_bookmark_in_microsoft_word.htm

It was exactly what I needed...Thank You Anne!
 

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I'm using Word 2010 on a Win 7 machine. I'm having problems with mail merge in that when the merge is complete and I click on "OK" once the mail dialog has been completed, nothing happens. My e-mail client does not open up, nor do I see any messages in the outbox. This used to work just fine with Windows Live Mail and Word 2007. I then installed Word 2010 and it does not work now. Any suggestions from anybody? Any assistance would be MUCH appreciated. Microsoft is no help - impossible to contact.
 

A:Solved: Word 2010 e-mail Mail Merge Problem

Word and Outlook have to be same version.
 

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I would like to use Word 2007 Mail Merge to compose and send email messages. My email client is Windows Live Mail. I do not have Outlook. I do not need to access my WLM Contacts list. The email addresses I want to send messages to are in a column of the Word table that I am using as the Mail Merge data source. I have gone through all of the steps of a Mail Merge, including writing the email message, inserting data fields into it, and selecting recipients. The last step is to finish, merge, and send messages. I click on that step and nothing happens - no error message appears but no messages are sent. Any advice? It's possible this can't be done, but I am hoping it can.

--Jim--

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Hi All,

I am trying to do an e-mail merge from a database that is saved on my hard drive.

According to the help files in WORD 2000, I should be able to do this, similar to sending form letters, only e-mail instead.

I can get everything set up and working, right up to the Merge dialog box, but all I have to select for Merge To, is 'New Document,' or 'Printer.' According to the WORD 2000 help files, there should be an option called 'Electronic Mail.' There is not, and I don't know why. I am apparently missing something, but I can't figure it out.

Any help or ideas will be appreciated. Any thoughts as to what else I may run into--difficulty wise--would be appreciated also.

Thank you.

Clayton
 

A:WORD 2000, e-mail merge, missing 'Electronic Mail'

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I have email addresses stored for a Windows Mail Merge docx. and now want to use the email addresses for each entry.How can this email data be exported for use in Windows Live Mail as a Folder in my 'Contacts'?All assistance gratefully accepted in advance. Many thanks
Using OS: 64 bit MS7
 

A:Word Mail Merge emails to Live Mail

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Short Question: Is there any possible way to use Mail Merge in Microsoft Office 2007 with Windows Live Mail?

Notes: Using Windows 7 computer. Windows Live Mail is being used as a program to send the emails out. Microsoft Excell is used to supply the email addresses. It is not an address book problem.

If it is possible to use Mail Merge through WLM, then my next question is:



Long Question: How do I fix my problem?I am using Microsoft Word 2007 to open a short document (.doc).
I am using a Microsoft Excell 2007 spreadsheet (.xlsx) as a database for names and email addresses. [I have tried both .docx and .xls and all combinations of the 4 to try to fix this. None seemed to work, so I reverted to the files' original extensions.]
I go through the Mail Merge steps without any issues. I can see the document. I can see where the merged names will be inserted. I can preview individual letters to see the names inserted correctly. I can also manage the contacts - and select which emails the Mail Merge should be sent to.
As a test, I select only my name. I send out the Mail Merge to the emails as all 3 format options with the subject of "test".
2/3 (Attachment and ?) returned the following error message.







  
Quote: Originally Posted by Error Message


Login Failed. You must log onto Microsoft Exchange to access your address book.
Error Code: Unspecified Error.


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A:Mail Merge using Windows Live Mail problems

Hello Luddite, welcome to the forum.

Although I think that MS Office prefers Outlook, there is possibly some useful information here:
Microsoft Word: Using MS Word 2007 & WLM 2011 for Mail Merging, csv file, microsoft mvp

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I have an Excel spreadsheet of contractors. For the majority of the contractors there is more than one email address listed for them. I am attempting to do a mail merge in Word with this data. I have found that if there are multiple e-mail addresses listed in the e-mail cell that word just ignores that row all together and that contractor does not receive any e-mails. Is there any way to make the mail merge send to all addresses, or I would settle to mail to just one at this point , without totally reformatting my excel sheet? I know that I can make multiple entries for the same contractor with each e-mail address listed on a separate row, but this then makes my spreadsheet unusable for other functions within the company. Please Help!
 

A:Mail Merge w/ Multiple e-mail Addresses in Excel

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I have Microsoft Office 2007 and Vista basic. I am able to use Excel and Word to create an e-mail and connect the e-mail address list, but I am unable to actually send the e-mails from Word. I have done it from another computer that had Outlook, but I do not have Outlook.

Can I send through Word using Windows Mail?

A:Mail Merge using Windows Mail

Here is the information on sending mail using Word
Help for Sending Emails Using Microsoft Word | eHow.com

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Hi All,
I'm trying to email to around 320 recipients out of my MS Access program. I've created a good email list, with proper field names that "match" Publisher. The list "loads" into Publisher, and when I send/merge, the screen had me believing that the mail was being sent. Didn't happen, though. The only "clue" I have as to why, is that (contrary to other times when I've used Publisher/Access merge) I couldn't get to see "recipient previews." Tried starting over several times; same results. Any ideas? I love working with Publisher/Access for personalized emails that don't show the others on the recipient list; hope someone can help me find the answer to this problem. Thanks.
 

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How can I do a mail merge in Outlook Express ? I want to send a small message to my customers with a file attached.

I prefer to have an individual mail per customer, rather than one mail with tons of people in the Send box.
 

A:Mail merge

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