Mail Merge

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Opens the Mail Merge dialog, which helps you in printing and saving form letters.

Insert at least one address database field into a text document, then start printing the document. Answer "Yes" to the question whether you want to print a form letter.

During printing, the database information replaces the corresponding database fields (placeholders). For more information about inserting database fields refer to the Database tab page under Insert - Field - More Fields.


Determines the number of records for printing the form letter. One letter will be printed for each record.


Processes all the records from the database.

Selected records

Processes only the marked records from the database. This option is only available when you have previously marked the necessary records in the database.


Specifies which records to include in your form letter.


Specifies the number of the first record to be printed.


Specifies the number of the last record to be printed.


Determines whether to send your form letters to a printer or save them to a file.


Prints the form letters.


Saves the form letters in files.

Single print jobs

Prints each form letter individually with the selected printer.


Specifies the path to store the form letters.


Opens the Select Path dialog.

Generate file name from

Specifies how the file name is generated.

Database field

Uses the content of the selected data field as the file name for the form letter.

Manual setting

Creates the file name based on the text you enter, followed by a serial number.

Related Topics

Creating a Form Letter

Mail Merge Wizard

Starts the Mail Merge Wizard to create form letters or send e-mail messages to many recipients.