Labels are useful for addressing envelopes packages making nametags
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Labels are useful for addressing envelopes, packages, making nametags or labeling file folders. You can print labels using Mail Merge. A label can be printed for each person on your mailing list. You can use an existing Data Source from where you can get the information for each person. You should make sure that your printer can print labels before you begin. Click New icon to create a new document. Open an existing document if you want like. To create labels, Click Tools. The pull down menu for Tools appears. Choose Mail Merge from the menu. The Mail Merge dialog box appears. Click Create and choose the type of main document you want to create. Here you will choose Mailing Labels. A dialog box appears. Click Active Window to make the document on the screen the Main Document. If you already have a Data Source created, you can open and use it. To open an existing data source, Click Get Data. A pull down menu appears. Choose Open Data Source. Find and click on the name of the Data Source you want to open. Click Open. Click Setup Main Document to set up the labels. A box for label options appears here. Arrow 1 - lets you select the type of printer you have. Arrow 2 - lets you select the label brand. Arrow 3 - lets you select the type of label. Click OK to continue. The Create Labels dialog appears. Type a label for one person as shown. Select an area of text that you want to change in each label. Click Insert Merge Field to display the Merge Field List. Click the Merge Field that corresponds to the text that you have typed. The Merge Field replaces the text as shown. Repeat the same steps till you finish inserting all the merge fields that you want. Click OK to continue. A dialog box appears to confirm that you want to replace the existing main document. You can click OK to replace it. Click Close to close the Mail Merge dialog box. The labels with the Merge Fields that you selected appear. Click the Merge to New Document icon to merge the labels and the Data Source. A new document appears. It contains a personalized label for every person on your mailing list.