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Jpeg and mail merge - how do you do it..

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hi,

I am a non-professional in the graphics world. I would like to do a mialing for tax season this year.
I would like to merge my clients names right into the 1040 and and send it to each of them, in solicitation for my services.
I scanned in a 1040 and got a JPG...
When it printed, i used publisher and merged fields on to a blank publications.  If i make copies of the 1040, and then use that to run through the machine for a second time... i get a 1040 that is filled in.....
However, isn't there a way to do it with " one pass through the printer., and merge the fileds on to an image...

Any help appreciated.

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Intelogent,

I can think of a couple of ways of doing this. Perhaps the easiest would be to output a PDF with what appears to be merged data (using your scanned 1040 as a background) and then convert the PDF to an image.

If you think this process might work for you, I can help you work out the details.

Cheers,
LHerrou
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i do think it would work perfectly,

but i have not been able to bring the sdcanned 1040 into any program which repoduces it in good quality... and has the ability to add merged fields on to it...
word.. it recreated the PDF so grainny..
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any help appreciated.
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