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How do you send an email using the "From" option when doing a Mail merge?

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How do you send an email using the "From" option when doing a Mail merge in outlook?
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by:peakpeak
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Easiest way: You do the mail merge on (with) the account that should be the from field
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by:IT-DKB
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It's not an account. Its a distribution list they have rights to send from.
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You can probably do it with a bit of scripting:
Script code examples to build from here:
http://www.outlookcode.com
http://www.slovaktech.com/code_samples.htm
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by:Joanne M. Orzech
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I think peakpeak is right here...just open the account the prepare the mail merge from there... but here's another post that MAY be of assistance.  Not really clear on how you plan on doing the merge - VBA or manually.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Groupware/Outlook/Q_23554160.html

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