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is there a way to mail merge using Illustrator?

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I have a heap of certificates to print with different names on each. Is there a way to read the names from an excel spreadsheet automatically, like a mail merge feature?
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Hi TonyCabone,

Nope.  Not in Illustrator.  You could export it as a PNG and use that in Word to get the merge you need.
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Or InDesign :)

(d'oh! Thanks for jumping in, Gary...I totally forgot about InDesign...)
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Glad to help!
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