How do I use Mail Merge, Excel to Word?

How do I use Mail Merge, Excel to Word?

I have a file with the info I need but need to create the Word template for this merge.

I also need to combine fields, like:


And since I have state names, like Florida, I hope I can map that to FL as part of the import feature.

Please provide some guidance or a little video that can help.

curiouswebsterSoftware EngineerAsked:
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Jim RiddlesPrepress/OMS SpecialistCommented:
Here is a link to a detailed article on Microsoft's site on how to perform a mail merge:  Mail merge using an Excel spreadsheet - Word

Please note that merging multiple fields onto a single line is simple, but you will not have the ability to convert something like Florida to FL.  That will need to be done in Excel to the original list.

I have uploaded a simple Word and Excel file to show you how it could look.

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If your Excel document is good (proper fields) and ready to merge, create a Word document and then use the Word Mail merge wizard to create the document. It has about 6 steps and I use this every year to create receipt letters.
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