Forms, Fields, and Mail Merge in Word 2010

Individuals and business users with basic computer literacy and some experience using Microsoft Word

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Expected Duration
60 minutes

Word 2010 enables you to create forms quickly and easily, so that they can be used by other users of Word 2010. Forms contain editable form controls that you can link to external data sources, and Word 2010 contains security features to protect forms from tampering by other users. Another method of capturing document information is by using fields. You can use fields to add information about a file into the document. For example, you can insert an Author field to insert the author’s name, or use a LastSavedBy field to enter the name of the person who last saved the document.
Word 2010’s mail merge feature enables users to merge content such as address blocks into letters, e-mail messages, envelopes, and labels very easily. This course demonstrates how to add, modify, and update forms and fields, and also illustrates the various mail merge capabilities of Word 2010.


Using Forms and Fields in Word 2010

  • add content controls to a form
  • apply protection to a form
  • add a field to a document
  • modify a field in a document
  • start a mail merge and specify a data source
  • add mail merge fields to a document
  • add and modify fields in Word 2010
  • perform a mail merge in Word 2010
  • add content controls to a form and protect a form in Word 2010





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