#### how to format and print labels from an excel file

I have an excel list of people with 12 cells of information.  I want to
format and print "name tags" (labels?) using only the information in four
cells.  How can I do this?

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4/12/2005 4:46:03 PM
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You can print labels in Excel but formatting can be a problem.

Best to use Word for the mailmerge operation and select the 4 labels to print
during the setup in Word.

For help on Word mail merge using Excel as the data source.

http://www.mvps.org/dmcritchie/excel/mailmerg.htm

http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/MailMerge/CreateAMailMerge.htm

And a training tutorial for creating envelopes and labels.

http://office.microsoft.com/training/training.aspx?AssetID=RC010390291033

Gord Dibben Excel MVP

On Tue, 12 Apr 2005 09:46:03 -0700, DDAANN <DDAANN@discussions.microsoft.com>
wrote:

>I have an excel list of people with 12 cells of information.  I want to
>format and print "name tags" (labels?) using only the information in four
>cells.  How can I do this?


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Gord
4/12/2005 5:09:06 PM
If you have Word, it is easier to do a tools/mail merge from there using
excel as the data.

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4/12/2005 5:12:03 PM

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