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asked 2019-06-03 21:13:58 +0100

athegn gravatar image

Following my earlier post which gave me answer in Portuguese, which I cannot read, I have progressed a little bit but am still stuck.

I have created a database Addresses.odb

It has five fields (Name, Address 1 to 4)

I want to print DL envelopes from this database to my HP Envy 8250 printer.

I cannot find a list of instructions that work for me.

I create new text document > insert > Envelopes and in the addessee box add the five fields I press New document when I get a preview of the envelope showing where the fields will print.

Where do I go from there Do I save as an odt file? having done that where do I go next. If I open that odt file how do I get my actual addresses to send to the printer?

Any help really appreciated

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answered 2019-06-03 21:47:24 +0100

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This is all done with the Mail Merge process. Complete instructions for both letters and envelopes are in the LO documentation found here -> LibreOffice Writer Guide. See Chapter 14 - Mail Merge.

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answered 2019-06-04 20:17:17 +0100

athegn gravatar image

Thank you. Resolved my problem.

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Please use add a comment for this type of response.

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