The steps 5-8 are not showing in Mail Merge Wizard.

asked 2019-11-26 17:11:18 +0100

I have read the user guide for Libreoffice Writer and it says that there are 8 steps in Mail Merge Wizrd. But in my system it is only showi 4 steps. I have read the other question that states that the Options are grayed out. But they are not even grayed out. They are just not visible.

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Which user guide? The one at official site only tells about 5 steps (which is so since v.5.0).

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2019-11-26 20:33:41 +0100 )edit

@Mike Kaganski,

All (6.0 PDF docs), including your link, show parts with 8 steps. Look starting on page 313 Using the Mail Merge Wizard to create a form letter. Go down a few pages and screens go from 5 steps to 8. The description includes 8 steps.

Ratslinger gravatar imageRatslinger ( 2019-11-27 04:56:44 +0100 )edit

@Ratslinger: Thanks! I needed to look through it all, not only the first page with 5-step wizard screenshot, assuming it was updated. I'm sorry; and that is definitely a very bad oversight of documentation team...

I also wrote a wrong version number since which that was changed (actually it was 5.2); I only can tell that yesterday was not the day I should have done something requiring responsibility.

Then I can only suggest using help (where only 5 steps are described, I tested I swear! :-)), and file a bug against documentation.


Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2019-11-27 06:02:54 +0100 )edit

@Mike Kaganski,

Just glad to be of some help. Have done much the same many a time myself.

Ratslinger gravatar imageRatslinger ( 2019-11-27 06:44:54 +0100 )edit