How do I print a Thunderbird contact name and address on an postal envelope? [closed]

asked 2015-04-04 09:05:30 +0100

MorrisG gravatar image

updated 2020-08-20 14:32:35 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I want to select a Thunderbird contact and print the name and address directly on to a postal envelope for mailing.

I do not want to print a list of contacts or fiddle around with single labels. Yes, I can handwrite the details on the envelope but it is not ideal. I have tried LibreOffice>Writer>Envelope but it results in all contacts being included in the output document. Ditto for mail merge. I am running:

Lubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

LibreOffice Version: Build ID: 420m0(Build:2)

Thunderbird 31.5.0

I have already successfully registered the Thunderbird contact list as a mailing list data source in LO and looked at the mail merge facility. Am I missing something?

This should be such an obvious and simple thing. Please help.

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by Alex Kemp
close date 2020-08-19 21:51:47.410867