Pages can create a mail merge in a matter of minutes. A mail merge is a tool for generating mass mailings, such as form letters. Mail merges contain unique data, such as names and addresses, as well as information that is standard throughout each document. For example, you might use a mail merge to send customers information about a new product or sale, print mailing labels, appointment reminders, or payment due reminders.
To create a mail merge in Pages, you set-up your document with placeholder text, then you connect your data source an link your placeholders to your data. Once that is complete, you choose to print or save the merged documents.
You have three different items that come into play with a mail merge:
This tutorial walks you through creating a simple mail merge using an existing data file.
Prior to merging your data, you need to create a new document and set up your placeholder text. Create your document including all of the information you want in every merged document.
Insert placeholder text for each piece if data from your data source. For example, type First Name where you want the recipients' first name to appear.