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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Oddly enough, you can do an email merge from Word rather than Outlook. I've done this as far back as Office 97. You can specify plain text for the email. We used to send email to our customers using a list in Excel as the email data source. This feature continues to exist in Office 2003 as far as I can tell. I haven't tested it for many years though. Look for "mail merge" under the tools menu.
    • Why didn't you anticipate that I was doing this and ring me at the office?!

      Oh well. MS Help wasn't forthcoming about this on searches for "email merge," and I didn't think to try in Word. I forget that some people (ugh) use Word to edit email.

      Hey, it got me to learn more Email:: stuff, so that's good, right? Right??
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      rjbs