Office & Productivity Software forum

General discussion

Word Mail Merge to Outlook

by Siddharth / September 21, 2004 5:10 AM PDT

I am using Access 2000 to get a bunch of email addresses, to send out a flyer.
i use Word 2000 to format the mail with the a logo.

but when i mail merge to either Outlook 2k or Outlook Express, both email clients are stripping the email of its formatting and logo!!

i have set them to use HTML/Rich Text mail format.

i played around with the various options for 4hrs!

HELP!!!!!
-R-

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Word Mail Merge to Outlook
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Word Mail Merge to Outlook
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Re: Word Mail Merge to Outlook
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 21, 2004 5:33 AM PDT

HINT: SMTPSEND.EXE was what we used.

Find it with Google. I don't use your solution because after many years of living with you know who, changes they make break what used to work.

Sorry, but I just thought you may want an exit.

Bob

Collapse -
Re: Word Mail Merge to Outlook
by Siddharth / September 22, 2004 3:59 AM PDT

quick question...regarding inserting an image (logo) into the email body.

i format a body with the logo and send it out to the drafts folder.

now in the drafts folder, when i open the email, the logo/image has been removed and instead it becomes an attachment!!! why is this happening?? :@

is word just stupid or are we who use it!?

-Rusty

Collapse -
In reality, it's an attachment.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 22, 2004 4:47 AM PDT

I think you need to look at MIME (encoding) and in reality all non-body TEXT is just an attachment and the body of the MIME email uses those attachements.

Bob

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

The Samsung RF23M8090SG

One of the best French door fridges we've tested

A good-looking fridge with useful features like an auto-filling water pitcher and a temperature-adjustable "FlexZone" drawer. It was a near-flawless performer in our cooling tests.