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How do you do a mail merge using info from existing documents?

A user wants to select a number of customer documents and then run a macro which composes a standard document for each of the selected customer documents.

Have the macro's Operation set to Compose new documents when run.
In the Formula add a statement:

  FIELD Form := name_of_the_standard_document_form;

The form to be composed should have inherit turned on so fields from the selected docs will appear in the new form.

If you only need to print out forms with existing data, this is even simpler. Highlight the documents in the view and then select File, Print, Form Override.

Applies to Notes Versions: 3 4 4.5 4.6 5
Last Modified: January 6, 1998