Are you one of those who prefer to do things? Like the basics of design? If you are looking for a program that can design a card invitation with an easy to use , here we will introduce you step by step how to make an invitation card and envelope in Microsoft Publisher program included in the package Microsoft Office .
Create an invitation card with envelope in Microsoft Publisher
Create the source file data: There must place the guest list, indicating their names, surnames, address, province and locality, as these the fields’ll need later. you can do this in Microsoft Word or Excel , organized by special columns and headers.
Create a design for the card: You can do using a template or a new file . Set in this step the font, colors, text boxes, etc., in the format you will use and any other accessory you want.
Performs merge for your invitation card
- . Go to the main bar, click on the Select Data em>
- Then click on Select a list exists, em> there looking and open the file you created data source
- will open the Mail Merge Recipients em> there could order em> in two ways:
- The first way is ascending or descending order by clicking the headers of the fields, either by full name, address, province or locality
- The second way is in Restrict list of recipients em> click order em>, where another window will open
- In the Sort Records em> can specify which you want to field order your file, then press OK em> li. >
- After making the above settings click OK em>
Insert Merge Field for your invitation card
Now, position yourself on the place of the card where you want the name of the guest, go to the Insert Merge Field em> tab appears, there is a list displayed with the name of the fields, click on the name em>. Click on the Preview results. Em> and if you are not satisfied with the appearance of the card, make the necessary changes .
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Finally click on the Finish & Merge em>, then click Merge to the print, em> so you can save your file and perform some adjustment in the future.
Make an envelope for your customized cards with Microsoft Publisher
Sets the envelope: Go to file em>, press new em>, in the window that pops click more blank page sizes em>; If you want to set a particular size go to the section Custom em>; then click on Create new page size em> in the dialog box that will display performs the appropriate configurations; in type design click About em>.
To choose a default size go to the Default em> click on the category Envelopes em> section, then Templates integrated em> click on the envelope size you need. For style colors and fonts click Customize em>, there set colors and font, or choose a standard style. Once the settings done click on Create em>.
Adds data sender and recipient with Microsoft Publisher
Go to the Draw Text Box tab em> to generate the box at the top left. Click on the Map em>, then select recipients em>, and the list you press a list will appear in Use existing em>, find the file and click Open em> this will link the main form file with the data file . Will show a picture with all fields, as if you click OK em>.
Then click on the Address block em>, in Insert Address Block em> sets the data and how you would like appeared in the envelope on preview, and as you press on OK em> option to terminate this process.
Following this process will generate the picture. Go to the Format em>, then click on Text Box Tool em> and set the alignment. Drawing Tools em> Click on margin guides to align vertically. Here you can set the size of the box, font and others.
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Do you see how easy it is to make an invitation card and envelope in Microsoft Publisher? Go ahead and create your customized cards with their respective envelope have at your fingertips everything you need for a great design . If I was helpful this article feel free to share.
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