The "Select from Outlook Contacts" option is unavailable when you create a mail merge in Word 2010 from Office Starter 2010

Article translations Article translations
Article ID: 983105 - View products that this article applies to.
Expand all | Collapse all

SYMPTOMS

You have Microsoft Office Starter 2010 installed. When you create a mail merge in Microsoft Word 2010, the Select from Outlook Contacts option is unavailable.

CAUSE

This issue occurs because Microsoft Outlook 2010 is not included in Office Starter 2010.

WORKAROUND

To work around this issue, use one of the following available options when you create the mail merge:
  • Type New List
  • Use Existing List

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the mail merge feature in Word 2010, see the following Word 2010 Help and How-to topics:

Properties

Article ID: 983105 - Last Review: August 26, 2011 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Word 2010
  • Microsoft Office Starter 2010
Keywords: 
kbexpertisebeginner kbprb kbtshoot KB983105

Give Feedback

 

Contact us for more help

Contact us for more help
Connect with Answer Desk for expert help.
Get more support from smallbusiness.support.microsoft.com