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Merge printing is a way to print different addresses for multiple contacts using the same format. During printing, the program automatically pastes data into address panels or individual data fields.
While you are creating a document for merge printing, remember that addresses vary in the number and length of lines. Possibly one of the addresses in your list is bigger than the address currently displayed on the canvas so you should leave more blank space near the address. Note that using the Alignment and Vertical Expansion tools (on the Text tab of Inspector), you can control in which direction the text expands. For example, if you choose "Align Left", your design should have more space on the right.
Import necessary information and create a Print List. It is a list of addresses that are printed one after another during one print run. You can choose and modify print lists right from the Print dialog but it is recommended that you prepare the print list before the Print dialog is open.
There is a quick way to print a few addresses without creating a print list. To print this way, in the Source panel, select several addresses using the Shift or the Cmd button. Then choose File > Print. Unlike print lists, the address selection is temporary (doesn't save) and is useful for a single printing.
The steps below demonstrate merge printing when printing labels.
To print onto label paper accurately, you should set up the correct paper layout and calibrate your printer before opening the Print dialog. It is not necessary for printing on plain paper.
To set up the default state of Suppress Country Field (6), Address Autoresize (7), Hide Separating Commas (8), use the Printing tab of the program preferences.
If the document is displayed in the preview correctly but doesn't print, try to inverse the state of the Print document as raster image check box in the Printing tab of the program preferences.
Controls (3), (4) and (5) aren't available for roll labels.