merging excel data into e-mails

kbetteley

Board Regular
Joined
Jan 10, 2005
Messages
53
mail merge using data in excel
I want to create a batch of e-mails drawing on a data table in excel which is the output from a database, through outlook.
i.e. I want to create a message to send out to users of a database which has actions held in it to tell each user about their outstanding actions.
e.g.
everything in {} is a field relating to a column in excel
sent to {useremail}
"
Dear {user},

You have the following outstanding actions:
ID Action Title Due date
{CellA12} {CellE12} {CellG12} {CellR12}
{CellA37} {CellE37} {CellG37} {CellR37}
"

Where an individual (and only one) e-mail is sent to any user with an outstanding action and the e-mails are created in a batch ready to be sent (I don't mind clicking the send button a few times)

Any ideas?
 

Excel Facts

Format cells as date
Select range and press Ctrl+Shift+3 to format cells as date. (Shift 3 is the # sign which sort of looks like a small calendar).

Forum statistics

Threads
1,148,053
Messages
5,744,528
Members
423,881
Latest member
Nguyen Vu

We've detected that you are using an adblocker.

We have a great community of people providing Excel help here, but the hosting costs are enormous. You can help keep this site running by allowing ads on MrExcel.com.
Allow Ads at MrExcel

Which adblocker are you using?

Disable AdBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Pause on this site" option.
Go back

Disable AdBlock Plus

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock Plus

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the toggle to disable it for "mrexcel.com".
Go back

Disable uBlock Origin

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock Origin

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back

Disable uBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back
Top