Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Opening a Blank Document and Creating an Envelope
Creating an Envelope
• Click the Mailings tab on the Ribbon.
• In the Create group, click the Envelopes button to open the Envelopes and Labels
• On the Envelopes tab, verify that the Delivery address box contains the correct
address. If necessary, type a new address or edit the existing one.
• If necessary, type a return address. If you are using preprinted stationery that already
includes a return address, click the Omit check box to insert a check mark.
• To print the envelope immediately, insert an envelope in your printer, and then click
the Print button. Or, to store the envelope along with the rest of the document, click
the Add to Document button and print the envelope later.
Now you can create an envelope in this new document. You start by clicking the
Envelope button in the Create group on the Mailings tab. This opens the Envelopes and
Labels dialog box, where you can type the address of the person you are sending the
letter to (the recipient address) and adjust other settings. You can choose whether or not to
include a return address; if you are using envelopes with a preprinted return address, you
will not want to include a return address.
To create the envelope:
1. Click the Mailings tab on the Ribbon. The Ribbon changes to display the various
2. In the Create group on the Mailings tab, click the Envelopes button. The
Envelopes and Labels dialog box opens, with the Envelopes tab on top. The
insertion point appears in the Delivery address box, ready for you to type the
recipient’s address. Depending on how your computer is set up, and whether you are
working on your own computer or a school computer, you might see an address in
the Return address box.
3. In the Delivery address box, type the following address, pressing the Enter key to
start each new line:
2257 Chamberlain Drive
North Liberty, IA 52317
You can add envelopes to
existing documents. When
you add an envelope to a
letter, Word automatically
uses the inside address
from the letter as the
4. If necessary, click the Omit check box to insert a check mark. Because Andrew
will be using Carlyle University Press’s printed envelopes, you don’t need to print
a return address on this envelope. At this point, if you had a printer stocked with
envelopes, you could click the Print button to print the envelope. To save an
envelope for printing later, you need to add it to the document. Your Envelopes and
Labels dialog box should match the one in Figure 1-19.