Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. If you are using a later version (Word 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for later versions of Word, click here: Printing Return Address Labels.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated May 10, 2014)
A common type of label that people create is a return address label. You can use Word to quickly print return address labels. Simply follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Labels tab of the Envelopes and Labels dialog box.
If your return address does not appear in step 4, then you may not have set it up in Word. You can set up your return address by following these steps:
Figure 2. The User Information tab of the Options dialog box.
Now you can go back and print return address labels, as described at the beginning of this tip.
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