How to Create LVC Nametags

Step 1
  • Open a new Word document
  • Click the Mailings tab at the top of your window
  • Select the Start Mail Merge tab and select Step by Step Mail Merge Wizard from the drop-down menu
  • On right, select Document type: choose labels
  • At bottom right of window, you will see Step 1 of 6, click Next: Starting document 
  • On right above: Select Starting document: Change document Layout
  • Click label options
  • Select Label vendors Avery US letter
  • Product #5395 Self-Adhesive Name Badges
  • Click OK
Step 2
  • At bottom right of window, you will see Step 2 of 6
  • Click Next: Select recipients, check use an existing list or type a new list 
  • Note: Whether you are using a list or typing a new list, make sure that all of the information you would like to include on the nametags is on your list.
  • Click browse to search for existing list, select it and then click OK 
or
  • If typing a new list, follow the prompts on the screen and save your document.
  • Then Check the Names to be used on your list and click OK
Step 3
  • At bottom right of window, you will see Step 3 of 6
  • Click Next: Arrange Your Labels
  • Under Arrange Your Labels, select More Items
  • Under Insert Merge Field, select first name, click insert 
  • Select Full Name/Class Year(s), click insert. Close box.
  • Move cursor between <<First_Name>> and <<FullName/ClassYear(s)>> and press Enter 
  • Move cursor before <<First_Name>> and press Enter once
  • Highlight both lines of text. On the Home tab, center text
  • Highlight <<First_Name>> in first label, click on Home tab at top
  • Set font to Calibri, 24 pt, Bold, and center text
  • Highlight the newly entered <<FullName/ClassYear(s)>> on first label, click on Home tab at top
  • Set font to Calibri, 18 pt, and center text
  • Move cursor before <<First_Name>> and press Enter once
  • On right of window, under Replicate labels, click Update all labels
Step 4
  • At bottom right of window, you will see Step 4 of 6
  • Click on Next: Preview Your Labels 
Step 5
  • At bottom of window, you will see Step 5 of 6
  • Click Next: Complete the merge
  • Click print

If you have any questions about creating nametags, please contact Anita Williams.