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Mail Merge for .NET

Generate documents using Mail Merge template syntax. With this method, you can quickly create a general template for your documents (emails, envelopes, directories, labels and more) and personalize it to each recipient.

Aspose.Words Mail Merge for .NET

Aspose.Words Mail Merge for .NET empowers users to effortlessly generate documents by utilizing predefined templates equipped with merge fields. This tool simplifies the document creation process by seamlessly integrating data into the specified template, offering a streamlined solution for dynamic document generation.

How to Build a Report using Mail Merge?

  • Reference Aspose.Words in your project
  • Set your license keys
  • Load the template using an instance of Document class
  • Set properties for MailMerge properties
  • Call Document.MailMerge.ExecuteWithRegions method while passing data source as parameter
  • Call Document.Save method to save result

Get Mail Merge Engine for .NET

Get the respective assembly files from the downloads or fetch the package from NuGet to add Aspose.Words directly in your workspace.

  • Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS, or mobile OS with .NET framework, Mono, or .NET Core installed
  • Development environment - Microsoft Visual Studio 2010-2022, Xamarin, or MonoDevelop 2.4+

Perform Simple Mail Merge in C# .NET

Performing a simple mail merge operation in Aspose.Words is straightforward. After preparing your template, you can execute the operation using different Execute methods that accept various data objects as the data source. Here’s a code example demonstrating the execution of a simple mail merge operation:

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mail Merge for .NET, and how does it work?

Aspose.Words Mail Merge for .NET is a tool that facilitates the generation of documents based on predefined templates with merge fields and data that needs to be inserted into this template. It seamlessly integrates data into these templates, streamlining the document creation process.

What are the advantages of using Mail Merge for .NET with files?

Aspose.Words Mail Merge for .NET allows merging MailMerge Templates with data exclusively using the Aspose.Words library, eliminating the need for third-party applications. It offers high accuracy, scalability, and performance – the main priorities of Aspose.Words. Users can also access technical support from experienced Aspose.Words developers for effective problem-solving.

Where is Mail Merge for .NET commonly applied?

Aspose.Words Mail Merge for .NET finds widespread use in various domains, including software or hardware development, retail, healthcare and pharmacy, banking sector, enterprise management, automotive industry, aviation, logistics and delivery, mining industry, and media and entertainment industry.

What is a MailMerge Template, and how is it created?

A MailMerge template simplifies document creation by incorporating merge fields that will later be filled with data from a data source. It can be created using Microsoft Word, and it doesn’t have to be in DOT or DOTX format; a regular DOC or DOCX document suffices. Merge fields are inserted into the template where data from the source will be placed. Alternatively, a merge template can be programmatically created using the DocumentBuilder class.

What data sources are accepted for a MailMerge operation?

Aspose.Words supports various data sources, including DataTable, DataView, DataSet, IDataReader, an array of values supported by ADO .NET, or custom data sources represented by IMailMergeDataSource implementations. The data source contains information pulled during the mail merge operation to personalize documents, and it can be created manually or generated by reporting from an existing database or application.


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