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merge

[mərj]
(computer science)
To create an ordered set of data by combining properly the contents of two or more sets of data, each originally ordered in the same manner as the output data set. Also known as mesh.

merge

To combine two separate sets of data into one set. The resulting data may be in their original order or resequenced by key field or some other attribute of the data. See merge sort and merge purge. See also mail merge and concatenate.
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After completing your selections, click on Next: Complete the merge (exhibit 13, page 74).
To command Mail Merge to send the messages via email, click on Electronic Mail (exhibit 14, page 74).
Xpedio Merge provides an important advantage to businesses that need to dynamically assemble publications from managed source content," said Dan Ryan, vice president of marketing for IntraNet Solutions, Inc.
Xpedio Merge is available now with list pricing starts at $50,000 USD for Windows NT and UNIX platforms.
Go to the Mail Merge screen (exhibit 13) and click on Greeting Line to specify the greeting elements.
Return to the Mail Merge screen (exhibit 17, page 54) and click on Next: Preview your letters.
Once a StyleSheet is specified, the Preview Merge feature processes the print data using the StyleSheet instructions and produces an exact image of the final output, including multiple form sets, on screen using Adobe Acrobat.
E-Mail Merge complements InfoPress Email-On-Demand's ability to collect address and other information from requests for documents.
InfoPress Email-On-Demand with E-Mail Merge is an ideal way for companies implementing an "info@" email address on business cards, brochures, advertisements, Web sites and the like to distribute product and corporate information.