Use Avery templates in Word

If you use Avery paper products, such as labels, business cards, dividers, name badges and more, you can use the Avery templates in Word. All you need is the product number.

Find your Avery product number in Word

  1. On the Mailings tab, click Labels.

    On the Mailings tab, click Labels.

  2. Click Options.

  3. In the Label vendors list, pick one of the Avery options. For example, click Avery US Letter.

    Label vendors

  4. In the Product number list, pick the number that matches the product number on your Avery package.

    Note    If your Avery template isn't in the product number list, see Download and use the Avery® Wizard or Customize Word to use your Avery® sheet.

    Pick an Avery product number

  5. Click OK.

  6. In the Envelopes and Labels box, do one of the following:

    • If you want the same address on all labels in the sheet, type it in the Address box, and click Print.

      Enter the address in the box

    • If you want each label to contain a different address, click New Document and type the address you want on each label. Then on the File tab, click Print, and click the Print button.

Tip    To see the borders between labels, under Table Tools, on the Layout tab, and click View Gridlines.

Download and use the Avery® Wizard

  1. Go to the Avery web site to download the wizard.

  2. After you install the wizard, click the Avery tab in the Word ribbon.

  3. Double-click the Avery Wizard button, and follow the instructions to find an Avery product number, pick a design, layout, enter your information, and finalize your sheet.

    Avery Wizard button

  4. On the File tab, click Print, and click the Print button.

Customize Word to use your Avery® sheet

If your Avery template isn’t in the Product number list, you can create a custom template in Word.

  1. Measure the label, divider, or card and the space between each.

  2. Follow steps 1-4 of Find your Avery® product number in Word. In step 4, under Product number, pick a product number that's closest to yours.

    Label vendor and product number options

  3. Click New Label.

  4. Change the numbers in the boxes to match your measurements.

    The Preview box shows how the measurements apply to your Avery sheets.

  5. After you enter the measurements, click OK three times.

  6. In the Envelopes and Labels box, do one of the following:

    • If you want the same address on all labels in the sheet, type it in the Address box, and click Print.

      Enter the address in the box

    • If you want each label to contain a different address, click New Document and type the address you want on each label. Then on the File tab, click Print, and click the Print button.

Related information

See Mail merge for labels to learn more about printing mailing labels in Word.

Applies To: Word 2010, Word 2013



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