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Nice way to ask user to choose a document and then list of recipients for a mail merge?

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 20, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I'm building what could be described as a mail merger. A user chooses an email template, chooses a list of recipients, and the application performs a mail merge.

I could attach the workflow to contact lists, in which case I only need to ask the user for the email template to use.
I could attach the workflow to document lists, in which case I only need to ask the user for the recipients to sent to.

I decided though that I'd bring them to a starting page and let them choose both. But I've a horrid and barren looking aspx form.
Is there any nice way of letting them browse for the documents and contacts? At present I'm using a couple of dropdown lists listing all documents on the site, and all contact lists on the site, but it's a bit butt-ugly :D

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