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Hi, I need to write an agent to replace the values of a field AccountManager when its value is empty to become "administrator". I have written the code below but it doesn't work. Does anyone know why?
@If(AccountManager="";"administrator";AccountManager);
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SELECT AccountManager = "";
FIELD AccountManager := "administrator"


Note: you had it all in lower case, I assumed that was correct.
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by:Sjef Bosman
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Hi kwamemiller,

The formula seems OK, Do you have sufficient access to the documents? Is it a special field (Reader/Author)?

Cheers!
   Sjef
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Thanks qwalatee, your code works!! Don't know why the code I wrote doesn't execute though but in the meantime, I'll be using your code. Thanks also to Sjef.
Kwame
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Agents have two parts -- one part tells it which documents "qualify" (the SELECT), the rest tells the agent what to do with the qualifying document.

So, we select docs that have a blank value.

OK, now what do we do with it?  Well, we can't just write "administrator" -- we have to tell it what to DO with administrator.  So, we tell it that there is a field named AccountManager that we wish to change to this value.  (The fact that the SELECT mentioned this field means nothing, since you might want to qualify based on one field, but change a different field.)
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All points to Qwaletee!
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