Solved

How to insert a MERGEFIELD after a condition is met in an "IF" field expression?

Posted on 2011-09-21
4
352 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I'm trying to insert a MERGEFIELD of FIRST_NAME if the MERGEFIELD TITLE doesn't equal "Mr and Mrs."

I threw together the following statement under the "If" field but it doesn't seem to work:

IF {MERGEFIELD TITLE} = 'Mr and Mrs.' {MERGEFIELD TITLE} {MERGEFIELD FIRST_NAME}

It just ends up putting TITLE} into the Word document. What is the correct expression to do this?
0
Comment
Question by:Eindoofus
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 76

Accepted Solution

by:
GrahamSkan earned 500 total points
ID: 36577310
Use double quotes to contain the fields

{ IF {MERGEFIELD TITLE} = "Mr and Mrs." "{MERGEFIELD TITLE} {MERGEFIELD FIRST_NAME}" }
0
 

Author Comment

by:Eindoofus
ID: 36577340
Do I only hit CTRL+F9 once or four times to do that? Are the inner braces placed by doing CTRL+F9 as well, or are they manually typed?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Eindoofus
ID: 36577406
For every set of curly braces you need to use CTRL+F9
0
 
LVL 76

Expert Comment

by:GrahamSkan
ID: 36577423
Ctrl+F9 will put curly brackets around the current selection.
0

Featured Post

Online Training Solution

Drastically shorten your training time with WalkMe's advanced online training solution that Guides your trainees to action. Forget about retraining and skyrocket knowledge retention rates.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article helps those who get the 0xc004d307 error when trying to rearm (reset the license) Office 2013 in a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and/or those trying to prep the master image for Microsoft Key Management (KMS) activation. (i.e.- C…
This article describes how to use a set of graphical playing cards to create a Draw Poker game in Excel or VB6.
This Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial shows how to tell Microsoft Office that a word is NOT spelled correctly. Microsoft Office has a built-in, main dictionary that is shared by Office apps, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. When …
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…

623 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question