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How to avoid printing empty metadata in Microsoft Word

Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have a set of templates in Microsoft Word - in which I do not want empty Quickparts to be printed / previewed.
My templates are linked to a Sharepoint 2010 site, and are populated with metadata from this site, but some of the quickparts will not have data from time to time.
Is there a way / technique in Word to hide / clear / suppress empty placeholders / Metadata fields when the document is printed ?
I do not want the placeholders / quickparts to be removed from the document, as they might have data the next time the document is printed.

As an example i have a SP Metadata named 'ProjectNumber'
The document displayes:   Project:  [ProjectNumber]      when the metadata is empty.
I would like the '[ProjectNumber]' text to be hided upon printing.

Hope this is understandable :-)

Tor Arne Litlere
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