Form letter query

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colonel_panic
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Form letter query

Post by colonel_panic » Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:35 pm

Hello

I am looking to insert the first character from a database field into a Textmaker document, then merging. So if the field contents were "1 Apple", I'd get "1" in the document.
Is this possible?

Thanks. :D

colonel_panic
Posts: 42
Joined: Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:19 pm

Re: Form letter query

Post by colonel_panic » Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:54 pm

I found out how to do it myself! It's exactly the same as MS Office, although I'd completely forgotten.
In case you are wondering:
F2 to add a formula
The formula is LEFT(FIELDNAME;1)
FIELDNAME is the name of the field in your database, and 1 is the number of characters to return.
Easy. Thanks for the great product!

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