Substitute and Form Letter Formatting

Version 2

     

    Script

     

    Compatibility
    Creator
    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 7, 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ 1.11 megabytes
    http://www.formulationspro.com

    Description

    There’s nothing really new to the process of creating and storing form letters. However, FileMaker Pro 7 makes the use of the substitute function much easier. It no longer requires that you nest the function for each field that you want to substitute. FileMaker Pro 7 also retains field text formatting even with calculations. Couple these two features with the integration of all the tables into a single file with script parameters and this solution can be implemented very quickly in comparison to integrating FileMaker Pro with Microsoft Word documents.

     


    Code
    See sample file

     

    Sample Input

    Sample Output


    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.

     


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