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Merge Field Data is not evaluated when a colon occurs in the table occurrence name

Question asked by Malcolm on May 12, 2014
Latest reply on May 13, 2014 by philmodjunk

Summary

Merge Field Data is not evaluated when a colon occurs in the table occurrence name

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

v13.2

Operating system version

mac os x 9.2

Description of the issue

A table occurrence (TO)  has a colon in the name. When a field from this TO is used in a merge field the merge field place holder text is displayed.

Steps to reproduce the problem

create a TO with a colon in the name. Use a field from that TO in a merge text block

Expected result

The value contained in the field should be displayed

Actual result

The merge text place holder is displayed

Workaround

Rename the TO so that a colon does not occur.

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