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Trying to settle on some methodology to emulate word's if-then-else mail merge in filemaker layouts

Question asked by CanDo! on Feb 19, 2016
Latest reply on Feb 19, 2016 by mikebeargie

Has anyone done something like this before?


Most of the if-thens are referring to whether to use plural or singular forms of verbs (i.e.. is/are  provides/provide) and whether to tack "s" at the ends of certain words. Generally, if there are portal rows generated.


My first crack at it was to create multiple layouts - and that worked...

but having to change multiple layouts (when making alterations at a later date) is hard to maintain.

And, depending on how many ifs, could generate a bunch of separate layouts for one form.