I'm probably missing something really simple here.
Here's the situation:
In my "setup" screen, I have an option for setting up autofill text that will be used elsewhere in the database. Part of that text wants to be field contents. When I fill in the destination field with the text in the shortcut field, the contents don't populate properly.
For example, in my "Admin" table:
Shortcut Text1: "Dear <<Events::Contact Name>>, The event <<Events::Event Name>> has been approved."
Then, in my "Events" table, I have a field called "Confirmation Message." The intention is to have 4 "Shortcuts" that can be setup on the admin screen, and then I have buttons that drop the applicable text into the right field on the event record.
Right now, it is dropping the text as typed, <<>> and all. Not actually filling in the appropriate data. What can I do to get it to actually calculate the field contents?