Printing merge letters


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Printing merge letters

One very popular request from FileMaker users is the ability to print letters. And much like other applications, like Word, for example, FileMaker Pro supports Merge fields. If you navigate over to the Customer Welcome Letter, I'll show you an example of how this Merge field technique works. First, we'll need to go into Layout mode, and we're going to take a look at this layout and how it's set up. You see this layout has a standard Header/Footer part, but inside the Body we just have one big text area, which was created, initially, by choosing the Text tool and just picking an area onscreen and beginning to type.

You'll notice we've got a couple of areas here where we've left blanks because we want to actually show field data. One way that we could do this is to drag a field, which we can do by choosing the Field tool and dragging the field right next to the area that we want to display the name, like so. And certainly that could work; as a matter of fact, if you ...

Printing merge letters
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Printing merge letters provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Cris Ippolite as part of the FileMaker Pro 11 Essential Training

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Business
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FileMaker Pro
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