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From: "B. Kelly-Bly" <>
Subject: RE: [RMagic] Another problem with the Narrative Report
Date: Sun, 09 Nov 2003 02:02:51 -0500
In-Reply-To: <009301c3a680$09bb4b40$24f12140@g800>

Thank you all for the replies. Based on your hints, I went back to the
database to see what I had done wrong. Here's what I found. (with egg on my

1. Create a fact type that has a long name of SocialSecurityNumber and a
short name of SocSecNo (this was a holdover from another program). Now enter
all the social security numbers in the built-in fact type
2. Have two databases open
3. Change the checkbox for SocialSecurityNumber in the database that you are
not going to produce the narrative from (thinking that it's the correct one)
4. Do some work in that database and then switch over to the database you
are using for the narrative, make some corrections in it, produce a
narrative and wonder why the check boxes that you unchecked didn't take.

I've now moved all the SSN's that were attached to the user defined fact to
the built in fact and deleted the user defined fact. I'm also making sure
I'm only working in one database at a time.

Thank you for your help.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alfred Eller [mailto:]
> Sent: Sunday, November 09, 2003 12:12 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [RMagic] Another problem with the Narrative Report
> I do not know what you are doing wrong.
> I just created a user defined fact for myself, called it Hidden Fact
> and unchecked all of the boxes in the edit fact, "Where do you want to
> use this fact" section.
> It only appeared in one place, The Custom report. There is no checkbox
> for custom reports.
> It could be that you are entering the social security number in the
> built in social security number fact and disabling the printing of the
> very similar user defined fact, or visa versa.
> Alfred D. Eller
> =====================================
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "B. Kelly-Bly" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, November 08, 2003 10:42 PM
> Subject: [RMagic] Another problem with the Narrative Report
> > I have a user defined fact type that I have called Soc Sec No. This
> is a
> > fact that I use for research purposes and do not want it used in a
> website
> > or narrative reports, so under Edit Fact Type I unchecked those
> boxes.
> >
> > I created a narrative report and in reviewing it have discovered
> that the
> > fact appears in the narrative report.
> >
> > Am I doing something wrong?
> >
> > Thank you,
> > Brianne
> >
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