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From: Lee Hoffman <>
Subject: RE: [TMG] Sentences
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 15:41:47 -0500
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Elmo Bass wrote:
>or add a second > after the [M] depending upon your needs

No. that would not work. At best it will print a stray angle bracket
if the Memo field is left blank. She wants the entire
phrase/sentence to be ignored and not printed if the Memo field is
left blank. Thus if the Conditional Markers are around the entire
phrase/sentence then nothing will print, e.g., "<The cause of his
death was [M]>." But if the Conditional Markers only surround the
Memo field Variable, then the rest of the text will print, e.g., "The
cause of his death was <[M]>" will cause "The cause of" to still
print. By putting Conditional Markers around the phrase/sentence
_and_ the Memo field Variable, e.g., "<The cause of his death was
<[M]>>", you are nesting commands which is not allowed. In such
cases, it is not always known what will happen.

Hope this helps -

Lee Hoffman/KY
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