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MailMerge custom formating

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98032 Jan 27,2011 04:54 AM UTC Jan 28,2011 01:30 PM UTC WPF 1
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Larry Kloepping
Asked On January 27, 2011 04:54 AM UTC

You can define a merge field like this {MERGEFIELD ReportDate \@ M/d/yyyy} this would then format the Report date something like this January 1, 2011. I'd like to create a "custom" format that I process in code. Is there anyway in the MergeEvent to get that "extra" information on the merge field? Meaning I want to get the "\@ M/d/yyyy".

The reason for the custom formatting is that i want to suport just displaying the first character in a merge field. The obvious example is i have a name with a first, middle and last but I want to only show the middle initial in my merge document. Thoughts?


Poornima R [Syncfusion]
Replied On January 28, 2011 01:30 PM UTC

Hi Larry,

Thank you for your interest in Syncfusion Products.

Essential DocIO preserves the formatting information of fields in FieldCode property. This FieldCode property is internal property. There is no explicit access to this FieldCode property. We need to analyze more cases to make this property as public. Could you please report this through Direct Trac Developer Support System https://www.syncfusion.com/account/login?ReturnUrl=%2fsupport%2fdirecttrac%2fincidents because you can take the advantage of the expertise of a dedicated support engineer and a guaranteed response time and we hope you will take advantage of this system as well. If you have already reported, please ignore this.

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Regards,
Poornima



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