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I'm using a prescribed form that people will double-check/fill-in at the
registration desk. I've got the form set up so that data that is available
prints in the proper location. However, if that particular data field is
empty (and needs to be filled out by pen/pencil) I'd like to print out an
underline, so it's clear to people they need to fill out that part. Can
anybody help? thanks.
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How is the data that is available being displayed in the form? Is it by the
use of MergeFields or what?

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I'm using a prescribed form that people will double-check/fill-in at the
registration desk. I've got the form set up so that data that is available
prints in the proper location. However, if that particular data field is
empty (and needs to be filled out by pen/pencil) I'd like to print out an
underline, so it's clear to people they need to fill out that part. Can
anybody help? thanks.


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Default Printing underlines in blank form fields

Right now I'm just using the ones with the chevrons, not the braces, but I
can do it whichever way works. Now I'm just manually inserting the underline
where there's a blank. But that gets tedious with 120 forms with numerous
empty fields.

Thanks.

"Doug Robbins - Word MVP" wrote:

How is the data that is available being displayed in the form? Is it by the
use of MergeFields or what?

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Doug Robbins - Word MVP, originally posted via msnews.microsoft.com

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I'm using a prescribed form that people will double-check/fill-in at the
registration desk. I've got the form set up so that data that is available
prints in the proper location. However, if that particular data field is
empty (and needs to be filled out by pen/pencil) I'd like to print out an
underline, so it's clear to people they need to fill out that part. Can
anybody help? thanks.


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OK, I assume from your response that you are using mergefields, in which
case, you can use an If...then...Else field construction

{ IF { MERGEFIELD mergefieldthatmightbeempty } "" "{ MERGEFIELD
mergefieldthatmightbeempty }" "___________________" }



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How is the data that is available being displayed in the form? Is it by
the use of MergeFields or what?

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Please reply to the newsgroup unless you wish to avail yourself of my
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Doug Robbins - Word MVP, originally posted via msnews.microsoft.com

"Black Hawk" wrote in message
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I'm using a prescribed form that people will double-check/fill-in at the
registration desk. I've got the form set up so that data that is
available
prints in the proper location. However, if that particular data field is
empty (and needs to be filled out by pen/pencil) I'd like to print out an
underline, so it's clear to people they need to fill out that part. Can
anybody help? thanks.



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