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Base, Report-builder: suppress blank lines [closed]

asked 2013-08-15 15:14:36 +0200

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updated 2013-11-14 21:40:06 +0200

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Addressing envelopes from a contacts database with required and optional fields.

How to build a report that suppresses blank lines for optional fields. e.g if an Addr2 field ISBLANK the report should not insert a blank line.

Is there a solution using Conditional Print Expression?

Conditional Print Expression - Help Button - leads to a stub.

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by Alex Kemp
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answered 2013-08-16 01:18:00 +0200

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Solveig's blog from 2007 describes an inconvenient work around for Writer, and Mail Merge.

Please point to a simple 2013 description of the work around for Base Report Builder.
There may be a way of using conditional groups in Base but the Builder GUI is inscrutable and a search of likely keywords finds nothing in the help documentation.

MJE gravatar imageMJE ( 2013-11-21 21:37:59 +0200 )edit

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