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How do I directly Concatenate data using a Base form [closed]

asked 2012-09-16 18:34:33 +0200

shaneo1 gravatar image

I have a form in Base that holds customer data and I would like to use a textbox or formatted field, to pull in firstname and surname, so that I can make a sentence containing the fields from a table.

eg 'The data on this form belongs to <firstname> <surname>'

I know how this is done using a query, but not directly using the forms, unbound field.

Any help would be great

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by Alex Kemp
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Hi @shaneo1,

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qubit gravatar imagequbit ( 2013-04-27 20:23:12 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-05-13 13:03:39 +0200

mahfiaz gravatar image

Althought I haven't exactly tried it, but it is highly likely, that

SELECT COALESCE(field1, '') || COALESCE(field2, '') || COALESCE(field3, '') FROM table1

would do the trick. Copied from here:

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