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Word: Comparing Fields in a Print Merge

PSS ID Number: Q36514 Article last modified on 03-07-1997

====================================================================== 4.00 5.00 5.10 MACINTOSH kbprint

The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Word for the Macintosh versions 4.0, 5.0, 5.1


You can compare the value of one field name to another using the IF instruction in Microsoft Word for the Macintosh. To do so, enclose the second field name in chevrons as shown in the following example:

<<IF fieldname1 = "<<fieldname2>>">>

The “<<” is created by pressing OPTION+BACKSLASH (). The “>>” is created by pressing SHIFT+OPTION+BACKSLASH ().

KBCategory: kbprint KBSubCategory: kbmerge Additional reference words: macword macword5 4.00 5.00 5.10 ====================================================================== ============================================================================= Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1997.