I run two small databases on my LO system from which I print form
letters. Many people in Europe frequently need three address lines in
addition to the City (Town) line. Also, some users may have an optional
field for job designation.
When you want to print labels or envelopes from your database which
includes blank fields, it is necessary to add Hidden Paragraph or Line
suppression codes, the work around involves using EQ "" to stop the
"printing" of the empty (blank field) line(s) and this has to be set up
before you can print.
Could a check box to suppress blank lines when printing from databases
be added into the pop-up Mail Merge box? This should be included into a
LO up-date as soon as possible. This addition would make LO much more
usable to anybody using its integrated facilities and it would also help
those users who are not so confident with "tricks of the trade".
Does anyone agree with this or is there another way to solve this problem?
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