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Append fields can become quite large and contain too much text to display in a report easily. You can use a formula text field to display only the most recent value from your append field and then display the formula text field in your reports instead of the append field.

June 2nd, 2009 - 5:06 PM

If your append only field is called "Notes" then you can create a formula text field that shows the last entry in "Notes" using the following formula:

Right([Notes],"[")

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

'Append Only' fields that have the "Show the name and date on their own line" setting turned on do not export to Excel correctly because they contain the leading dashes. Data gets cut off because Excel sees the leading dash and reads it as a numeric field which has a limited size.

February 5th, 2009 - 6:02 PM

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