Table Field: Format Property

Symbol Description
@ Text character or a space is required
& Text character is not required.
< Force all characters to lowercase.
> Force all characters to uppercase.

Format Property

takes data entered like:

and displays it as:

@@@-@@-@@@@ 345678901 345-67-8901
Shows with the hyphens but is not stored with them.
@@@@@@@@@ 345-67-8901
345678901
345-67-8901
345678901
Text shown just as typed
> carpenter
CARPENTER
Carpenter
CARPENTER
CARPENTER
CARPENTER
Forces all characters to upper case
< carpenter
CARPENTER
Carpenter
carpenter
carpenter
carpenter
Forces all characters to lower case
@;"Unknown"
 
Null value Unknown
Zero-length string Unknown
Any text Shows the word Unknown if there are no characters entered. Otherwise the text is shown just as it was entered.

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