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How do you handle entering unknown surnames?

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Re: How do you handle entering unknown surnames?

Posted: 22 Apr 2012 3:45PM GMT
Classification: Query
I also use underscores but use 8. It gives a little more room on a report to addin the correct name.

Mary ________
________ Jones
________ ________

There is *minor* bug in using blank, underscores or ?, etc. in the surname. A middle initial of I gets interpreted as a suffix (1st) Jane I ______ becomes Jane _____ I. This happens unless the first character of the surname is alpha, or you add more characters to the middle name, I() "I", I?, Irene, etc.

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hasanders 22 Apr 2012 6:52PM GMT 
sl_kelly 22 Apr 2012 7:36PM GMT 
hasanders 22 Apr 2012 8:08PM GMT 
johnmcgrew1 22 Apr 2012 9:45PM GMT 
hasanders 22 Apr 2012 11:51PM GMT 
lormik719 22 Apr 2012 7:58PM GMT 
hasanders 22 Apr 2012 8:07PM GMT 
cakemp1 22 Apr 2012 8:22PM GMT 
hasanders 22 Apr 2012 11:50PM GMT 
Jeremy Abbott 22 Apr 2012 9:22PM GMT 
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