How can I separate unique names with first,last,middle in one row?

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    Asked on November 01, 2016 at 10:29 AM



    I work with international students who have unsual names.  I need to be able to see the names differentiated when viewing the pdf submission.   How can I make it so the submission content looks like this:


    Last Name, First Name   and Middle Name  



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    Answered on November 01, 2016 at 12:50 PM

    I believe you mean you'd like to be able to separate the unique names that your international students have so that you can easily differentiate them from one another involving the "Last, First, and Middle" names as an example to show via pdf.

    Since you are trying to do something of this sort there are two possible options that I can think of it.


    Option #1 -

    If you have a rough idea of how long the names might be you can use a textbox with a mask containing comma's inside it to separate the names accordingly and that'll show up in the pdf.


    Option #2 -

    You can use three textboxes aligned side by side for each name then you can customize the pdf to include commas in between as text to format it like that.


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    Answered on November 01, 2016 at 01:23 PM

    Actually, I think I've come up with a better solution for you based on Option #2.

    Here's the demo form:   [clone it!]


    Basically what I've done here with the demo form is created three textboxes to gather the first, last, and middle names. 

    I then set a condition to calculate and update the text into a fourth textbox with comma's included to show it as the name so that it's separated. You can even add better spacing into it if you want.





    Pdf Result: