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The Memo Field: Tips on Input for Output (Ver. 4.0c)

Most of this chart appears to be current (2012), although there are some additions to be made. If you would like to see the various memos and split memos as they behave in TMG reports, please visit the section titled, "TMG Memos in Action."

Data Set Memo No report output
  • Special characters functional
  • Embedded codes, exclusion features irrelevant
Tag Entry Memo Narrative reports
  • { }, -, -- functional
  • Special characters functional
  • Embedded codes functional; use index code for long memos
  • Print out in sentences if so defined
  • || Split memos available if defined in sentences
  • Can be suppressed by sentence suppression
  • If not defined in sentence, printout format defined in Publication Tools
Non-narrative reports
  • { }, -, -- functional
  • || Split memos appear as entered in Memo Field
  • Print out as defined in Publication Tools
Repository Memo Prints out only in "List of Repositories"
  • { } functional; - not functional
  • Memo may be suppressed in Report Definition: Options Screen
  • Special characters functional
  • Embedded codes functional
Research Task Memo Prints out only in "List of Tasks"
  • { } functional; - not functional
  • Memo may be suppressed in Report Definition: Options Screen
  • Special characters functional
  • Embedded codes functional
Exhibit Memo No report output
  • Special characters functional
  • Embedded codes, exclusion features irrelevant
Literal Exhibit Format defined as Source
  • { } functional; -, -- not tested
  • Special characters functional
  • Embedded codes functional; use index code for long memos
  • Print out suppressed in Publication Tools
Source Memo Prints out in Full Footnote and/or Bibliography
  • { }, -, -- not functional
  • Special characters functional
  • Embedded codes functional
  • Print out format must be defined on Source Definition Output Screen


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