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How to restore the display of the field name

After inserting a mailing field into a document, the field displays an abbreviated field name.

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Before Data to fields

View ▸ Field names (Ctrl+F9) allows you to switch between the display of the content and the display of the full field name:<sourcename>.<tablename>.<fieldname>

After merging the data, for example via the Data to fields button, it is not possible to return to the original display of the abbreviated field name; what appears is either the field content as merged (most recent content) or the full name if it is in field name mode.

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After Data to fields

Here is a tip for returning to the abbreviated field name view:

  1. Select Edit ▸ Exchange database
  2. Choose another data source
  3. Repeat to get back to the original data source...