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I linked a field in my reports to a table text data that represents a period.  The current data reads '07'.  I want add "Per" in front of the '07'.  So in the format field I added "Per "@ and got "0PER 7.  I tried the '&', too.  Same result.  How can I get the data to read "Per 07"?

Hi Susan,
You will not be able to read the value in your concatenated field unless its stored in that text format.

Period ='07'
Concatenated data should be= "Per "&[Period]

For example check out this link :

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