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Kate_Jacobs
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I don't know if this is possible, but it will save a lot of time if it is. I have a donor database where each donor is known by their full name, ie. "Kate Jacobs". Is there any way that I can add a column with some sort of formula that could just pull the first word from that record? For the purpose of mail merge - I want to be able to do a FName tag, but currently will have to manually go through and rename all the contacts.  

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MelloJello
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IF(Name,TRIM(LEFT(TRIM(Name),FIND(' ',TRIM(Name)))))

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MelloJello
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IF(Name,TRIM(LEFT(TRIM(Name),FIND(' ',TRIM(Name)))))

You are a legend. Thank you! Works perfectly.