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I am using LibreOffice on Slackware Linux 14.2 (K4.4.75).

I have a database with a text field which may or may not be null. What I want to do is to prefix a dash "-" before the text if the text field is not null. At first, I tried this format:


Somewhere, not by me, it got changed to:


However, this does not work. I get the text when not null, but not the dash in either case.

Is there another way to do this?


Girvin Herr

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