Learn from the best and brightest in legal, technology, and beyond! Join us at the 2019 Clio Cloud Conference — San Diego | October 21-22, 2019.

Conditional Statement Syntax Rules

Objective:

  • Troubleshooting IF Statements with Document Automation

Environment:

  • Microsoft Word

Additional Information:

For more information on using Conditional Statements, click here

Answer:

  • There must be 1 space inside each end of the brackets that enclose the conditional statement
  • Text expressions should be surrounded by quotation marks
  • Numeric expressions should not be surrounded by quotation marks
  • If an expression or text area should be blank, add quotation marks with nothing between them
  • Expressions and true/false text cannot contain quotation marks
Was this article helpful?
This information is confusing or wrong
This isn't the information that I was looking for
I don't like this functionality