Schoolcomms import the following preferred and legal name fields from SIMS:
- Students - we import the preferred forename and surname
- Staff - we import the legal forename and preferred surname
Please note the above are set fields that Schoolcomms imports from SIMS and can't be changed; there are no legal and preferred name fields in SIMS for parents details.
As these are set fields if you use a wildcard/merge field to personalise a message with the students name, the preferred forename and surname will be used within the message.
There is not a Parental Salutation wildcard/merge field in Schoolcomms. However if you manually type: $ParentalSalutation$ this should enter the parent's name. You may want to test this first to ensure it works correctly.
If you are using the manually typed $ParentalSalutation$, it will pick up the Parental Salutation from the respective field within Section 5 of the child's SIMS record.