After adding new participants on Event record, the participant tab shows names with a period in between the first name and the last name if there is no middle name on the constituent's record.
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Steps to Duplicate
1. Log into Raiser's Edge 2. Click Records from the left side tool bar 3. Click on Events 4. Click on Open an Event 5. Under Event ID enter 541 and click Find Now 6. Select Event ID 541 by double-clicking on it 7. In the Event record that opens, click on the Participants tab 8. Scroll through the list of participant names and some names show the format "first name . Last Name" if the constituent record doesn't have the Middle Name field populated.