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The Execute Function

The Execute Function

Execute is used when a sequence of functions need to be executed one after the other. It is typically of assistance in the HotDocs® converter. Here is an (admittedly artificial, but useful for illustration) example: «OnExitSet(Name,Number,Value,(),Execute(SetV(‘X’,12),IncrementV(‘X’),GetV(‘X’)),,EvenWhenNotEmpty)» After the focus leaves the Name field, the Number data element will have its value set to 13.


The Paragraph Command


The Mod Function

The Mod Function

Mod is used to get the remainder when dividing one number by another. It is typically used to divide sets of items into odd and even, or in a Rule. For example: «ForEach(Parent)» «Name» «End()» «Rule(Parent,hard,(count(Parent) mod 2) = 0,’Please enter an even number of parents.’)»


The HideFromPreview Command

The HideFromPreview Command

By default, when the user selects to preview the results of an assembly (during the Interview process), the system will display the document generated by the template itself, and any document generated by the MergeTemplate function. Sometimes, the template author may want to restrict the preview functionality to specific templates. In this case, including the […]


The EnableWebPreview Command


The DateTimeAsNumber Function


The CompareStrings Function

The CompareStrings Function

Comparing two strings for equality and inequality is straightforward.  However, because XpressDox relies heavily on XPATH (XPATH Tutorial), it also is constrained by some XPATH limitations. For example, «If((‘A’ < 'B'))»less«Else()»not less«End()» «If(('B' < 'A'))»less«Else()»not less«End()» will result in not less not less being put into the document. This is because XPATH will only evaluate […]


Document per Repeated Item


Version 11.1.1 (2019-06-20)

Version 11.1.1 (2019-06-20)

2019-06-20 Version 11.1.1 The feature to enable configuring a SQL SELECT statement as a data source has been introduced. Read about it here. Some bug fixes: The «Dollars» function will now insert the word ” and ” between the dollar value and cents value for US English. A tab character in front of an If […]


Version 11.1.0 (2019-06-07)

Version 11.1.0 (2019-06-07)

2019-06-07 Version 11.1.0 Full XPATH syntax in ForEach is now supported. For example: «ForEach(Child | Parent | Party)» which will iterate over Child, Parent and Party repeaters. Attempt to fix the corruption of the settings file, which is sometimes affected by Windows updates. A Tab in front of If/ForEach/RepeatWhile commands was being replicated. This has […]