The InhibitAutomaticRuleOnNumberFunctions Command

February 13, 2017 User Reference

This command is part of the XpressDox arithmetic feature set, and is explained in a better context in Arithmetic in XpressDox.

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The ExpectXSLTFormatNumbers Command

February 13, 2017 User Reference

This is the command that is fundamental to ensuring that XpressDox arithmetic features apply regardless of the format of numbers specified in the Windows Control Panel or chosen by the user. A full explanation of this and related commands will be found in the Cookbook article Arithmetic in XpressDox.

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Arithmetic in XpressDox

February 13, 2017 Cookbook

Because XpressDox uses XSLT as its document automation engine, the arithmetic features of XSLT are all available to template authors. There is a caveat, though, and that is that XSLT requires that all number presented to it in calculations must be in a specific format.  The specific format is that the numbers must be only […]

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Install XpressDox Server

January 26, 2017 Help

This document contains instructions on how to install your XpressDox Server. Before you start, please note: We assume you have the authority and rights to add and configure a website on your network We assume you have experience working with website and database configuration in a Windows environment. Your XpressDox Server can be opened to […]

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The RaiseToPower Function

October 14, 2016 User Reference

This function can be used in more advanced arithmetic calculations, such as: If the side of a square is «Side» then the area will be «RaiseToPower(Side,2)». The second parameter does not need to be a constant or an integer, but can be a data element or other expression resulting in a number which may be […]

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Inserting documents with variable names (Part 2)

September 16, 2016 Cookbook

The original article regarding inserting documents with variable names was written way back in 2009.  Since then, as a result of further maturing of XpressDox, some really useful innovations have been added.  In particular, if there are data elements whose values are set very early in the process (in fact before step 1 in The […]

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Configure a Web Service as a Data Source

September 12, 2016 Cookbook

Configuring a web service as a data source follows the same first steps as for other data sources. The first place where it differs is (obviously) at the point where you choose the type of data source: When you press the “Finish” button, the data source will be entered into the Configuration window with a […]

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The WriteTimeStampToDataSet Command

September 7, 2016 Help

If you have the command «WriteTimeStampToDataSet(Yes)» in the template, then when the document has been assembled, a data element containing the start and end times and elapsed time of the assembly operation will be written to the dataset.

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The Command Editor

August 17, 2016 Cookbook
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The Command Editor empowers the template author by presenting an alphabetic list of all the XpressDox commands, with functionality which provides wizards for completion of the command as well as supplying examples of commands.

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The LastDayInMonth Function

August 17, 2016 Help

February is always a problem in that its last day depends on whether the year is leap or not.  XpressDox has the LastDayInMonth function to assist with this. All that is required is to provide the function with a date and it will return the last day of the month in which that date occurs. Some […]

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