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40 Often Used Commands and Functions

40 Often Used Commands and Functions

Learning XpressDox is a bit like learning a new language. It takes a little practice (and patience) to become fluent. The great news is that in this language, you only need about 40 words (commands) to speak the language! Here are the 40 most often used commands and functions: Command or Function Name Description and […]

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting

There are many ways to find help with XpressDox, but sometimes you may have an issue and not know how to get passed it. Here are some of the more common troubleshooting questions we get asked. XpressDox is missing from my Word toolbar If XpressDox was showing in your toolbar previously, but is no longer […]

The SetWebInterviewMinimumHeight Command

The SetWebInterviewMinimumHeight Command

The interview in the browser can vary in height depending on the existence of tabs and other factors. The template author can control the minimum height of the web interview with the SetWebInterviewMinimumHeight command. «SetWebInterviewMinimumHeight(200)» This will set the minimum height of the web interview to 200 pixels. This feature is available from Version 10.4 […]

The MaximumRepeats Command

The PdfUserPassword Function

The DateAsNumber Function

The DateAsNumber Function

If you want to compare two dates, then typically you want to know whether one date is later than another. The default way that dates are stored in XpressDox is in the format yyyy-MM-dd (e.g. 2018-05-02), but can also be understood by XpressDox in other formats, like “May 2, 2018”. The hyphens or other non-numeric […]

The PreviewHighlight Command

The PreviewHighlight Command

This is similar to The PaintInsertedText Command, but applies only during the Preview which is displayed during the the progress of the interview. This command takes one argument, which is a colour. For example «PreviewHighlight(Green)» This will color all text inserted by XpressDox fillpoints as green in the previews displayed by the interview.

The GetDataset Function

The GetDataset Function

This function was introduced to enable the entire dataset to be saved as a BLOB in a data base. Typically, this function will be used in the context of a SetDataSourceData function, something like this: «SetDataSourceData(‘StagingDataSource’,Guid(), ‘XMLBlob’,GetDataset(), ‘Description’,Name)» In the above, the value of the Guid() function would be used as an arbitrary, unique, ID of […]

The EnableWebLocalSave Command

The ApplyRulesToDataset Command