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How To Create A Template

How To Create A Template

This is a short guide on how to begin creating templates with XpressDox. Before you begin, you should watch the short tutorial videos. The first step is to add fillpoints (questions) to your document which will ask for input when the template is run. Begin with a fairly simple Word document—for example a short agreement […]


Capture a multi-line address in one field

Capture a multi-line address in one field

You may not want to have to define 3 or 4 or some maximum number of address line data elements, and have the user capture them one at a time, and still provide conditional formatting logic to suppress any empty data elements. XpressDox document assembly supports this by the concept of long text fields.


The CaptureAsLongText Command

The CaptureAsLongText Command

CaptureAsLongText and InsertFormattedText. The data capture interview will provide a multi-line control into which the data for the data element can be captured: <<CaptureAsLongText(PropertyDescription)>> If this long text is included in the document via a simple fillpoint (in the above example: <<PropertyDescription>>), then any line breaks which the user may have typed, say by pressing […]