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How to Convert HotDocs Templates to XpressDox Templates

How to Convert HotDocs Templates to XpressDox Templates

Whether you are simply looking for a better–priced alternative to HotDocs, or maybe you want to run your Desktop templates on the Web, XpressDox is a smart choice. Join the growing number of firms who are looking for better value for money! XpressDox is as powerful as HotDocs with over 300 commands Substantially more affordable, […]


Foreign Templates to XpressDox syntax conversion

Foreign Templates to XpressDox syntax conversion

A “foreign” template is a template marked up for use in another document assembly system, such as HotDocs®, GhostFill® or DealBuilder®/ContractExpress®.  The discussion below applies to HotDocs when using XpressDox versions prior to version 4, but after version 4 the discussion applies equally to GhostFill, DealBuilder and documents using Word Merge Fields as well as […]


Convert templates from other systems to XpressDox format

Convert templates from other systems to XpressDox format

Templates authored in HotDocs®, GhostFill® and other document assembly systems can, with varying degrees of certainty, be converted to run successfully with XpressDox. Why this works In principle, almost any delimiters can be used by XpressDox as fillpoint delimiters. For historic reasons, the << and >> pair were chosen as the default (with effect from […]


Delimiters: How to choose your own fillpoint delimiters

Delimiters: How to choose your own fillpoint delimiters

It is possible for field markers to be re-defined on any given installation of XpressDox. The decision to do this needs to be taken seriously because as soon as any significant number of templates have been authored using a particular choice of Merge Field markers, a change to the markers will require a change to all the templates authored up to that point.