In complex templates, the balancing of End and Else commands with the matching If or ForEach can become difficult. This recipe explains how to use the Template Painter and the Debug command.
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Missing or superfluous End commands When a template is run, XpressDox will check for missing and floating End commands as well as floating Else commands. Wherever possible, the error message warning about one of these situations will give some context within the document where the relevant command is, so that you can find it easily […]
Using the If command, chunks of text can be included in or excluded from the merged document depending on values provided by the user in the interview. For example, suppose special wording is required when the Balance_Outstanding is greater than $10000; the If command would be used like this: We note that your account is […]
If commands are called ‘block commands’ because they are terminated with a separate
End command. Between the start and end of the block there are other Merge Fields. There is a special behaviour related to block commands to help with eliminating unwanted empty paragraphs when the start and end appear on different paragraphs.