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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 […]


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.


Using fillpoints to include variable data

Using fillpoints to include variable data

Documents containing XpressDox syntax are called templates, and are constructed in Microsoft® Office Word with the fixed text typed as in any normal document, but the pieces of variable data are entered as Merge Fields. A Merge Field is the name of the data element, enclosed inside the field markers, which are << and >>.