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Version 8.1.3 (2016-06-06)

2016-06-06 Version 8.1.3 XpressDox now uses .NET 4.5.2. The installer will attempt to use the Microsoft install facility to make sure that your system is up to date with this version of .NET and also the Visual Studio Tools for Office Runtime.  (Please note that Windows XP does not support .NET 4.5.2, and so this […]

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The MergeDataSheetTemplate Function

A Data Sheet can be merged for a template, showing just the data elements and their values. The link Data Sheets has a full description of the functionality around data sheet templates. The merging of a data sheet can be controlled by the user who runs the template, by including conditional logic in the interview, […]

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Data Sheets

In XpressDox, a Data Sheet is a document that contains a table with a list of data elements and values. A data sheet is useful in the case where, for example, a lengthy and complex document is produced by a template, and where the list of data elements used by the template is relatively small. […]

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The PrefixWith and SuffixWith Functions

PrefixWith This function is particularly useful in the situation where, say, you have an address consisting of data elements AddressLine1, AddressLine2, AddressLine3, and AddressLine4, but that perhaps lines 2, 3 and 4 are empty.  Further, you want to present the address in a single line, with the different AddressLine data elements separated by commas. You could code this as: «AddressLine1»«If(AddressLine2 […]

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