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October 1, 2009

SetSavedDataFolder – XpressDox

Classic Usage In addition to forcing the saving of data sets and naming them using the SetSavedDataFileName command, the template author can use the «SetSavedDataFolder()» command to define where the data sets should be saved.

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SetSavedDocumentFolder – XpressDox

Classic Usage In addition to forcing the saving of documents and naming them using the SetSavedDocumentFileName command, the template author can use the «SetSavedDocumentFolder» command in the template to have control over where the documents

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StartsWith – XpressDox

The StartsWith function (an XSLT function) is used to test whether a string starts with a given string: «If(StartsWith(Surname,’van ‘)»«Title» «Surname» is probably of Dutch descent.«End()» «If(StartsWith(Surname,’van ‘)»«Setv(‘LastPart’,substring-after(Surname,’van ‘))»«End()» In previous versions this command was

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Today – XpressDox

Today inserts the current date into the document. It can be formatted in the same way as for FormatDate.   Command structure: «Today(‘MMMM d yyyy’)»     Examples of usage: A template run on the

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Supply help text to users on an XpressDox interview

Often the name of a data element is descriptive enough to for a user to know what to enter when capturing data. But sometimes more help is needed. XpressDox has a number of mechanisms available for the template author to provide the user with help in capturing data, in particular using the Help command.

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Customizing and using base templates

Sometimes it would be useful to be able to customize a source template for more than just the letter body. For example, it may be that the Data Set contains data for more than one set of addressees and the source document needs to be able to indicate which of these addressees is to be included on the base template.

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