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All commands regarding the Interview – XpressDox

This is a consolidated list of all the commands regarding the Interview, along with a short description of each. Click on the command name for a link to a more detailed article.

 

Interview capture:

Button
Place a button on the interview and set some custom behavior using the OnExitSet or Set commands.

 

CaptureAllDataElements
Force all data elements in a template to appear on the interview.

 

CaptureAsLongText
Provide a multi line field for a data element.

 

CaptureDataElement
Force the capture of a specific data element on the interview.

 

CaptureDataElements
List data elements to be captured.

 

CaptureInGrid
Change the way that repeaters are captured from the traditional style into a grid repeater.

 

CaptureLater
Change the position of a data element on the interview so that it is captured the next time the data element is encountered.

 

CaptureOnlyEmptyValues
Present an interview which contains only values which are empty. Values which are already known would be in such case as including values from a data source.

 

ChooseFromData
Or ChooseFromRepeatingData. These commands are exactly the same. At some point the command had a name change but they work in the same way and for backward compatibility both command names are fine. Choose a value from items captured in a repeater.

 

ChooseFromDataElements
After some information has been captured on the interview, then the user is able to use those values to enter into other data elements

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ChooseFromDataset
Join several repeating lists into one drop down list. Note that this functionality has not yet been fully implemented into the web as yet.

 

ChooseFromHzRDBList
Present a horizontal radio button list on the interview.

 

ChooseFromList
Present a drop down list of choices on the interview.

 

ChooseFromRDBList
Present a vertical radio button list on the interview.

 

ChooseFromRepeatingData
(Same as ChooseFromData)

 

ChooseFromSamples
Present a drop down list of sample choices on the interview.

 

ChooseUsingCheckBox
Present a checkbox on the interview with a True/False value.

 

ChooseUsingDatePicker
Present a calendar control on the interview.

 

ChooseUsingTimePicker
Allow the user to choose the time from a time picker on the interview.

 

DefineSetAllGroup
A “Select all” feature allows the user to check and uncheck multiple checkboxes at once.

 

DropDownPanel
Group various controls together in one panel on the interview. This has not been implemented on the web as yet.

 

ExcludeFromGrid
Exclude items which are captured in a grid repeat.

 

FormatNumberOnInput
When exiting a number field, format the field in a given string in the interview. This command is currently only implemented in the desktop version.

 

MaximumRepeats
Limit a repeating item.

 

MultiSelect
This is the same as DefineSetAllGroup.

 

PlaceHolder
An invisible data element which can have a value, or heading/footing text assigned to it.

 

PreventRepeaterDeletion
Conditionally prevent users from deleting an item in a repeat.

 

Required
Mark data elements as required on the interview.

 

Rule
Apply validation rules to data entered into the interview.

 

Interview attributes:

AlignCaption
Align the caption of a data element to the left, right or top of the field in the interview.

 

AlignCaptions
Set the alignment of all captions in an interview.

 

AlignErrorMessages
Specify where the error messages should appear.

 

Caption
Set and style the caption for a data element.

 

Comment
Add a comment to a template.

 

Define
Define all attributes of a data element in one fillpoint.

 

DetectLongConditions
Create a report showing the conditions for a data element. This can be useful when there is an out of memory problem, or the interview is just generally sluggish.

 

ExcludeFromIV
Do not show data elements on the interview.

 

ExpectXSLTFormatNumbers
All numbers should be saved into the dataset as XML formatted numbers, regardless of the region and how they were captured.

 

Footing
Add text below a data element onto the interview.

 

ForbidThousandsSeparators
Do not allow users to enter thousands separators when entering numeric values.

 

Heading
Add text above a data element onto the interview.

 

Help
Provide help on a data element in the interview to the end user.

 

HideEmptyInterview
Should it happen that the template results in an empty interview, suppress that interview with this command.

 

HideFromPreview
Do not allow the user a specific document, typically when assembling packs of documents.

 

HideInsideIV
Do not show a data element in the interview, but still be allowed to use it in logic or OnExitSets etc.

 

Hyperlink
Insert a hyperlink on heading or footing text on the interview.

 

HzGroup
Group fields together into horizontal groups.

 

InhibitAutomaticRuleOnNumberFunctions
Do not apply the automatic rule given to numbers by functions such as FormatNumber.

 

InterviewFont
Provide a font style for the entire interview.

 

InterviewIsWizard
When using tabs, turns the interview into a wizard by providing back and next buttons on the interview.

 

InterviewLogo
Add a logo to a desktop interview.

 

InterviewRelevance
Override the automatic relevance with this command, or add this command to reduce a very complicated set of conditions on a data element.

 

InterviewTheme
Switch the desktop interview theme to grey, blue or white.

 

InterviewTitle
Provide a title for an interivew. If no title is supplied, the name of the template will be used.

 

OnEnterSet
Set the value of a data element when the focus enters an element.

 

OnExitSet
Set the value of a data element when the focus leaves another element.

 

OptimizeParsing
If switched off, artifacts are not built when the template is saved. The performance of the template may be significantly impacted.

 

ReadOnly
Set a field on the interview to read only.

 

RepeaterCaption
Set the caption of a repeating element.

 

RunAsHugeTemplate
When used, Word will open another instance in order to run the template.

 

Set
Set a value in an interview.

 

SetInitialValue
Provide a default value on the interview.

 

SetInterviewDataOnly
Specify that a template should not create a document when assembling, it is for data capture only.

 

SetRepeaterQualifier
Specify a pattern of data elements according to which repeating data should be displayed.

 

ShowHidden
Show the hidden fields fields on an interview.

 

Tab
Arrange fields in the interview according to tabs.

 

TabOrientation
Decide if the tabs should be vertical or horizontal.

 

ValidateBeforeShare
Used with Document Services (sharing an interview) to ensure that certain fields should be completed before an interview is allowed to be shared.

 

Width
Assign a width to a field.

 

With
Used with the Set command. All Set commands inside a With block follow the condition as specified in that block.

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