You have probably come across the terms “data element”, “fillpoint”, “dataset”. This article aims to address in detail what each of the terms mean, and help you understand how all the elements in the document assembly process fit together.
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
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.