8. October 2014 10:20
INTRODUCTION: This blog article explains how to use the MS Word “Restrict Editing” functionality.
It is possible to restrict editing for the whole document as well as editing specific paragraphs of the document by using the MS Word function “Restrict Editing”. This is also be carried on with the merged documents, which makes this feature interesting for use with DocumentsCorePack
Addon: DocumentsCorePack for MS CRM
13. June 2014 15:59
This blog article explains how to group tables in DocumentsCorePack (.docx) Templates properly. The DocumentsCorePack Grouping functionality gives users the possibility to define an optical sorting and seperation for a specific field.
Addons: DocumentsCorePack for MS CRM 2011 and 2013
Screenshot shows DocumentsCorePack (.docx) table, grouped by e.g. the same job title. Click to enlarge.
28. May 2014 16:46
This article describes how you can add the DocumentsCorePack “Create Document”-button for MS CRM 2011 to your form. This can be done manually via the Ribbon Workbench for CRM 2011.
Addon: DocumetnsCorePack for MS CRM 2011
Result: In the screenshot below you can see the new added DocumentsCorePack “Create Document”-button for the entity account:
Screenshot shows “Create Document”-button for account entity
RibbonWorkBench can be downloaded here.
Manuals (please have a look at them before using):
7. April 2014 11:32
This article describes different options to format fields inside a DocumentsCorePack or AutoMerge template. e.g.: Formatting date fields, format money-fields etc.
Addons: DocumentsCorePack for MS CRM 2011 and 2013, AutoMerge for MS CRM 2011
HOW TO: the following list provides an overview on the different options to format fields
a)"Field properties" to simplify formatting, most common formats of date and money fields can be directly set by selecting the content control and choosing "Field properties from the mscrm-addons.com ribbon in MS Word. For detailed information on how to show the different custom date and time strings for displaying the DATETIME() function for DocumentsCorePack templates (.docx) please click here. For more information about the different cultures which can be displayed, please click here.
3. April 2014 12:04
Troubleshooting – This blog article explains, what to do if request failed wiht HTTP status 401: Unauthorized
Screenshot shows: WordMailMerge Error “The request failed with HTTP status 401: Unauthorized.” after clicking on “SharePoint Documents”
2. April 2014 15:40
This article explains how to to deal with line items in a Word-Template.
Changes to the template for an order:
The only exception is that the fields for a quote have been changed to the attributes for the order. The explanation can be visualized with the “ QuotewithGrouping.dot” template which comes with the WordMailMerge-Server-Setup. After choosing the template that you want to use, make sure that you swith to directory in the main document setup! This is necessary as otherwise a new page will be used for every item.
2. April 2014 14:34
Content: This article explains how to run a macro
Addons: DocumentsCorePack v4.20 and higher, WordMailMerge v2.80 and higher
| Format / Addon
||only .docm / DCP 2011 and DCP 2013
||.dot and .docx from WMM 3.0 to DCP 2013*
||only .dot from WMM 3.0 to DCP 2013*
||.dot and .docx from WMM 3.0 to DCP 2013*
* These macros are obsolet!
NOTE: All macros only work for DocumentsCorePack client-side document generation!
3. February 2014 13:38
This article describes how to send emails in workflows with dynamic images! Sometimes it happens that email programmes do not resolve inserted dynamic images correctly. With our DocumentsCorePack “Insert as Picture-Link-Field” you can solve this problem.
First open a template or create a new one with the email content. Then insert the dynamic image into the document.
There are two different ways to insert dynamic images in a Word Template (docx.):
1) Insert picture as “Base64String”
Then the picture will be inserted in the email content as picture. This is set in Word as default. Sometimes it happens, that email programmes do not resolve these pictures correctly when sent.
2) Insert picture as a “Link”
With the “Insert as Picture-Link-Field”-functionality users are able to insert a picture directly from a link which is stored in any CRM-field! Available for DocumentsCorePack v5.97 and higher. Click here for download and test it. For more information on how to insert a Picture-Link-Field to your template please click here for a step-by-step description. Please note, that the recipient needs to access the picture externaly.
19. November 2013 10:43
This article describes how to send emails, set the recipient, subject, CC und BCC and other different settings in Open Office XML template (.docx). Available vor v5.97 and higher. Click on www.mscrm-addons.com to download and test it.
DocumentsCorePack allows you to send emails with following functionalities:
1) “Send as …”
2) “Create CRM Activities”
You can find these functionalities in the www.mscrm-addons.com ribbon. See next screenshots:
Screenshot: the www.mscrm-addons.com ribbon within Open Office XML templates (.docx). Click to enlarge.
Screenshot: send emails with “Create CRM Activity” or “Send as …”. Click to enlarge.
18. November 2013 09:55
This article describes how to use the “Insert PageBreak”-button within the “Insert”-button in Open Office XML template (.docx). This feature allows you to insert a dynamically PageBreak into your document.
Addon: Available for v5.97 and higher
Screenshots show inserted Page Break bevor and after a merge process. Click to enlarge.
The "Insert PageBreak"-functionality also works in tables. For example, if you have a table with product information and you insert a “PageBreak” you get an extra page for each product as a result.
Click here to read more about the functionalities of the “Insert”-button.