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The MultiSelect Command


WinAuth Server – Editing the shared settings file

WinAuth Server – Editing the shared settings file

After installing your Windows Authentication Server it is now time to look at the Shared Settings. This is the place in which to configure the folders that should be accessible to users in the XpressDox Explorer. Users will have access to these folders as well as sub-folders. Open the sharedFolders.txt file in [YourInstallPath]\XpressDoxWinAuth\SharedSettings. Here is […]


The Command Editor

The Command Editor

The Command Editor empowers the template author by presenting an alphabetic list of all the XpressDox commands, with functionality which provides wizards for completion of the command as well as supplying examples of commands. The Command Editor also provides functionality for easily selecting the correct data element from a list of existing data elements. The […]


The InterviewTheme Command


The ChooseFromDataset Command

The ChooseFromDataset Command

We have a ChooseFromRepeatingData command (which is the same as ChooseFromData, but is a more descriptive name), and a ChooseFromDataElements command. The ChooseFromDataset command combines the functionality of the other two, and adds some more flexibility. The first argument is the name of the data element to be chosen. This is as per convention. The […]


The YearsMonthsDaysBetween Function


The GT and LT functions

The GT and LT functions

Sometimes it is syntactically impractical to use the characters < and > in a particular context. For example, you might want to use a Dynamic Caption which is something like this (to use the word “names” or “name” in the caption depending on the number of children): «Caption(DependantNames,Enter the <IIf(count(Child) > 1,’names’,’name’)||[Names]>)» The problem with […]


Using Scripts in PDF Form fields


Save the Dataset into a Database Column


The RepeaterPosition Function

The RepeaterPosition Function

Consider the commands OnExitSet and OnEnterSet. These commands are only executed during the lifetime of the interview, and also contain conditions which need to be evaluated when the user navigates through the interview. Also consider the case where you would like certain actions to take place depending on the position of the current repeater. For […]