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  1. Ability to Bullet Lists in Components/Component Groups

    We often use Bullets in our formatting and other HTML type improvements for our emails and letter templates. We are somewhat limited when using Component and Component Groups due to these restrictions.

    Line spacing is also not as ideal as preferred.

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  2. Send generated documents to the Document Queue as Files instead of attachments

    When a document is sent to the queue, it is sent as an attachment instead of a file. Our process is automated through an outbound message so when a generated document goes over the 5MB attachment size limit, the outbound message errors out and no document is produced.

    If the generated document was sent to the queue as a file, we would be able to produce documents up to 2GB in size.

    13 votes
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  3. Field Tagger option to display tags in ALL CAPS.

    Would like the ability to have the field tagger display tags in ALL CAPS for insurance/financial use cases where the generated document should have applicants info in ALL CAPS. Currently have to go into Fonts and set ALL CAPS on tags.

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  4. Option to merge an object's attachments seperate from templates

    I have a DDP that needs an excel template, and multiple files pulled from an object. This is not an issue, however, there is no way to have the excel template to be its own file and have a merged PDF of multiple files on an object record. It's only possible to either merge everything into a PDF output, or have the output use the originals and a combined PDF.

    My proposed solution to this problem is to add a "Template Output Type" selection field in the template's options, the same as the "Document Output Type" picklist in the delivery…

    3 votes
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  5. Displaying additional details about Contacts in the Contact Selection

    Currently only the name of the Contact is displayed , we would suggest that along with the name it would really be helpful if additional details related to Contact object(e.g.:contact email ID or Contact type) are displayed in the "Specify the contact to use for the DDP:" section on the 'DDP Powered by Drawloop' page.

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  6. Enable the "Pause to Edit" feature for MassLoop.

    The existing "Pause to Edit" functionality would be valuable for use with MassLoop. Our users wish to make final custom wording edits with pre-filled data fields already in place .

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  7. Row replication and Table replication should include iterator variable

    Row replication (i.e. <<Calls_Start>> and Table replication (i.e. CallsTableStart>> should include an iterator variable (i.e. <<Calls_Iterator>>) so you know which row number or table number you are on (i.e. 0,1,2,3)

    15 votes
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  8. Apply validation rules to document generation

    We would like to be able to set up validation rules within the Nintex solution so that Users are prompted to complete data correctly before being able to generate the document output. For example, a User needs to ensure that the Billing Country has a value before they can generate an invoice. Using the Nintex component, we would like the application to display an validation message on selection of the template/package so that the User can complete the record information.

    9 votes
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  9. Insert Update for DocGen Package Outbound Message Error

    When DocGen packages that were initiated by an Outbound Message fail to process, the only indication that there was a failure is an email that is sent to the User that the OB Message sends as, or in the event that the Drawloop Next formula field failed to specify a DocGen Package, no indication is provided and it will only be found by navigating to the document Queue.

    It would be very helpful to update the failed record itself when there was an error.
    This would allow us to leverage standard Salesforce reports and dashboards to monitor any automated processes…

    10 votes
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  10. Allow users to run a DocGen Package with only an attachment (i.e. no file required on DDP)

    I'd like to be a ble to send a DDP with just an attachment from a Salesforce Record and without any 'base' file that currently is required on every DDP. A workaround, is that the required file on the DDP can become a 'coverpage' of sorts... but we'd like to omit that page all together in some cases.

    7 votes
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  11. Add a feature to the DDP configuration to filter the Contacts that appear in the Contact selection list at document generation.

    Add a feature to the DDP configuration to filter the Contacts that appear in the Contact selection list at document generation. Filter by fields on the Contact or Account Contact Relationship records.

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  12. Translation of Pop up Screen without creating VisualForce Page

    The App layout (Pop up screen) when the user want to create a Document the Drawloop question do appear standard always in the English language.
    In multiple Language companies this is not wished and also this questions should be showed in their own language.
    It would be fine this questions could be translated by Translation WorkBench from Salesforce like you can do with fields etc.

    The answer from Nintex = The Visualforce page from the screenshot cannot be currently translated. A workaround is to create your own Visualforce page or to automate the button so that the Document package, Contact…

    9 votes
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  13. Create the ability to utilise DocuSign payments functionality via Drawloop

    We currently use Drawloop to generate our documents and then submit them to Docusign for electronic signature. DocuSign now allow payments to be made when signing too, however we cannot utilise this function at present as you have not completed any testing with DocuSign Payments at this time. It would be good if you could please complete your testing so we can utilise this valuable payment tool when we issue orders to our customers

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  14. Stetting default values on forms

    In form steps,when setting default values that are pulled from related objects the drop down displays a limited number of fields. Not to worry, you can filter for the field(s) you are looking for but when you do this, then save your form, the chosen values are not retained. When viewing the form steps you do see the values you selected but if you need to open the form for editing then the values are lost. You have to reset everything before saving again. Attached is what I got from Nintex support regarding this.

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  15. Ability to create a DDP on an external object

    Currently, DocGen cannot pull data directly from an external object (i.e., odata) and would require additional steps to do this. Also there is no documentation on the additional steps.

    Would you consider providing a documentation on the additional steps and developing this feature?

    Thanks.

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  16. When creating a DocGen form with multiple checkboxes, please include an option to be to Select All options

    We have a form with 40+ checkbox options which requires the ability to be able to "Select All" otherwise the user has to go through and select each option individually to get all items checked. This is affecting functionality in a critical business report within a multi-million dollar, two year project which is scheduled to go live in Jan 2018. Please place this request on high priority, thank you!

    22 votes
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  17. Where a formula text field has internal carriage returns, i.e. the user has entered something like

    Where a formula text field has internal carriage returns, i.e. the user has entered
    line 1
    line 2
    line 3
    a DDP currently renders that at line 1 line 2 line 3

    Salesforce respects the internal breaks and it would be better if a DDP did the same.

    This has become an issue for us where the formula field contains an address with multiple lines. Having all the lines flow into one means that we cannot produce a properly formatted address on a letter.

    5 votes
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  18. Discontinue use of Flash in template organizer

    Flash Player is fraught with security risks, and not everyone has it enabled in their browser. Please move to some other kind of template management component.

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  19. Use Files instead of Documents

    Files offers features like previews and version control, while Documents does not. I suggest switching so that we can take advantage of such features.

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  20. Use Files instead of Documents

    Files offers features like previews and version control, while Documents does not. I suggest switching so that we can take advantage of such features.

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