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  1. 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…

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Allow prioritization of automated DDPs

    When documents are requested via Workflow and Outbound Message, they are queued up on the servers in the order that the messages are sent (FIFO).

    Where some of the requested documents are more time sensitive than others, it would be great to be able to flag to the OB Message so that the server would identify that request as high priority and generate it before the other (not high priority) documents in the queue.

    A possible deliverable could be a second parallel Queue whose documents would always generate before any in the main queue allowing for FIFO on the high…

    9 votes
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  5. Date tag formatted to only bring in the month and day in ## formatting

    The field tagger allows you to format the year as ## (09) but is missing the individual month (01) and day (02) tags.

    Example use case: wanting to format the date as 02.01.09 or 02 January 2009 in the generated template

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  6. Set Mass Report recipients based ona text field in the Mass Recipient Report (comma separated emails).

    Right now the mass recipient report in a scheduled report can only go to a single contact/user/lead per line of the mass recipient report. Instead, I'd like to merge a column from the mass recipient report which consists of a list of emails, maybe into the Additional To: or CC: field, like you can do with Dynamic Addresses & the field tagger in the regular DDP.

    Without this, to send a single report to emails stored on our 180 chapters (custom objects), I either need to maintain 180 distribution lists and create contact records for them, or maintain 180 Scheduled…

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  7. Ability to generate document to upload to SharePoint and also store a copy as attachment at same time ?

    My requirement is to every time when user selects "Office 365" delivery option. A copy of the generated document should also be attached to the record from which the document package was run is Salesforce.

    8 votes
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  8. 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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  9. Reduce the size of width from a Picture attached as optional to a document.

    When you add an optional picture attachment chosen from the record attachments it would be nice the picture will be resized to the page-width of the document. When you have now a picture attached separately (Optional) and the width is much bigger than the width of the document you can hardly read the output of the document created by the DDP.

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  10. Pre-define attachment order in salesforce

    An easy way to set attachment order when generating a package.

    Currently, attachments are ordered by the most recent attachment added to an object. End-users, then must manually re-sort the attachment to the correct order each time to generate a package.

    7 votes
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  11. Dynamic Email Content Based On Salesforce Field Values

    Currently when DDPs are configured to send via DocuSign, you can only configure a static email template (with merge fields). If you want to send the same documents with different email content (based on for example a field in Salesforce called 'Product') you currently have to clone the existing DDP and change the email template.

    It would be extremely useful to be able to configure one DDP and have dynamic/conditional paragraphs for each product. For example:

    [IF Account.Product = Handheld Vaccuum Cleaner], DISPLAY: "Thank you for purchasing the <<Account.Brand>> <<Account.Product>>. As this is a small item, please come in and…

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  12. Date tag formatted to German format (e.g. 31.12.2016) and similar German formats.

    Currently the German format for date tags is not supported. It would be really good to have that available to better generate documents for German (and other European) users / clients.

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  13. 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.

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  14. Attach as Zip

    I have Drawloop Document Packages that generate multiple files. The users become frustrated though because they're all attached a single downloadable files. It would be great, if Drawloop had the option to attach as a Zip file.

    The download option in the document queue does not meet our business needs due to collaboration, unfortunately.

    7 votes
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  15. Limit automatic attachment from parent records

    When you include attachments in your DDP, for default relationships, the DDP will find attachments related to the record the DDP runs on, as well as it's parent record.
    E.g. when running a DDP on Opportunity, attachments form the Opportunity AND it's parent Account will be available.
    I need to be able to exclude the Account level attachments from the selection list so that the Users do not see them when running an Opportunity level DDP

    6 votes
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  16. Add an option to add additional recipients in the “DDP Powered by Drawloop” page in Salesforce

    Add an option to add additional recipients in the “DDP Powered by Drawloop” page in Salesforce so that the user can select an additional contact as a recipient or a cc.

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  17. allow preview of mass document packages

    We use the mass document feature to send multiple certificates of completion. We would like to ensure that the document looks correct before sending (i.e. that a long name hasn't forced text to overflow to a new page).

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  18. Make the field tagger work with a linked account

    We have a custom object which is linked to another custom object, which is then either linked to a contact or an account. When I use the field tagger search function to find an instance of the custom object that is attached to a contact then the field tagger displays the values of the fields for that contact. When I use an object that is attached to an account it doesn't display those fields. I was told that this isn't a bug, but I should submit a suggestion, so here it is!

    6 votes
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  19. Add sum row as merge fields when using Report as data source.

    Currently, using Reports as a data source only allows you to pull in a tabular column of data (further calculation requires using Excel as middleware). I would like to see the summary row at the bottom of a tabular report be made available as a series of merge fields as well. For example, the current syntax for a report column is <<AnyRangecol1>>; the sum for that column could be <<AnyRangecolsum>>.

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  20. Multiple columns in Forms

    It would be a very nice to feature to be able to fields in columns when using DocGen in Salesforce using the form feature.

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