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  1. 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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  2. 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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    Hello! We are taking the time to go through these ideas carefully so that we can inform our product roadmap. We'd love any help you can provide! Please feel free to add comments or votes at this time that will help us understand if this concern is still relevant to you, and if so, how we may improve your customer experience. Thank you!

  3. 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!

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  4. 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.

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  5. Allow Form Steps to apply only to specific delivery Options

    When adding Insert Updates, you are able to select whether the update should take place for all or only specific delivery options.
    Similarly, I'd like to be able to specify Form Steps so that they are used for only specific delivery options.
    For example, if I'm prompting the user for information that is necessary for sending via email, I don;t need to capture that when sending the document directly to storage

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  6. Allow Sub-Totals on table replication

    We use DocGen (Drawloop) on Opportunities. The DocGen can create multiple tables great, but there is not way to create a sub-total on each total.
    For instance a Quote with Table 1 for Products and Table 2 for Services. We have the ability to make the tables, but we cannot create sub-totals of each table.

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  7. There should be some mechanism to automate the migration of word template changes from one org to the next.

    Currently, ddp's can only be migrated in an automated fashion once. After that any changes made in the word templates in a ddp have to be made manually in all orgs. This should be automated. The word templates should migrate to qa, staging and to prod (rather than making the changes manually in each template in each org).

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  8. Dynamic dates field tags

    It would be great idea to have more options than Now, Today and Tomorrow for date field tags. For example a Today + 14 days field tag would enable the document to not always have to be updated with a future date at every instance of ddp generation

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  9. Visibility On Who "Activates/Deactivates" or "Tests" Report/Scheduled DDP's

    It would be nice to see who clicks on the "Test" button or who last "Activates" a Report DDP. At some random times, my Report DDP will send out when it is not activated, which means someone is clicking the "Test" button on it. It would be nice to track who is doing this.

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  10. I recently downloaded the most current version for DocGen in hopes that it would remove flash from the classic version of salesforce.

    The update removed flash from salesforce lightning only. My company has not migrated to lightning yet and it would be beneficial if flash was removed from the classic version of salesforce as well.

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  11. Enhance Lookup Relationships

    As is, the lookup relationship type doesn't have much value. It only works in a single record scenario. Please consider enhancing lookup relationships so that if they're part of a table or row the lookup relationship automatically replicates. This would allow us to tag records to reference the correct lookup record.

    Today, if a lookup relationship is part of a table or row, all tables/rows only reference the first lookup record making them have very little value.

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    Hello! We are taking the time to go through these ideas carefully so that we can inform our product roadmap. We'd love any help you can provide! Please feel free to add comments or votes at this time that will help us understand if this concern is still relevant to you, and if so, how we may improve your customer experience. Thank you!

  12. Create ability to run Insert-Updates and compile documents in an order selected by the author.

    I have a case where I need to:
    1. Compile a document
    2. Create a case object
    3. Compile a final document with a link to the case that was created.

    This is not possible today because the system automatically compiles both documents first and then creates the case. So the final document that should link to the case that was created instead links to the last case that was created on an account. Please update Drawloop to allow us to set the order that items are compiled.

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  13. Allow Files on DDP where Inclusion Type = Optional to be able to be included on a List in the merged document

    The DDP allows to select document(s) Inclusion Type as Optional, which a user can then select to be included in the document to be merged. However we would like to have also the ability of having these documents marked as optional to "print in a list" in the merged document.
    For example we have 2 endorsements marked as Optional:
    Endorsement 1
    Endorsement 2
    when checked we would like them to be listed on the merged document as i.e.

    INCLUDED ENDORSEMENTS

    Endorsement 1
    Endorsement 2

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  14. Ability to place attachment between DDP templates

    My DDP has 10 template documents. I want to include an attachment from the record but it should appear in between the template documents rather than at the end of the generate document.

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  15. Field update for multiple records in scheduled report

    Hello,

    We are currently sending out a scheduled report with accounts and missing the possibility to use the field update on the package to update a field on all the records in the report.

    It is configurable but not working and Nintex Support already confirmed that this is not inteded to work.

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  16. Adobe Sign Delivery option: Ability to set 'Days till Signing Expires' field dynamically

    Currently the 'Days till Signing Expires' field on the Adobe Sign Delivery option accepts only numerical values which are constants. It should be possible to use the field tagger to reference any field as a value for the same which will allow the users to have dynamic Expiry dates defined for the echosign agreements.

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  17. Ability to filter to specific Files attached to a record

    I need the ability to filter to a subset of Files linked to a particular record based off custom fields on the Files

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  18. Please upgrade the use of static Ids on the formula fields

    Please upgrade the use of static Ids on the formula fields and provide a way to effectively deploy them to rest of the environments. While using a lot of packages, it takes up a lot of manual effort and chances of error missing the ids are more.

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  19. 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…

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  20. Ability to include pulling feed attachments from multiple objects

    When creating a DDP, we need files across multiple objects to be combined and rendered as distinct pages in a consolidated document. This has been confirmed as a known issue.

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