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[Save as DOCX]-button

This  feature offers you the option to save a document directly to the proper location in CRM without having to generate an activity. 
The location depends on the configuration, which is defined within the DocumentsCorePack server configuration tool.

To take adavantage of this new feature you need at least the following version:

 - DocumentsCorePack Client for MS CRM 2011 5.73


Advanced template-group filtering

This feature offers the possibility to set a filter for DocumentsCorePack templates.
Templates are filtered based on the template-group they are assigned to.
Applying filter limits, the available templates are grouped in template-groups.
This prevents users from getting confused by a variety of available templates as they can only see and select templates of the corresponding template-group defined by the applied filter.

To take advantage of this feature you need at least both of the following versions:

 - DocumentsCorePack Server for MS CRM 2011 5.36

 - DocumentsCorePack Client for MS CRM 2011 5.73


[Print in Word]-button

The features of the DocumentsCorePack [Print in Word]-button increase the performance and also the usability of our product.

The features allow you to select templates directly with the [Print in Word]-button.

To take adavantage of this feature you need at least the following version:

- DocumentsCorePack Server Version 5.25

- DocumentsCorePack Client Version 5.57


CustomPrintInWordActionAccount

The below desribed methods are part of the ptm_dcp_custombuttonactions.js-web resource. More information on this resource can be found here. The comments and the code for one example of this resource are added below.


Advanced [Print in Word]-Button Configuration

Basically, the default [Print in Word]-button contains JavaScript code in the background.

If you are familiar with CRM and JavaScript you can add your own custom buttons to  increase the usability of your CRM system.

e.g., you can predefine a template that should be always used to perform the merge. 

You can modify the JavaScript code, so that - based on certain criteria - a template is automatically selected without user interaction.

The following article contains a description of how to change, modify and extend this feature.


DocumentsCorePack template security settings

In CRM 2011, all DocumentsCorePack templates are stored in custom entities.
The name of this custom entity is DocumentsCorePack Template (ptm_mscrmaddons_dcptemplates).
Every record of this entity has the template attached as a note.


DocumentsCorePack Client save locations
There are three major save locations for files that are used by the DocumentsCorePack Client.


How to change the save location of the metadata.bin file

Per default, CRM metadata information for DocumenstCorePack is stored here:

%APPDATA%\DCP\metadata

The above location equals to C:\Users\[YourUsername]\AppData\Roaming\DCP\metadata.
If you want to change this location, you have to generate a new SettingsKey.