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Templates Tab Help

The template tab allows you to search and view the templates that are available on your account. Templates can also be added to your site by uploading created templates through HotDocs Developer 11.

The Template List: This list displays the title, description, type and actions that you can perform on the templates available.

  • Edit Template - Edit template buttonThis action opens a new page, allowing you to view and edit the template details.

  • Delete Template - Delete template buttonCaution - This action will delete the template for all users. You will be unable to delete a template that is currently in use, if you try to delete a template in use you will see a dialog informing you which document is currently using this template.

  • View Template Details - View template buttonHotDocs Market templates only- This action opens a new page, allowing you to view the template details. You can not edit or delete Market templates in Document Services.

Create a document from a template: Click the title of the template that you wish to use to create a new document. This will open the Add Document page with the selected template already added.

Template table

Filtering the template list:

  • The search box - The search box filters the template list by the template title automatically as you enter the search criteria into the box.

  • Only show templates with all the selected tagsIf you select this check box, the template table only shows templates that have all of the tags you select below. If you use the search box while the check box is selected you will only get results that also match all the selected tags.

  • Templates from HotDocs Market - This check box is selected by default to allow you to see your HotDocs Market templates in the template table. You can unselect this check box to hide the HotDocs Market templates. If you use the search box while this checkbox is unselected you will not see HotDocs Market templates in your results. When you next login the check box will be selected again.

  • Tag selectionYou can filter the template list by selecting one or multiple tags. When you select a tag, the template list updates automatically. You can create new tags and assign tags to templates in the Tags section of the Settings tab. NOTE: Only Admin Users can create tags.

Create template group: To create a template group, and assemble documents in series, click on the Create template group buttonbutton in the taskbar. This will open the New Group page. For more information see Template Group Help

* Downloading the HotDocs Configuration: Click on this button in the task bar to download the registry entry to configure HotDocs Developer to connect to and upload templates to your Document Services site. For more information about uploading see Uploading Templates.

* Downloading the Component File: Click on this button in the task bar to download a HotDocs component file that can be used with other HotDocs products.

(*) These tasks are only available to Admin Users