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Save as Document

The Document feature enables a particular documentation configuration to be 'remembered', linking the loaded template within the 'Report' dialog to the current highlighted Package. If a particular template is always used with a specific Package, and multiple cases of documentation exist to be propagated, saving these as Documents can ease document generation later.

Create and use Documents



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Open the 'Rich Text Format Report' dialog.

The Legacy RTF Report Generator


Click on the Save as Document button.

The 'Save current as document definition' dialog displays.


In the 'Enter Value' field, type a name for the document and click on the OK button. The document is added to the 'Resources' tab of the Browser window for easy future access.


To generate documentation from the 'Resources' tab of the Browser window, right-click on the required document.

The context menu displays.


Select the required context menu option.

  • Open Document - Opens the corresponding document file, as specified by the template 'Filename' property
  • Generate Document - Opens the 'Report' dialog, loaded with the specified template
  • Auto Generate Document - Generates documentation, with the document located at the path specified by the template's 'Filename' property
  • Delete Document - Removes the specified document