Supported Content Controls

Supported Content Controls

This article contains information on what content controls are supported/not supported as well as behavior to expect when using these content controls.

Plain Text Content Control:

  • Output to DOCX:
    • The content control can undergo plain text editing in the output document
    • Adding text to the content control will advance text after the content control in the document.
    • Added text to the content control will spill over to a new line and will advance posterior lines in the document.
  • Output to PDF:
    • The content control can undergo plain text editing in the output document
    • Adding text to the content control will not advance text after the content control in the document.
    • Added text to the content control will not spill over to a new line and will not advance posterior lines in the document. When the added text reaches the end of the line, additional text will not be visible in the document.
  • Output to HTML:
    • Content controls can't be edited in output document.
    • In output document, content controls are output with the content they contained in the template.
  • Output to Printer:
    • In output document, content controls are output with the content they contained in the template.

Rich Text Content Control:

  • Output to DOCX:
    • The content control can undergo rich text editing in the output document
    • Adding text to the content control will advance text after the content control in the document.
    • Added text to the content control will spill over to a new line and will advance posterior lines in the document.
  • Output to PDF:
    • This content control is not supported in PDF output. In PDF output the default text will be used and not be editable.
  • Output to HTML:
    • This content control is not supported in HTML output. In PDF output the default text will be used and not be editable.
  • Output to Printer:
    • In output document, content controls are output with the content they contained in the template.

Picture Content Control:

  • Output to DOCX:
    • Content control can be edited in output document.
    • Image can be changed to a different image on the machine. 
      • The image will be constricted to the X dimension when changed and maintain aspect ratio.
      • Resizing the content control will advance text appearing after the image
      • Resizing the content control will advance document content on posterior lines to the content control.
  • Output to PDF:
    • Content control is not output. Image in content control in template is output.
  • Output to HTML:
    • Content control is not output. Image in content control in template is output.
  • Output to Printer:
    • Content control is not output. Image in content control in template is output.

Check Box Content Control:

  • Output to DOCX:
    • Check Boxes are output with the checked/unchecked setting they have assigned in the template.
    • Check boxes can be clicked to switch checked/unchecked in output.
  • Output to PDF:
    • Check Boxes are output with the checked/unchecked setting they have assigned in the template.
    • Check boxes can be clicked to switch checked/unchecked in output.
  • Output to HTML:
    • Check Boxes are output with the checked/unchecked setting they have assigned in the template.
    • Check boxes can be clicked to switch checked/unchecked in output.
  • Output to Printer:
    • Check Boxes are output with the checked/unchecked setting they have assigned in the template

Combo Box Content Control:

  • Output to DOCX:
    • This content control is not supported in DOCX output.
  • Output to PDF:
    • This content control is not supported in PDF output.
  • Output to HTML:
    • This content control is not supported in HTML output.
  • Output to Printer:
    • This content control is not supported in Printer output.
  • Output to DOCX:
    • This content control is supported only for text that does not extend to multiple lines
  • Output to PDF:
    • This content control is supported only for text that does not extend to multiple lines
  • Output to HTML:
    • This content control is not supported in HTML output.
  • Output to Printer:
    • This content control is not supported in Printer output.

Date Picker Content Control

  • Output to DOCX:
    • This content control is supported for DOCX output. The date can be changed using the Date Picker in the output document.
  • Output to PDF:
    • This content control is not supported in PDF output.
  • Output to HTML:
    • This content control is not supported in HTML output.
  • Output to Printer:
    • This content control is not supported in Printer output.

Unsupported Content Controls

Windward does not support the following content controls:

  • Building Block Gallery Content Control
  • Repeating Section Content Control


ActiveX Controls

Windward does not support any ActiveX Controls to any output types.

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