The Microsoft Word Destination allows you to receive your data submissions in MS Word format. Below are the steps to follow if you want to set this destination up for one of your forms.
Once you’ve saved your form and exited the designer, you will arrive back at the "Forms" page. On this page, click the link in the destinations column of the form you would like to add the destination to, or select Destinations from the settings menu.
Note: If there are no destinations added to your account, this button will read "0".
You'll then be brought to the Destinations page, where you can click "New Destination".
A new page will load, and on it you will see different destinations to send your data. In this example, "E-mail" has been selected. After selecting the destination, choose the "Word .docx" format.
You will also see an option to send your images to a service other than Device Magic. If you would like to do this, select from the services provided. Please note, choosing a service other than "None (inline)" will result in a hyperlink to the hosted image being placed in the file generated by this destination instead of the actual image. See this help article for more information.
If you like, you can add a Description in your "Destination Options" box, this is optional.
At this point, you will see "Word .docx Options" beneath the chosen destination. Click "Show Options".
This section is where you can add a file name (not required), view the available placeholders (by clicking "Show me placeholders I can use in this file name"), and download a sample template (so you can see how your MS Word form will look, and so you can see the available placeholders). You can also download an advanced sample template here, which will give examples of formatting for If Statements and For Loops.
In addition to that, this is where you can upload your own customized Word .DOCX template. Use the available placeholders for your form, design it according to how you want it to look when you receive it, and upload it in the space provided. More information on customizing templates can be found here.
Beneath that section, you will get to your chosen destination's Configuration section. Based on our E-mail destination example, it will look like this:
Fill in the e-mail addresses you want to send the MS Word version of the form to.
In Step 7, you have the option to create Destination Rules on when you want the Destination to be active. To learn more about how Destination Rules work, visit our article here.
You can now click "Create Destination".
At this point, you will be taken back to your Forms page, where you will see your new destination added to the list. Upon submission of data, you will receive the MS Word version of your form at the destination of your choice.
A Note on Filtering Destination Deliveries by IP Address
We’ve received a few requests asking about firewall restrictions for the IP addresses of our email destination deliveries. Check out this article for more information on how Device Magic’s delivery services work, and how that relates to specific IP addresses for those services.
This completes our overview of adding the Word destination. If you have any questions or comments feel free to send us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org