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HotDocs Developer 11 Additional Features

Document Automation

  • Transform word processor documents and PDF forms into document generation templates.
  • Works inside your word processor.
  • Easily insert simple and computed variables into text.
  • Create formulas for computed variables of virtually any sophistication.
  • Easily format variables (for example, no matter what format a system user chooses to enter a date in a field, the date will be merged into the document in your pre-specified format).
  • Merge repeating information into a document in any format (i.e. in a bullet list or into a sentence with proper punctuation).
  • Easily designate conditional text and create conditional formulas of any complexity.
  • Share variables and formulas across word processor documents and PDF forms.
  • Define libraries of optional clauses.


Interview Creation

  • HotDocs automatically creates a question for each variable used in a document.
  • Create custom interviews by grouping questions in forms (dialogs).
  • Create custom look for dialogs.
  • Create help resources for individual questions.
  • Define range validation parameters for questions.


Deploy In Any Environment

  • A HotDocs process app will run on the desktop (HotDocs User), in on-premise server environments (requires HotDocs Server), or in the cloud (HotDocs Cloud Services).
  • HotDocs provides a number of different web applications for stand-alone deployments of HotDocs.



  • Integrate HotDocs interviews into custom or commercially available web applications and workflows.
  • iframe technology enables rapid integrations.


To ensure the best experience using HotDocs Developer 11, please note the following system requirements:


Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • 1 GHz processor (2 GHz or faster recommended)
  • 1 GB RAM (2 GB, recommended)
  • 250 MB hard disk space for installation process, 85 MB thereafter
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution

Minimum Software Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit) or Windows 10 (32-bit or 64-bit
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 or later
  • Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016
  • Corel WordPerfect X4 , X5, X6 or X7

Platform Specific Software Requirements

To upload templates to HotDocs Server, Documents Services, or Cloud Services, and to enable Silverlight-based interviews for your HotDocs Server-enabled templates, the following items are required:

  • Microsoft Silverlight 5 SDK
  • Microsoft Silverlight 5.1 Runtime
  • Microsoft.NET Framework 3.5 and 4.0

Minimum Database Requirements

If you plan to integrate HotDocs with a database, you must use one of the following databases:

  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Oracle 8 and up—It is strongly recommended that you use the Oracle Provider for OLE DB (OraOLEDB) instead of the Microsoft OLE DB Provider for Oracle (MSDAORA)
  • Most other ODBC-compliant databases

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