Glossary

General concepts for building templates

Document builder

The environment in which the documents/templates are created.

Form

List of all steps and fields, is on the left side of a template.

If-statement

An if/then condition. If X, then Y

Mustaches

To dynamically create a document, mustaches {{ }} are used. To make a field editable in the text, the name of the field must be covered by two mustaches on both sides: {{ field }}. Without mustaches, the fields are not usable.

Operator

A symbol that is used with variables to perform various functions. Think of arithmetic or logical functions. The most commonly used operators are explained below:

Arithmetic operators

  • + Add

  • - Subtract

  • * Multiply

  • / Divide

Comparison operators

  • == is equal to

  • != is not equal to

  • > is greater than

  • < is smaller than

  • >= is greater than or > equal to

  • <= is smaller than or > equal to

Logical operators

  • && AND ("and")

  • || OR ("or")

  • ! NOT ("not")

String operators

With the plus symbol (+), we can combine two strings.

For example: text1 = "Two strings " text2 = "combined" text3 = text1 + text2

The content of variable text 3 is now: "Two strings combined".

Programming

Term for making pieces of text in a template dynamic.

Template

A template is a digitized document.

Text

The text is understood to mean the text of a template and is to the right of the form.

User

The user is understood to mean the end user of the software.