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This article will explain what data can be used to create smart templates in Templafy.
What data can be used to create smart templates?
When building smart templates, one can use different data origins to populate the document:
|Create a link between the user profile form and the smart template to populate the template with specific user information such as the user name, the job title, the office location and logo, the preferred language, etc.|
Example: inserting user profile information in the header as well as in the content of a smart template
|Create a link to the questions from the response form in the smart template to inject the relevant data by allowing free user input to insert a customer name, the subject of a letter, a particular date, picking an option from a list, etc., into the template.|
Example: inserting user input in the content of a smart template
|Create a link between specific data sources and the smart template to inject admin-controlled input into the document such as copyrights, document classification, specific translations, etc. This can be done indirectly by using dropdowns in the response form, or directly by using the DataSource function.|
Example: inserting a specific disclaimer stored in data sources in the footer of a smart template
External data sources
Create a link between the smart template and a third party by using a Data Connector or an App Connector:
Example: inserting Salesforce information in the content of a smart template
Create a link between the smart template and Templafy Text elements and Slides Libraries by dynamically inserting already uploaded pieces of content into the smart templates:
Example: inserting a specific text element stored in the Text elements Library into a smart template
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