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docx_webmerge

Use JSON to populate a .docx file via a form submit. Here is a live example. This tool is pretty much Dave Zvenyach's docx_mailmerge.py as a webservice. You can find the original code in his post Mailmerge for Word Docs... in Python?

How To

Assuming you have this repo's Python app up and running on a server, all one has to do is:

  1. Create a .docx Word document with mailmerge feilds;
  2. Upload your document to a webserver hosted on a whitelisted domain (defined in docxmerge/docxmerge.py); and
  3. Pass the document's location (docx_uri), your desired filename (name), and some JSON data (json_doc) to the service.

After that, the service will return a .docx document populated with your JSON data.

Note: if you're a non-profit and would like me to add your website to the whitelist for the example service available at http://colarusso.pythonanywhere.com/ (the app behind the live example linked above), let me know. As long as you aren't expecting wicked crazy volume, I'll probably just add you to the list.

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Check out this repo's Issues tab for a list of known issues.

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