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Installing the Macro in Umbraco

  1. Login to Umbraco Developer section, for example
  2. From the tree, expand the Packages folder.
  3. From here there are two ways to install a package: select Install local package or browse the Umbraco Package Respository.
  4. If you install local package, do not unzip the package but load the zip into Umbraco.
  5. Follow the instructions on screen

Note: You may get a ‘Maximum request length exceeded’ error when installing. You can easily fix this issue by updating the ‘maxRequestLength’ value in your Umbraco web.config file.

<httpRuntime requestValidationMode="2.0" enableVersionHeader="false" 
             maxRequestLength="25000" />

Using the Installed Macro

After you have installed the macro it is really simple to start using it on your website. Please follow these simple steps to get started:

  1. Make sure you are logged-in to Umbraco Developer section, for example
  2. Click Settings in the list of sections in bottom left of the screen.
  3. Expand the Templates node and select the template that you want to add the Export to Word/Pdf feature to, for example Blog post.
  4. Select the position in the selected template where you want to export button to be added. Usually you probably want to add it to the top right of the page, or the bottom of the page.
  5. Click Insert Macro on the top ribbon.
  6. From Choose a macro, select the recently installed Export to Word/Pdf using Aspose.Words macro and click OK.
    Please check the screenshot below for details.
how to use export to word macro Umbraco Export to Microsoft Word using Aspose.Words

You have successfully added macros to the template. A button titled i.e.Export to Word/Pdf will now appear on all pages created using this template. Anyone can simply click the button and either export or import the content of the pages.

Last edited Feb 19, 2014 at 9:45 AM by asposemarketplace, version 1