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Word Add-in

Document Generation Word Add-in provides the capability to author templates to generate data-driven Word and PDF documents. It provides the capability to add different tags and enable users to author templates seamlessly. You can refer to the Add-in Demo for the explanation on how to use the add-in.

Add-In Demo#

Document Generation add-in is developed in such a way that you don't need to learn any code. The system does it all for you, as you'll see in the video below:

How to install#

You can get the Document Generation Word Add-in from the Microsoft Office store. This add-in can be installed in both the web-based and desktop launched MS Word application. Access to the store is slightly different for each environment. Detailed instructions for both are described below.

Installing the add-in for the web-based client

  • Log in to your 365 Office account and open the word application.
  • Navigate to the Insert tab, and click the Add-ins icon in the insert section. Office Add-ins pop-up page will open up.

Insert tab in Microsoft Word Web

Select Add-Ins under the Insert tab in Microsoft Word Web


  • Check for the Adobe Document Generation add-in in the MY ADDINS tab on Add-ins pop-up page.
  • Navigate to the STORE tab in the Office Add-ins pop-up, if the add-in is not enabled/installed.

Error message for enterprises when their organization has disabled access to Office Store in Microsoft Word Web


  • Otherwise, In the top left search box, search for Adobe Document Generation and click on add button.

Office Add-Ins search result for Adobe Document Generation in Microsoft Word Web


  • After enabling/installing the add-in, you will find a new Adobe Document Generation add-in on the Home tab.

Adding Document Generation in you home tab in Microsoft Word Web


Installing the add-in for the desktop client

  • Open your desktop Office application.
  • Navigate to the Insert tab, and click the Get Add-ins option.

Insert tab in Microsoft Word

Select Add-Ins under the Insert tab in Microsoft Word


  • Check for the Adobe Document Generation add-in in the MY ADDINS tab on Add-ins pop-up page.
  • Navigate to STORE tab in the Office Add-ins popup, if add-in is not already enabled/installed.

Error message for enterprises when their organization has disabled access to Office Store in Microsoft Word


  • Otherwise, In the top left search box, search for Adobe Document Generation and click on add button to install.

    Office Add-Ins search result for Adobe Document Generation in Microsoft Word


  • After enabling/installing the add-in, you will find a new Adobe Document Generation add-in on the Home tab.

Adding Document Generation in you home tab in Microsoft Word


Installing at the Tenant level#

Installing at the tenant level allows the admin to expose the add-in by default, saving the users the installation steps, and ensuring that all users have access without issue.

The enablement is quick and easy, taking only about 5 minutes:

  • Log in as the Tenant admin, and navigate to the admin center from the app launcher.
  • In the admin center, go to the Settings > Add-ins page. If you don't see the Add-in Page, go to the Settings > Integrated apps.
  • On the top of the Integrated apps page, click the Add-ins link.

Microsoft 365 Admin Center Add-In tab


  • Select Deploy Add-in at the top of the page, and then select Next.
  • Select the option to add an add-in from the Office Store. In the top left search box, search for Adobe Document Generation and click on add button.

Microsoft 365 Admin Center tenant search results for Adobe Document Generation


  • Assign Users
    • Everyone - Applies the deployment method to all users in the Tenant.
    • Specific users/groups - Applies the deployment method to only the selected users or groups.
    • Just me - Applies the deployment method to just the user (admin) doing the configuration

Microsoft 365 Admin Center assigning Add-In to the user


  • Click Deploy after assigning users.
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