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These step-by-step video guides will teach you everything you need to know to build Afterpattern automations.
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Explore the Afterpattern app builder while learning how to build a public-facing document automation.
Preparing a document for automation
Learn how to look at a document and think through how an automation would auto-populate it.
Design a database for document automation
Store data collected in your apps, then use that data to quickly auto-populate document templates.
Browse lesson topics
Every Afterpattern feature defined in detail.
Activate & Publish
Open apps are free to activate... but what does that mean?
App limits and cost of Afterpattern
What are projects?
How do I import data from a CSV / Excel spreadsheet into a database?
Add extra loop data to an appendix
How do I import questions from one app into another app?
What's an example of how to connect multiple apps to a database?
How do I conditionally insert a multi-level list into a Word document?
How do I generate documents for different parties using the same template?
Custom UI components with HTML/CSS
Translate my App into a new language
Take the end-user's "overflow" text and automatically add it to addendum
How to allow end-users to save progress and continue later?
How to edit an activated App
How to add apps to your database or portal Toolbar
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