Today, we’re glad to announce the FREE SharePoint Add-in “Export to Word”, developed by the team at U2U. This add-in fixes one of those issues that you’ll probably will have come across with in SharePoint, namely generating Word documents based on SharePoint list items. A bit like a mail merge for list items!
This functionality has never been out of the box available for regular SharePoint list items. You could achieve something like it on document libraries only, using Quick Parts in Word. But however, that only works for document libraries.
Now, what does the add-in allow you to do? It allows you to configure, per SharePoint list, one or more Word templates. You can even upload your own templates! The add-in then allows you to link fields from your selected list to the content of the template. Once your template is completely designed, you can just go to the SharePoint list and export any item to Word using your template. You can even export multiple items in bulk!
Do you want to know more about this add-in? Just go to the official site.
Do you want to install it from the Office Store? You can find the add-in here.
For a quick start guide on how to work with the add-in, have a look at the following video:
Do note that this is the first version of the Add-in, and we want your feedback to further extend and improve the add-in. You can contact us via the regular ways.