Function Buttons Overview

SalesDoc Architect contains numerous functions that are accessed via the function buttons located on the toolbar at the top of SalesDoc Architect (accessed via the Add-Ins tab within Microsoft Excel).


Provides access to several functions within SalesDoc Architect, including creating new quote files, setup operations, data/program/license updates and multi-quote capabilities.  See the “Architect Sub-Menu” section below.


Within a product tab, the Jump button enables users to “jump” from section to section within the tab.


This menu enables you to insert tabs, notes and dynamic content, including bullets, sub-bullets, paragraphs, headers, images and doc files.  See the “Insert Sub-Menu” section below.  . See the “Insert Sub-Menu” section below.


Clicking this button will reveal one or more import functions that you can perform within SalesDoc Architect.  One of those functions – “Import Excel file with fieldnames in first row” – enables you to import data from an Excel spreadsheet into the Write-In tab.  In order to correctly import data into the Write-In tab, you must list the field names in the first row of the spreadsheet, and the names must exactly match the field names used on the Write-In tab.  Please note that data will only be imported into the unprotected (blue) fields on the Write-In tab.

If users subscribe to vendor content from CorsPro, and a function to import configurations from a manufacturer’s configuration tool exists, there will be one or more options under the Import menu enabling to import those configurations into SalesDoc Architect.

To replace or update data from a previous import with data from a new import, simply re-import the data. SalesDoc Architect will let users know that data from a previous import exists on the Write-In Module and will ask if the new data should replace (rather than add to) the old data. Simply respond “Yes” to the prompt, and the old data will be deleted and replaced by the new import data.


Within a product tab, the Filter button changes the tab view so that it shows only the items that have been configured within the tab. Click the Filter button once again to return the view to a “show all” view whereby all items, configured and non-configured, are displayed.


Use the Options button to associate selected items with an options package that will appear at the end of the schedule of equipment and services following the core solution, with pricing subtotaled by each options package.  See the Showing Solution Options Help topic for more information.


Opens an “assemblies” tab that enables you to build solutions by creating sub-assemblies, then assemblies containing the sub-assemblies.  For more information, see the Assemblies help topic.

Price Book

This function button will take you to the Price Book tab and import your entire price book into this tab.  The Price Book tab enables you to search the Price Book by description, vendor name or product category.

This function button will open the Price Book tab and import entire price book into this tab. Users can search the Price Book by description, vendor name or product category.

To insert parts from the Price Book into the SalesDoc Architect quotation:

Part Notes

When the part notes are available, this function shows the part notes for the part number located on the row that has been selected. To access this function:

In addition, if Get Part Notes performed within an output document created by SalesDoc Architect, there will be an additional option to Insert Selected Text.  Highlight with the mouse what to insert, then click the Insert Selected Text button. The selected text will then be inserted into the output document. Please note that the output document must be unprotected for Insert Selected Text to operate properly.

Goal Seek

Enables you to goal seek based on a target margin, sell price or markup.  For more information, see the Pricing Tab Overview help topic.

Update tab(s)

Provides access to a sub-menu of items that enable users to update tab information from the SalesDoc Architect database and delete/clear tabs.  See the “Update tab(s) Sub-Menu” for more information.


Creates various outputs for internal and external (customer) uses.


Accesses local and cloud-based help content, including “What’s New” information from CorsPro and your administrator, and an ability to check software and manufacturer content version levels.  You can also request support help and provide SDA product improvement feedback.





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