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🤖 Generate, save and email documents automatically from templates (mail merge). Portant can merge data from Google Sheets, Google Forms or Trello into Docs and Slides.
Listing updated:March 20, 2023
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💫 Transform the complexity and monotony of a repetitive document into a well-oiled workflow, so you can free up time to work smarter, not harder. 

Here’s everything Portant Data Merge does...
📁 Document Generator - Creates multiple documents from a Google Sheet or Trello board (data merge).
🤖 Automatically creates new documents when a Google Form response is submitted (or when a Google Sheet is updated).
📄 Combines multiple rows from sheets into one document or presentation
✉️ Custom email messages (Mail Merge), email notifications and document sharing from your email address (via Gmail)
🧾 Automatically save documents and presentations as PDFs (Pro feature)
✅ Create approval workflows using the 'Form Edit Response' links and email conditional logic.
👌Make your documents more accurately and ensure typos are a thing of the past.Plus, your formatting is guaranteed to be consistent on all your documents.
⏱️ Save time. Delete copy and paste from your workday, and place your repetitive documents on auto-pilot.
📍 Centralise and consolidate your workflows in Google Workspace and reduce the number of external tools you rely on (and pay for)

And that's not all…
🚀 We have big plans for Portant and a feature backlog that will enable you to create beautiful documents and presentations with less effort. 
💡 So if there is a feature that you would like to see, please let us know: 

How to start using Portant:
1️⃣ Install the add-on 
2️⃣ Open the add-on by selecting: Add-on > Portant Data Merge > Start
3️⃣ Select and connect a Google Sheet or Google Form 
4️⃣ Insert simple tags to indicate where you want each answer to be placed in the final document.
5️⃣ Click START and automatically create documents and save them in a folder on your google drive.
6️⃣ Optional | Share documents with email addresses.
7️⃣ Optional | Set Portant to automatically create documents whenever there is a change to the sheet or new answer to the form.

There are many use cases...
📊 Project teams: Generate project status reports, end of week summaries, executive reports, team check-ins, end of month showcases.
🧾 Sales teams: Create pitch decks, sales letters, quotes, invoices or contracts 
👥 HR teams: Produce onboarding documents, salary updates, official employee letters
📦 Operation teams: Automate packing lists, carton labels, commercial invoices
🏅 Education and teachers: Make certificates, awards, progress reports, evaluations.
🎁 And many, many more! 

Portant is a great solution if you are overloaded from copy and pasting information into documents. Or if you’re looking for an alternative to simplify and centralise workflows built on top of Zapier, Workato or Integromat. Or a simpler alternative to Add-ons such as Autocrat, Document Studio or Form Publisher.

Portant is a document merge and workflow add-on available in the Google Workspace Marketplace. 

💳 Pricing
Free to use all features
$9/month to remove Portant branding from emails and copy and export as pdf 
or $89/year (Save 18%)
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PricingFree of charge with paid features
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Portant document merge (previously Data Merge) will ask for the permissions shown below. Learn more
Portant document merge (previously Data Merge) will need access to your Google account
This will allow Portant document merge (previously Data Merge) to :
See, edit, create, and delete all your Google Docs documents
See, edit, create, and delete all of your Google Drive files
View and manage your forms in Google Drive
See, edit, create, and delete all your Google Slides presentations
See, edit, create, and delete all your Google Sheets spreadsheets
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