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Composer Lightning Component FAQs

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Conga Composer 8

Composer Lightning Component

Compatible in Salesforce Classic and Lightning

Conga Composer 8 runs in both Classic and Lightning.

The Composer Lightning Component only runs in Lightning.

Debug URL A Debug URL is available in the Composer user interface to assist with troubleshooting. A Debug URL is not available to assist with troubleshooting the Composer Lightning Component.
Guided Setup

Users can create Composer solutions using the Conga Solution Manager.

  • Users must access the Composer user interface to use the Template Builder for gathering merge fields and building a new template. 
  • Dynamic Template Selection is allowed in Conga Solution Manager but is not an explicit feature.
  • Cannot assign a new solution to a Solution Collection in the Conga Solution Manager.

Users can create Composer solutions with the Lightning Component using the Document Automation Wizard.

  • The Document Automation Wizard allows users to access available merge fields (similar to the Template Builder) without launching Composer. 
  • Enable Dynamic Template selection is an explicit feature in the Document Automation Wizard.
  • Users can associate a new solution to a Solution Collection in the Document Automation Wizard.
Salesforce Reports Use Salesforce Reports in Salesforce Lightning to supplement a Composer Solution with additional data. Use SOQL Queries for additional data in Salesforce Lightning. Reports are not an available data source for the Composer Lightning Component. SOQL Queries are used instead of Salesforce Reports. 
Composer User Interface
  • After launching Composer, you can upload a new template on the fly.
    • Local Template tab 
  • Users can download or click the look-up icon to navigate to a Conga Template or Conga Email Template
  • After launching Composer, you cannot upload a new template on the fly. You must define the templates that are available for a specific Conga solution beforehand.
    • No local template tab
  • Users can't download or click a look-up icon to navigate to Conga Templates or Conga Email Templates.
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Conga Email Templates
  • Conga Email Templates work with the DS7=12 parameter. 
  • When a Conga Email Template is referenced with the CET parameter, it is automatically selected
  • Conga Email Templates are not respected when used with the DS7=12 parameter. 
  • When a Conga Email Template is referenced with the CET parameter, it is provided as an option for selection but is not automatically selected. 
  • Email Template bodies are not being picked up when sending from Lightning