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PDF/A-3 and e-Invoicing
PDF/A-3 and e-Invoicing

e-Invoicing standards are cropping up everywhere and are increasingly becoming mandatory. A number of those standards are based on PDF/A-3 with an XML attachment.…

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Automation Data

Naming convention for Data Fields
Naming convention for Data Fields

As a general rule, software engineers love to give users of their applications as much flexibility as possible. If you ask them for an…

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Data

Creating multilingual OL Connect templates
Creating multilingual OL Connect templates

Preparing your documents for translation into multiple languages is made easy through the use of state of the art technology.

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Design

Multi-Tasking 1: Engines
Multi-Tasking 4: Custom parallel processing for output engines

When Parallel Processing presets do not perform as expected, you can choose your own custom settings. This article goes over all Parallel Processing settings…

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Performance

Security
Statement on Log4J vulnerability (CVE-2021-4428)

Objectif Lune’s official statement on the Log4J vulnerability (CVE-2021-4428)

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Security

JSON Data Type
JSON Data Type

Just like in the Friday the 13th movie franchise, JSON is everywhere ( :-|). And now, it can be handled natively as a new…

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Data

How to - Pass variables to a template
How to – Pass variables to a template

In this post we’ll show you how to use runtime parameters to effortlessly pass variables to a template. Runtime parameters provide an elegant way…

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Automation Design

OL Connect Server Authorization
OL Connect Server Authorization

Starting with OL Connect 2020.2, OL Connect Server allows role-based authorization and multiple users. In this article, we explore what this looks like for…

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Security

Breaking out of loops in DataMapper
Breaking out of loops in DataMapper

Loops are commonplace in data mapping configurations. Unless all your data is static, you have to use them in order to extract repeating items.…

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Data

Multi-Tasking 1: Engines
Multi-Tasking 3: Custom parallel processing for merge engines

The OL Connect Server can handle a lot of requests at the same time. To make it seamless and smooth, it delegates tasks to…

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Performance

The debugging user scripts
Troubleshoot your User Scripts with the Script Debugger

When developing complex OL Connect templates, User Scripts typically grow in number and complexity. You may encounter situations where they not always do what…

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Design

Windows tidbits
Windows tidbits: chapter 2

This series focuses on the various impacts the underlying operating system can have on your OL Connect implementation. This chapter explores some of the…

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Performance

Multi-Tasking 1: Engines
Multi-Tasking 2: Parallel Processing Presets

The OL Connect Server can handle a lot of requests at the same time. To make it seamless and smooth, it delegates tasks to…

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Performance

OL Connect - New Features
OL Connect 2021.2 – What’s new?

Better and Smarter! The second release for 2021, scheduled for mid-November, fixes over 100 issues, from trivial to critical, and introduces many enhancements in…

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News

Conditional design elements
Conditional design elements

When creating personalized documents one often needs to make decisions based on data. A common example is showing/hiding one or more paragraphs depending on…

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Design

Windows tidbits
Windows tidbits: chapter 1

Whether you like it or not, there’s no denying that the world runs on Windows. And Windows, just like any other application, evolves over…

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Automation

Multi-Tasking 1: Engines
Multi-Tasking 1: Engines

The OL Connect Server manages engines that extract data, create web pages, emails and print output, in addition to handling other requests. These operations…

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Performance

Dynamic section backgrounds
Dynamic section backgrounds

Creating document variants based on data and a collection of pre-produced designs is a typical variable data printing scenario. These could be brochures with…

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Design

Modify records from scripts in DataMapper
Modify records from scripts in DataMapper

Some types of data are more difficult to handle than others, in particular when each data value is of variable length or isn’t in…

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Data

Conditional print sections
Conditional print sections

A classic approach to dynamically switch messages is to enable or disable sections for printing. OL Connect’s Designer contains a basic condition wizard and…

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Design

OL Connect 2021.1
OL Connect 2021.1 – What’s New?

Thin client support for OL Connect Send, enhanced security, improved efficiency and more! The first release for 2021 includes thin client support for Citrix…

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News