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  • EMC Document SciencesxPression

    Version 4.5 SP1

    CompuSet User Guide

    EMC CorporationCorporate Headquarters

    Hopkinton, MA 01748-91031-508-435-1000www.EMC.com

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  • Table of Contents

    Chapter 1 Introduction .................................................................................................. 9Information Boxes ............................................................................................. 9EMC Document Sciences Technical Support ........................................................ 9

    Chapter 2 Working With CompuSet ............................................................................. 11About CompuSet.............................................................................................. 11The CompuSet Publishing Engine...................................................................... 11xPressionHome ................................................................................................ 12

    Chapter 3 The xPression Publishers ........................................................................... 13About CompuSet.............................................................................................. 13About xPublish ................................................................................................ 13Differences in Architecture................................................................................ 14CompuSet .................................................................................................... 14xPublish....................................................................................................... 15

    Differences in Font Support............................................................................... 16Embedded Fonts in xPublish ......................................................................... 16

    Differences in Image Type Support .................................................................... 17Supported Formats ....................................................................................... 17Animated GIFs ......................................................................................... 18EPS Image with TIFF Proof/Preview .......................................................... 18Smart Format Selection ............................................................................. 18

    Differences in Output Processing Support .......................................................... 18xPublish Usage of Markers and PPD Files ...................................................... 19CompuSet Usage of PDEF Files ..................................................................... 19Supported Output Processing Features .......................................................... 19Partitioning .................................................................................................. 22Built-In System Functions ............................................................................. 22Software Simplex.......................................................................................... 22Printer Support ............................................................................................ 22Supported Printer Features ........................................................................... 22

    Differences in PDL Features .............................................................................. 23AFP ............................................................................................................. 23

    Support for Previous Versions ........................................................................... 23Differences in Formatting Features .................................................................... 24Data Driven Charts ....................................................................................... 24CompuSet ................................................................................................ 24xPublish................................................................................................... 24

    Headers and Footers ..................................................................................... 25Remittance Stub Formatting ...................................................................... 25

    Two-Column to One-Column Changes Across Page Boundaries ...................... 25Differences in Reporting/Logging ...................................................................... 25Reporting..................................................................................................... 25

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    Logging ....................................................................................................... 26

    Chapter 4 The xPression Server .................................................................................. 27Server Deployment ........................................................................................... 27Enable Asynchronous I/O on AIX .................................................................. 27Linux ........................................................................................................... 27

    How Does xPression Use Documentum?............................................................ 28Web Services .................................................................................................... 28The Document Requester Web Service ........................................................... 28The xPression Request Web Service ............................................................... 28

    The xPression Adapter...................................................................................... 29Bar Codes ........................................................................................................ 29xPression 1-D Bar Code Support.................................................................... 29Glyphmaps in Code 128 and 2 of 5 Interleaved Bar Codes ............................... 29Global Options File................................................................................... 30GLYPHMAP ............................................................................................ 30Syntax ................................................................................................. 30Parameters ........................................................................................... 30

    Sample Global Options Files...................................................................... 31Properties Files on the Server ............................................................................ 32AssemblyEngine.properties........................................................................... 32OTC_ENABLED....................................................................................... 32

    CustomerData.properties .............................................................................. 32HTMLFormatting ..................................................................................... 32

    DistributionController.properties .................................................................. 33CompuSetQuotePrintScriptParameters ...................................................... 33The VariableColor and PreviewVariable Color Properties ............................ 34

    ecor.properties ............................................................................................. 34ofp.properties............................................................................................... 34revise.properties........................................................................................... 39

    Built-In Function List ........................................................................................ 39CharData(data,width)..................................................................................... 40CurrentDate()............................................................................................... 40Current Page Count of the Package(counting).................................................. 40Current Recto Page Count of the Package ....................................................... 41Current Verso Page Count of the Package....................................................... 41Current Package Count of the Partition .......................................................... 41Current Package of Current Partition ............................................................. 41Current Recto Page Count of the Partition ...................................................... 41Current Verso P