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Re: Using Designer for documents, not forms
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Ok, will try tomorrow. The files are on another computer, and I am going home. I have a feeling like it's just a bug, and that there's nothing about the data itself that would effect the non-existence of an options editor.

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Re: Using Designer for documents, not forms
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Yes. All clicking on 'Object Editor' does is put a checkmark next to the words in the menu. But otherwise nothing.

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Re: Using Designer for documents, not forms
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Hmm. I think my problem is that I don't have that View. When I choose 'View ->Object Editor', nothing changes.

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Re: Using Designer for documents, not forms
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@Paul - That much is obvious... but I already have a data connection, generated from sample XML. And it's not showing any binding options.@Iakov - Likewise, I see they are doing what I want, but I guess I'm just not seeing how. If I click on 'amount', there is nothing in any menu that suggests that it's bound to a specific XML field somewhere.

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Re: Using Designer for documents, not forms
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Thanks Paul,that exactly what I want...but when I add the floating field, and rename it, and right-click on it, there are no binding options in the menu.I see a binding tab at the bottom, but that has no options either.There is a warning sign near my floating field "Using 'Use Name' data binding when a default data connection is defined may produce undesirable results."I am also wondering how would I test this with incoming XML? Regards,Daniel

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How do I do either of those?

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What I want is a program that takes XML or a DB table, extracts meaningful data, and places the data in the right place in a document.It is a common feature of DOCCM (Document Output For Customer Communications Management) - Adobe appeared on the list in the Forrester Report, and I was taking a look at LiveCycle for this purpose.But as far as I can tell, it just isn't meant for this at all. When you drag and drop the mapped XML elements, it creates a form textfield.I don't want a form - I want a...

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Using Designer for documents, not forms
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Hi,I am just checking out if you can use Adobe Designer to design documents.It seems I can import my sample XML file, and then create a form field from one of the elements.But how would I just get the value of that field?For example, if my XML contains:BobI want:Dear Mr. ${customer.name}Not a form element, like "Name: BLANK."Is this possible?ThanksDaniel

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Microsoft xmlns messes up conversion
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Hi there,Emails written with Microsoft Word 11 or 12 have a lot of xmlns info.I have added the table into the HTML after the body tag, and though the HTML shows up ok in a browser, it does not convert properly for the PDF. In fact, it loses its table structure. If I delete the XMLNS info, it shows up. Why does this happen? Thanks,DanielFrom:test@test.comTo:test@test.comSent:April 1 07:53 AMSubject:testThe microsoft stuff:

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HTML to PDF <pre> tag not converting well
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Hi,I am converting emails to PDF. Sometimes it comes in as text, and i need to convert to HTML first.So to avoid losing the formatting,I surround it with .But that means if they didn’t have word-wrap on when they wrote the email, it will be one long line, causing the font to scale down, sometimes to size 1 or 2.I've tried a lot of HTML that adds wordwrapping as a style, and it works for web browsers, but it either gets cut off or the text shrinks. It seems to be an Adobe bug, because no amount o...

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Re: where to get details on exceptions?
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There is this: http://help.adobe.com/en_US/livecycle/8.2/errorCodeReference.pdfbut unless its a specific error, it is not usually helpful.

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Re: ArrayIndexOutOfBounds for GeneratePDFImpl.getIndexFileInDir
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Ok, worked it out. Never mind.Before:inDoc = new Document(fileInputStream);After:inDoc = new Document(new URL("file:" + inputFileName));Apparently it is due to Adobe's file URI convention. I found it deep in the documentation.

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ArrayIndexOutOfBounds for GeneratePDFImpl.getIndexFileInDir
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Hi,The full exception I am getting is below. I've got an html file at C:\in\in\testphw_1260353275464.html and i'm trying to convert the file using the following code: String adobePDFSettings = "Smallest File Size"; String securitySettings = "No Security"; String fileTypeSettings = "Standard"; GeneratePdfServiceClient pdfGenClient = new GeneratePdfServiceClient(factory); String inputFileName = fds.getFilePath(); FileInputStream fileInputStream = new FileInputStream(inputFileName); inDoc = new Doc...

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