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Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator March 17th, 2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By merski007
Re: GetFieldValue requires more than 1 arguement Issue

The method requires a record number and column name. Here is the method from the building blocks area:

<ExternalDataFileEx>.GetFieldValue(Record, FieldNameOrNumber)
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator November 21st, 2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,485
Posted By merski007
Re: Job name on Background Sheet

Where is the job name coming from?
Forum: Tables & Charts November 18th, 2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By merski007
Re: Text Overlapping Table

Instead of using 2 columns in the text frame, try adding another table to the frame with that content. The text frame rules would look like this:

<tableRule1>
<tableRule2>
Forum: Dates June 19th, 2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,808
Posted By merski007
Grab input file modified date

Does anyone know how to grab the OS timestamp for an input file? We have a library of input files that are regularly updated and need to add the file timestamp to the output pdf.

All the research...
Forum: The JavaScript Library February 18th, 2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,513
Posted By merski007
Re: File format change rule

Hello,

Not sure if this will work inside DSF, but here is what we do locally to make jpegs:

1) On the compose tab, set the output form to HTML
2) On the output tab, set output type to HTML and...
Forum: Formatting Text February 18th, 2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,089
Posted By merski007
Compose error when using .fillColorName("");

Hello,

We are getting this error in our compose log when using the .fillColorName("") with an empty string:

Named color "" not found in color dictionary.

Here are the instructions from the...
Forum: Formatting Text January 21st, 2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,263
Posted By merski007
Re: Combine and reformat different cells

Hello,

Maybe a rule like this would work:

var name= '';

if(firstName.length === 1){
name = firstName + '. ' + lastName;
// depending on the data, you might need to strip away any character...
Forum: The JavaScript Library August 23rd, 2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,151
Posted By merski007
Re: MarcomCentral file name on PDF

Wow! thanks for all that info. this is really helpful!
Forum: The JavaScript Library August 21st, 2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,151
Posted By merski007
MarcomCentral file name on PDF

Does anyone know if we can add the MarcomCentral output filename to the pdf? We would like to include this info in the bleed area of our output file.

I found another post where Dan calls out these...
Forum: Formatting Text April 12th, 2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,277
Posted By merski007
Re: Pick list with an "other" option?

What does your current rule look like? Sounds like an if/else statement could accomplish this for you.
Forum: Issues, Questions, Etc. April 12th, 2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,721
Posted By merski007
Re: Transparent Box

You can set the opacity of the image box to 50% and allow the user to select the CMYK values per Dan's suggestion.
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator April 12th, 2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,009
Posted By merski007
Filename output for Marcom orders

Hello,

Does anyone know if it is possible to name the output file for Marcom storefront orders?

I know we can use OnNewOutputFile when composing locally, but that setting doesn't hold in...
Forum: The JavaScript Library January 10th, 2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,158
Posted By merski007
Re: Reference an Object in a Function

I figured out what I was doing wrong. All my functions were declared in OnJobStart via remotes js files. I had to declare the HIT_COLOR_CHOICE object array in OnRecordStart.

Once i did that,...
Forum: The JavaScript Library January 10th, 2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,158
Posted By merski007
Reference an Object in a Function

Hello,

I'm having an issue with the Preview not displaying correctly. The rule I'm using validates correctly, but breaks on preview.

In a nutshell, here is the code for this function

//...
Forum: Getting Started, Learning, Etc. December 27th, 2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,619
Posted By merski007
Re: function call from an external JS file

Thanks Dan and Step, both worked great.

Since I'm loading multiple JS files in the OnJobStart, I'm thinking it would be safer to use Step's method, since that calls the rule and all files will be...
Forum: Getting Started, Learning, Etc. December 21st, 2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,619
Posted By merski007
function call from an external JS file

Hello,

I'm using the Load() function in my OnJobStart to load an external JS file. I'm calling a function from that file in my OnRecordStart, and it works, but when I save/validate the...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator December 20th, 2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,190
Posted By merski007
Re: Shadow preview

I don't see a pic attached.
Forum: The JavaScript Library December 13th, 2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,791
Posted By merski007
Re: Counting Instances a rule generates a certain output

add a counter variable to the globals area and throw an incrementer on it every time the scenario occurs.

then create a callback rule of OnRecordEnd or OnJobEnd and add the FP function Print().
...
Forum: Tables & Charts August 28th, 2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,835
Posted By merski007
Re: Max Height For a row

Thanks Dan. I'll give that a try.
Forum: Tables & Charts August 24th, 2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,835
Posted By merski007
Re: Max Height For a row

Hello,

Did engineering ever fix the bug? I'm having the same issue for a beer menu I'm working on. I need the ability to determine a final page count so I don't send blank pages to press.
...
Forum: Issues, Questions, Etc. January 17th, 2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,426
Posted By merski007
Re: Leading discrepancy

because of the urgency with our issue, we had to revert back to a FP beta patch version to resolve the issue (9.2.35). I doubt we could extract the .msg file at this point.

We were able to confirm...
Forum: Issues, Questions, Etc. January 16th, 2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,426
Posted By merski007
Re: Leading discrepancy

Did anyone figure out the solution to this problem? We are running into the exact same issue with a template in DSF.
Forum: Formatting Text September 30th, 2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 81,331
Posted By merski007
Re: Inserting Multi-page PDF variable graphics

Hey everyone!

This is an awesome thread and has really helped me with my project. Below is the tactic I ended up using:

-Create a 48pg document to receive in any pdf with up to 48pages
-Name...
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