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Forum: Issues, Questions, Etc. January 9th, 2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,733
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Change Color In PDF Resource Rule

I've been working with the ChangeColorInPDFBackground function. I've been able to change blocks of color in the background, but it doesn't change outlines or colored text. Is this expected...
Forum: Issues, Questions, Etc. December 30th, 2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,733
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Change Color In PDF Resource Rule

Thanks for the work around Dan. Unfortunately, I am trying to use this in a table where the width of the cell changes based on the width of a logo. It's my understanding that repeatable components...
Forum: Issues, Questions, Etc. December 28th, 2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,733
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Change Color In PDF Resource Rule

Thanks for the help Dan.

I've gotten this to work great in a graphic frame, but can this also be used with inline graphics?

I've tried

var mapPointer = CreateResource("MapPointer.pdf",...
Forum: Issues, Questions, Etc. December 26th, 2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,733
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Change Color In PDF Resource Rule

Thank you Dan. That was the information I needed to get this working. Yes, being able to use color names would be helpful. Thanks again!
Forum: Issues, Questions, Etc. December 23rd, 2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,733
Posted By kjacobson
Change Color In PDF Resource Rule

I am trying to get the new Change Color In PDF Resource Rule to work, but have been unsuccessful. I couldn't find instructions in the documentation, though I did see Dan's comment to jimmyharington...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator February 26th, 2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,977
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Graphics Frame Positioning

The PDF is the background of the file. There isn't a way to position a frame behind the base PDF. The work around to this is to create a graphic frame the size of your PDF or break up the PDF and...
Forum: Issues, Questions, Etc. February 21st, 2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,861
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Rule Help

Hi, not sure why the rule worked before you added the backer. I couldn't find anything in the code that would make it work as you described. That said, I was able to tweak the Phone Number Rule.
...
Forum: Issues, Questions, Etc. February 19th, 2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,861
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Rule Help

I opened up the file that had the backer included. Removed the number from the Toll-Free field and the Toll-Free label and the number disappeared (see screen shot attached). Is that how it is suppose...
Forum: Issues, Questions, Etc. February 13th, 2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,420
Posted By kjacobson
Re: inserting searchable error phrase

Hi Josh,


This should get you started. You can put this in your OnRecordRule and it will return "Error" when a field is empty.



for (var field in FusionPro.Fields) {
result =...
Forum: Formatting Text February 12th, 2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,650
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Table with ampersand in data

Hi again!
I answered this on your original thread. Let me know if that solution doesn't work for you.
http://forums.pti.com/showthread.php?p=21709#poststop
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator February 12th, 2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,618
Posted By kjacobson
Forum: Tables & Charts February 12th, 2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,958
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Suppressing empty rows in a Table

You would add the NormalizeEntities() function around the field that you want it applied to:
NormalizeEntities(Field("Designation_"+i))The full line would be:
...
Forum: Tables & Charts February 11th, 2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,958
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Suppressing empty rows in a Table

Hi LyndaEngelage;


If you want to skip a row, you can use the skip type with a condition to check if there is content.


if (Field("Amount_10")=="") {
table.Rows[9].Type = "Skip";
} else...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator February 7th, 2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,618
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Dynamically change COLORS

I use an External Data file to switch colors in templates based on field values. Has been working great for us.

Take a look at my response on this thread:...
Forum: Dates February 5th, 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,825
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Date format

If you need today's date use:
return FormatDate(new Date(), "d lm yyyy");If you are using a date from a field use:
return FormatDate(Field("Date"), "d lm yyyy");
Forum: Issues, Questions, Etc. December 14th, 2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,344
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Uploading dozens of colors instead of creating one at a time

I use external database files to store color names and their CMYK values. Then I create a function to create the color when I need it. This also works in MarcomCentral so that you don't have to...
Forum: The JavaScript Library August 24th, 2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,391
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Checkbox Multi-Select Fields

Your file didn't include your XDF or a field called Design Name, so I am just taking a guess here.

So, it looks like Design 1 will be the field with the checkboxes, so I used that field and the...
Forum: Issues, Questions, Etc. August 23rd, 2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,120
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Need rule to delete bullet at end or beginning of lines in text wrap

A previous post that may help you:

http://forums.pti.com/showthread.php?t=3116


I haven't had a chance to use this code, but took note of it for the next time I ran into this type of problem.
Forum: The JavaScript Library August 23rd, 2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,391
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Checkbox Multi-Select Fields

Sounds like you need to include some conditions in your rule. Can you post the code you are currently using or attach your collected job file so we can get a better idea of what you are working with?
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator July 16th, 2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,625
Posted By kjacobson
Load External Library of Fonts

I originally posted this in the MarcomCentral forum, but I know not everyone has access to that forum. I also have a request into Marcom Support, but I am hoping that some of the FusionPro /...
Forum: Formatting Text February 28th, 2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,915
Posted By kjacobson
Paragraph Placement Tag

I came across this post about going from multiple columns to a single-column. http://forums.pti.com/showthread.php?p=3469#poststop



What is the tag to go back to multiple columns? Every...
Forum: Getting Started January 10th, 2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,416
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Hard space to color

You can use color tags in your replace string. So instead of just returning the non breaking space, you can return the color tag, then the non breaking space and then return the color to the original...
Forum: Issues, Questions, Etc. December 13th, 2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,974
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Rule to add a hyphen

Give this a try


var listOptions = []; //declare array

for (i=1;i<=24;i++) { //setup loop to cycle through optional fields
var option = Field("optional"+i);
if (option != "") { //if...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator October 7th, 2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,829
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Merge multiple records into one?

I figured it out. Nothing like a good night sleep to refresh the brain. I knew it would be easy.


if (FusionPro.inValidation)
Rule("OnRecordStart");

var result = "";

for (var i =...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator October 6th, 2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,829
Posted By kjacobson
Re: Merge multiple records into one?

I'm so glad that I found this! It worked perfectly for a project I am working on. Is it possible to remove the Name of the Sales person from the list of Accounts in your example? I need to list the...
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