View Single Post
Old June 7th, 2019, 09:14 AM
Dan Korn's Avatar
Dan Korn Dan Korn is offline
FusionPro Senior Engineer / Forum Moderator
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 4,320
Default Re: Output to Folder on Server

Originally Posted by LyndaEngelage View Post
On our system, no matter what we put in the composition settings, the files always go to the FusionPro Server. Is there a way to change this? We are using Producer Direct 10.
I'm confused a bit by your terminology, and I'm not sure I understand your workflow. Are you saying that you always submit the job to FusionPro Producer?

Anyway, yes, if you're composing via Producer, then things are a little different.

As mentioned before, if you specify a full path to the output file in a rule, that completely overrides whatever output file path you have specified in the Composition Settings. However, if you're composing to FusionPro Producer, that path in the Composition Settings gets overridden by the working folder path on the Producer Scheduler machine by default. This is by design, so that Producer can keep track of the output file and delete it when the rest of the job is deleted.

Long story short, when composing via Producer, unless you override the output path in a rule, your output file is always going to be made on the Producer machine.
Dan Korn
FusionPro Developer / JavaScript Guru / Forum Moderator
PTI Marketing Technologies | Printable | MarcomCentral

I am a not a Support engineer, and this forum is not a substitute for Support. My participation on this forum is primarily as a fellow user (and a forum moderator). I am happy to provide help and answers to questions when I can; however, there is no guarantee that I, or anyone else on this forum, will be able to answer all questions or fix any problems. If I ask for files to clarify an issue, I might not be able to look at them personally. I am not able to answer private messages, emails, or phone calls unless they go through proper Support channels. Please direct any sales or pricing questions to your salesperson or

Complex template-building questions, as well as all installation and font questions or problems, should be directed to Paid consulting work may be required to fulfill your template-building needs.

This is a publicly viewable forum. Please DO NOT post fonts, or other proprietary content, to this forum. Also, please DO NOT post any "live" data with real names, addresses, or any other personal, private, or confidential data.

Please include the specific versions of FusionPro, Acrobat, and your operating system in any problem reports or help requests. I recommend putting this information in your forum signature. Please also check your composition log (.msg) file for relevant error or warning messages.

Please post questions specific to the MarcomCentral Enterprise and Web-to-Print applications in the MarcomCentral forum. Click here to request access. Or contact your Business Relationship Manager (BRM/CPM) for assistance.

Please direct any questions specific to EFI's Digital StoreFront (DSF) to EFI support.

How To Ask Questions The Smart Way

The correct spellings are JavaScript, FusionPro, and MarcomCentral (each with two capital letters and no spaces). Acceptable abbreviations are JS, FP, and MC (or MCC). There is no "S" at the end of "Expression" or "Printable"! The name of the product is FusionPro, not "Fusion". "Java" is not is not the same as JavaScript.

Check out the JavaScript Guide and JavaScript Reference! FusionPro 8.0 and newer use JavaScript 1.7. Older versions use JavaScript 1.5.

return "KbwbTdsjqu!spdlt\"".replace(/./g,function(w){return String.fromCharCode(w.charCodeAt()-1)});
Reply With Quote