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    renaming pdf output file name

    Hello,
    I am a long time E1 developer but new to Optio. I have what seems to be a simple project: copy a pdf in it's entirety (no change of layout necessary) and rename the output using a 'smart name' that can be derived by some keys fields in the pdf.

    For example, R5612345_VERS0001_070105.pdf might be renamed to R5612345_TRISAM.pdf where TRISAM is a business unit that is printed in the header of the pdf.

    I have been playing with Optio and I can create an output file but I haven't been able to figure out how to rename it.

    Does anyone have any ideas?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: renaming pdf output file name

    spiderbaby,

    You might look into using the SYSTEM command. Construct a rename command line in Optio and then execute it from within Optio. I don't know for sure if this will work, but it might be worth a try.
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    Re: renaming pdf output file name

    Thanks for the reply! I actully just found some instructions on the optio web site. Searched for 'filename' and there was a post that tells how to do it.
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    Re: renaming pdf output file name

    OK. so using the SYSTEM command I am issuing a mkdir command and it works fine when I do it on my client using Document Preview. However, when I use Optio Text Viewer it fails, and the trace log tells me to check the fatal log. I cannot find the fatal log..even when I change the settings ont he Text Viewer to send the fatal log to a specfic file, it doesn't show up. So I am not sure what the problem is. Any thoughts?

    Also I am an administrator on that server so it shouldn't be an issue with rights.

    Thanks.
    8.0 SP22
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    Re: renaming pdf output file name

    I use Design Studio 7.8 with EcomIntegrate 7.7.
    In most cases when using the Text Viewer the TRACE, WARNING & FATAL .LOG files will be found on the Optio EcomItegrate server. It defaulted to the ....
    \All Users\Application Data\Optio\OECI\7.7\errors folder.
    If in TextViewer that you give it a custom file name it still will go to the default directory on the EcomIntegrate server.

    Using the Code Before & Code After with some programming lines you can direct it to other places. I do not have that DCL code readily available though. sorry.

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