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  • Implementing complex document requirements using extended Papyrus Designer and DocEXEC features and functions
  • Document application analysis and tuning
  • Accessing object definitions in Papyrus Objects from DocEXEC
  • Advanced usage of the Papyrus Query Language (PQL) as script language
  • Set up of a SOAP web service provider and consumer

Participants for both modules:

  • Papyrus Designer developers
  • Papyrus Objects application developers
  • Application analysts


  • Papyrus Document Designer and Formatting Workshop
  • Papyrus Objects Developer Workshop


  • Module 1 (ME1): Papyrus Experts Workshop Papyrus Designer, 2 days (Mo-Tu)
  • Module 2 (ME2): Papyrus Experts Workshop Papyrus Objects, 3 days (We-Fr)


  • Mon 11-17
  • Tue – Thu 9-17
  • Fri 9-15


Module 1 (ME1)

Papyrus Designer Advanced Lessons

Designing a complex data application:

  • Reading of multiple input files (RECORD, XMLREAD, READLINE)
  • Advanced page break handling
  • Barcodes (2D, QR)
  • Conditional data processing
  • DOCDEF white space management (promotional messages, etc.)

Reading and processing different data formats:

  • HTML input
  • COBOL copybook

Migration options for ASF/DCF documents:

  • Reading TCF-tagged input data

SAP applications:

  • Processing of SAP data formats (OTF and RDI)
  • Enhancement of the document layout

Interactive document applications:

  • AFP Designer: Creation of a FormsFill application
  • Papyrus Designer/Papyrus Client: Creation of a user input prompting application
  • Defining interactive PDF Form applications

Tuning and debugging:

  • Using the Papyrus Designer Debugger
  • Performance tuning with Papyrus Designer timings profiler
  • Image and color options

Module 2 (ME2)

Papyrus Objects Advanced Lessons

Accessing the WebRepository from DOCDEF:

  • Querying the Object Space
  • Instantiating objects
  • Transaction handling
  • Setting up tasks to run DocEXEC in Papyrus Objects

Papyrus Query Language (PQL):

  • Advanced lessons on PQL
  • System attributes, PQL sets, variables, operators, selectors and navigation
  • Calling methods, date/time functions
  • Search definitions, parallel search in distributed Depots
  • Explicit transaction handling

Document batch applications:

  • Receive many small XML input files for document formatting
  • Bundle them in a Depot for processing as single batch formatting run with DocEXEC by a scheduled action

HTTP/REST Interface options to 3rd party systems:

  • Synchronous HTTP Client calls
  • Web services with Papyrus REST and SOAP adapter
  • Use of transient objects


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