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Utilizing Dynamic Communications In Quadient Inspire

Dynamic Communications allow you to design statements and other documents with content that changes when interacted with. The resulting document can be not only printed out but also shared and viewed through various channels including web, mobile and tablet. Across these devices, it will react to interaction which can prompt differing displays of personal information. With the provided components you can create a communication that contains elements such as: Differently formatted pages, graphs, charts, tables or videos. These components can be further edited resulting in a personalized ...


Solving Inconsistent Data Issues

Recently our team came across an issue with CSV files. The order of the columns did not match and the columns were fixed. We had a problem with accessing the variables. This is how we solved it. To Fix this we have created a CSV that will have the order of columns that is required. Then we have added a Data Concatenator module. Firstly add the Data Input module having correct ordered input CSV file and then connect the input CSV having columns with different order. When we proof it, it will show the order of Data Order File which was added in 1st connector ...


How to Compare Workflows in Quadient (GMC) Inspire

This feature is helpful when you need to check what changes have been made in new workflow. Step 1: Open two required workflow to compare. Step 2: Go to Workflow option in menu bar. Step 3: Select Compare workflow. Step 4: Comparison Detail will be displayed. Step 5: Double click on respective description: Modified Modules: Some variables in modules is modified. Eg: DataTransformer1 (b). Missing Modules: Some modules are missing. Eg: DataTransformer4  


Aligning Decimal Values Using Quadient Inspire

One of the challenges in working with numbers is to make the values align. The following example demonstrates how to align amount values utilizing conditional rows. In the input xml file we have two values of amount e.g :- ($16.00) and $16.00 To align decimal values, we will make conditional row sets by selecting the type “Inline condition” in where we have to apply the condition and then will use paragraph styles. In screen shot below are steps for Conditional rows and inline condition. Use Paragraph style on the conditional rowset. Finally pres the "TAB" button...


How to Use Border Style Using Variable Format

Inspire Designer Workflow Parameter Input Module In this module create a new field and add the name border style. For this example "Border" is shown below. Note: Here I have passed “Border1”. In layout module there should be a Border Style with name “Border1” Data Transformer Module In this module create a Link field and use the Field Converter “String Manipulation” with the “Advanced Concatenation” to add the “BelWo Inc.!!”. Layout Module In layout module, create a Border Style with name “Border1”. Then create a flow area on the page. Change the Type of the ...


Microsoft Update to Negate Issues from Intel’s Spectre Fixes – PC Mag

This is an interesting article from PC Magazine online January 29, 2018 by Rohith Bhaskar. Intel has been in the news for their Spectre fixes lately that seem to be causing stability and performance issues. The company warned users last week that its Spectre fixes have been causing problems such as random reboots, they also warned users that the fixes may cause “Data loss or corruption” as well. Microsoft has now stepped in to play ringmaster and has issued an update for Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 that temporarily disables the fixes. In a blog post from Microsoft, the company has said -...


Study Finds Long Hours at the Computer Can Result in CVS -TechGig

The following article is from TechGig.com. Computer professionals often face a number of eyesight issues due to excessive usage of the computer, tablet and mobile phones. The prolonged usage of the display can lead to blurry vision. This condition is known as Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). A recent study by Bank of American shows that a number of computer professionals around the world suffer from CSV. The survey result suggests that most computer professionals turn on their cell phone right from the moment they wake up. The use of computer, tablet or smartphone goes on until the ti...


MICR Line Format Explained

It is the character-recognition technology invented in the 1950s that has allowed financial institutions to streamline or ease their check processing and clearance of cheques and other documents. The characters are printed with special MICR Fonts and are known as MICR Characters, which must be printed with MICR Toner or MICR Ink. It is important as once a check is deposited into the bank, it is sent to a central location for processing, where high-speed readers/sorters read the MICR line information by sending a magnetic charge to the paper and reads the routing number and the account n...


Decoding the USPS Intelligent Mail Barcode

The Intelligent Mail Barcode (IMB) is a 65-bar barcode for use on mail in the United States. The term “Intelligent Mail” refers to services offered by the United States Postal Service for domestic mail delivery. It effectively incorporates the routing ZIP code and tracking information included in previously used postal barcode standards.Use of the barcode provides increased overall efficiency, including improved delivery, and new services. The main component of the barcode is the Delivery Point Identifier (DPID), an eight-digit number that encodes the destination of the mail. This is the...


Automated Document Factory (ADF) with Quadient Inspire

Challenge A high volume statement client needed a way to streamline their order entry and billing process. Too much time was devoted to writing work orders for daily jobs. The work orders were written before the data was processed causing the Client Services Team to go back to the MIS and re-input the numbers for each service manually. The manual process was causing errors such as number being transposed or items not be accounted for in the inventory system. In addition to incorrect numbers the process relied on someone being available to write work orders, files that came in overnight wer...


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