PostScript output format new in Version 16.1

for Java Engine, .NET Engine, RESTful Engine

Developed based off a customer feature request.

PostScript has been added as an additional output format. This format is commonly used with printers and printing companies.

PostScript Output in the Java Engine RunReport

Modify the extension of the output report to be “ps”. For example:

java net.windward.xmlreport.RunReport InternetMarketingReport.docx testreport.ps -xml:INTMARKETING InternetMarketingData.xml

PostScript Output in the .NET Engine RunReport

Modify the extension of the output report to be “ps”. For example:

RunReport.exe InternetMarketingReport.docx testreport.ps -xml:INTMARKETING InternetMarketingData.xml

PostScript Output in the Java Engine API

ProcessReportAPI report =new ProcessPostScript(template, output);

PostScript Output in the RESTful Engine

Report report = new ReportPostScript(template, output);

PostScript Output in the RESTful Engine

In the request body sent to the RESTful engine server, set the “OutputFormat” value to “ps”. For example, a snippet of the request body:

...

<OutputFormat>ps</OutputFormat>
...

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