Defining a workflow to send PDF jobs to Quadient Inspire

Copy and customize one of the PDF workflows to create a workflow that sends jobs to Quadient Inspire (formerly GMC Inspire).

To define a workflow to send jobs to Quadient Inspire:

  1. Click the Workflow tab.
  2. In the Workflow Objects portlet, click the Workflows tab.
  3. Right-click the PDF workflow and select Copy.
  4. Name the copy of the workflow, fill in or edit other values that you need, and click Ok.
  5. Name the copy of the workflow, fill in or edit other values that you need, and click Continue.
  6. In the Workflow Objects portlet, click the Step templates tab.
  7. In the workflow editor, click Step Templates in the top right corner of the window.
  8. Find the ComposePDF step template and add it to the Receive phase before the OptimizePDF step.
  9. Select the ComposePDF step and click Properties.
  10. Right-click the ComposePDF step and select Properties.
  11. Update any values that are different for this workflow.
    • For a workflow that accepts a WFD and one or more raw data files to generate a PDF file, we recommend these settings:
      Property Value
      External program language Not set
      External command PNetTC ${Job.GMC.WFDFileLocation} ${Job.GMC.SetupDataFiles} -o MyOutput1 -e PDF -f ${getFileName(print, pdf, write)}
      WFD file ${getFileName(print, unknown, read)}
      Data modules -difDataInput1
      Fixed data modules Not Set
      External program code page UTF8
      Valid return codes 0,2
      Data files ${getFileName(overrides, text, read)}
      Fixed data files Not set
      GMC JOB file Not set
    • For a workflow that accepts a WFD and a PDF file, then sends them to Quadient Inspire to be reformatted or modified, we recommend these settings:
      Property Value
      External program language Not set
      External command PNetTC ${Job.GMC.WFDFileLocation} ${Job.GMC.SetupDataFiles} -o MyOutput1 -e PDF -f ${getFileName(print, pdf, write)}
      WFD file ${getFileName(gmc, wfd, read)}
      Data modules -PDFinParamInput1
      Fixed data modules Not Set
      External program code page UTF8
      Valid return codes 0,2
      Data files ${getFileName(print, pdf, read)}
      Fixed data files Not set
      GMC JOB file Not set
  12. Click Ok.
  13. Click OK.
  14. Add and update any other step templates that the workflow requires.
  15. Save the workflow.
 
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