Data files

The file or files containing the variable data that is sent to Quadient Inspire (formerly GMC Inspire) to be included in a new print job.


Data type

Symbol formula if submitted to an input device as part of a job; Comma-separated list of paths if the data file or files are stored in a separate location


${getFileName(overrides, text, read)}

Database name


Usage notes:

  • Only one data file can be submitted as part of a job. If there is more than one data file, they must be stored in a separate location.
  • If you submit a data file with a job, the file is treated as an overrides file.
  • Make sure that the file names match the file names referenced in the Data modules that process the job.
  • Data files can be in any format the Quadient Inspire supports, including:
    • CSV
    • DBF
    • SAP
    • SRT
    • XML
  • Data files is a positional job property. For information about using positional job properties, refer to the Information Center.
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