Key Concept Archive

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Common Questions: Data Merge

This week’s topic: Data Merge Data Merge is an interesting way to jump start your documents.  It’s also a great way to keep your content accurate and up-to-date while reducing the amount of work that you need to do to maintain it both short- and long-term. Our sales team loves…

How to solve your data merge challenges

By Dave Have you ever had a need to copy information from a database report, spreadsheet or any other source into a document such as a price list or specification document only to find that once you copied the information the source of your content changed? Or even worse, you…

Dynamic Publishing with Arbortext Data Merge [Arbortext User Meeting]

There are many situations where documents need to incorporate information stored in a database. A simple approach is to generate a report of the data from the database, and then copy and paste the data into the document. Unfortunately, that approach tends to be labor-intensive and error-prone, and can easily…

Fuel Injection: Creating Dynamic Documents with Arbortext Data Merge

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 2, Episode 4 In this 30-minute, recorded web session, Brandon Ibach and Liz Fraley explain how Data Merge works in Arbortext. About this session Skill Level: Intermediate Presenter: Brandon Ibach and Liz Fraley, Single-Sourcing Solutions Watch the video Recorded: February 2010 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBBFEpo5prk