Design

OL Learn Data
JSON Field Type

Wouldn’t you just love to use the contents of a data field as if it were an object, with its own properties and arrays,…

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Data Design

OL Learn Design
Get a grip on snippets with Handlebars

If you’ve created OL Connect Designer templates for long documents like contracts and insurance policies before you’re undoubtedly familiar with snippets. A snippet is…

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Design

JavaScript
Jazzing up your JS skills – 2

In my previous article about JavaScript, I emphasized how you should always start any JS project by using stuff you’re already familiar with. But…

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Automation Data Design Performance

Creating multilingual OL Connect templates
Creating multilingual OL Connect templates

Preparing your documents for translation into multiple languages is made easy through the use of state of the art technology.

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Design

How to - Pass variables to a template
How to – Pass variables to a template

In this post we’ll show you how to use runtime parameters to effortlessly pass variables to a template. Runtime parameters provide an elegant way…

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Automation Design

The debugging user scripts
Troubleshoot your User Scripts with the Script Debugger

When developing complex OL Connect templates, User Scripts typically grow in number and complexity. You may encounter situations where they not always do what…

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Design

Conditional design elements
Conditional design elements

When creating personalized documents one often needs to make decisions based on data. A common example is showing/hiding one or more paragraphs depending on…

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Design

Dynamic section backgrounds
Dynamic section backgrounds

Creating document variants based on data and a collection of pre-produced designs is a typical variable data printing scenario. These could be brochures with…

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Design

Conditional print sections
Conditional print sections

A classic approach to dynamically switch messages is to enable or disable sections for printing. OL Connect’s Designer contains a basic condition wizard and…

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Design