Importing variable data into document fields

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Importing variable data into document fields

Postby Tomyk89 » 13 Feb 2013, 09:54

Just as a little background, I have Quark version 7.3 with the FormsX Xtension.I am designing a plate (for a printing press) with 5 documents on it. Each document is a different job which has the same artwork, however fields like "Origination Area", "Job Number", Customer Number" are different. I would like to import that data from a preexisting CSV file.Is this possible?Thanks in advance!
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Importing variable data into document fields

Postby Jean-Marie Schwartz » 13 Feb 2013, 21:46

You might dig a little bit in the archives of the forums and find a post by Matthias Guenther about that kind of job (merge XML). That is XML import basically. HTH.
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Importing variable data into document fields

Postby Jean-Marie Schwartz » 13 Feb 2013, 22:09

Oh! here it is: [url="http://www.quarkforums.com/resources/XML%20Import%20-%20Mail%20Merge.mov"]Mail merge[/url].
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Importing variable data into document fields

Postby Tomyk89 » 14 Feb 2013, 04:22

You Rock!This is exactly what i need, and seems very easy.Now i am having one hell of a time tracking down the "XML Import.xnt" file..any suggestions?
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Importing variable data into document fields

Postby Jean-Marie Schwartz » 14 Feb 2013, 05:46

Are you still on v7? If so I might have the XT somewhere in my archives. If newer version, then it's part of regular QuarkXPress package.
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Postby Tomyk89 » 14 Feb 2013, 05:55

Yes, we are still on version 7.I'll PM my email address to you.Thanks!
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