Setting Advanced options in field definitions

Click to expand/collapse hidden textTo set advanced options
1.Select Edit... from the 'Fields' menu (Ctrl D) and click on the field you wish to edit in the Fields list/tree. Or
Right-click on a field on the page and select Edit field...
2.Click the Advanced tab.
3.Tick the boxes to:
oOmit from output  The data for this field will be omitted from the output. Any other actions (such as processing sub-field or causing a new file to be started) will still occur.
oThis field starts a new XML level  If this tag is the parent of any sub-fields then these sub-fields are contained within this field in the resultant XML, otherwise they are on the same level as their parent.
4.Use this field
oin the file name  If you opt to split the file into sections, the field name is used as part of the file name. For example, if the file is called TEST.PCL the field contains ABCD and the output specification is *=.PDF then the output file name will be TESTABCD.PDF
oin the page name  To use the field name when creating multi-page TIFF image files (i.e. when 'Multi-page TIFFs' is selected in the Export options, see TIFF images file export).
5.Click OK.
Click to expand/collapse hidden textTo set fixed-pitch text export options
1.Select Edit... from the 'Fields' menu (Ctrl D) and click on the field you wish to edit in the Fields list.
or
Right-click on a field on the page and select Edit field...
2.Click the Advanced tab.
3.Set up a space-filling option:
oTrim Removes leading or trailing spaces from the extracted field data.
oAlign – Left Uses spaces to fill out the extracted field data to the column width so that the text is aligned to the left.
oAlign – Right Uses spaces to fill out the extracted field data to the column width so that the text is aligned to the right.
oSpacing Type in the width of the column to be filled by aligned text, measured in the units set up in the Configuration dialog (default unit is 1/300 inch).
4.Click OK.

Blue diamond bullet Tip: Select Show from the 'Fields' menu to view the position of fields and tags on the page, see Viewing data fields and tags.