|•||Choose FDL forms output format from the Options|Configuration dialog (f8) then click the Options... button on the 'General' page, or |
Choose FDL forms format from the File|Export dialog (Ctrl E) – see FDL form file export – then click Options...
|•||Click Apply to accept the 'Options' page configuration.|
EscapeE resumes displaying the 'General' page or
the Export dialog.
|1.||Select render as graphic or select render all but text as graphic: see notes below.|
|2.||Set the resolution for line drawing and images and for text positioning: 600dpi or 300dpi.|
|3.||Select the format for any image(s) needed to output the document: RIF, TIFF or PNG.|
|4.||Select Generate flowed text in FDL forms if you wish to make changes to the form later.|
|5.||To import data tags, select from the 'Data tagging' options:|
|o||MS Word suitable 'Field delimiter' characters for the Start and End of fields will be entered automatically.|
|o||Other enter the Field delimiter characters Start and End edit boxes.|
|o||Select None to clear any previous settings.|
In addition, when you have finished setting up the options, you may also choose to create a Shortcut icon that uses all the options you have set by clicking Shortcut... (see Shortcuts - the easy way to construct a command line) or click the Save button to retain these settings after you close the program.
If you are going to edit an FDL form using Page Designer you can combine the text into flowed paragraphs with spaces in between: choose Generate flowed text in FDL forms above.
If your PCL file contains tagged data, for example as created by Microsoft Word, you can import the data names into the FDL form: see Data tagging above.
FDL form file export