Document-Genetics-GlobeFormate 10 Cool Ideas workshop is a big success

12th November 2012

On Tuesday of last week (6th November) Document Genetics ran a full day workshop to a group of customers at their offices in Northampton.

The workshop included training, discussion, tips, free scripts (where applicable) and a question and answer session.

Dave Harris from Allied Maxcut Engineering commented "Many thanks for yesterdays training, as always I have got back into the office with a load more ideas for using Formate.  The day was really enjoyable and most informative."

Topics covered included:

  1. Advanced PDF editing - reading data, splitting, adding images/OMR and pulling in external PDF documents
  2. The new duplex stream command
  3. Polling POP3 mailboxes - possible applications
  4. Working with databases - creating connect strings, reading and writing data and possible applications
  5. Reading and writing XML data
  6. Working with MS Excel - how to use and some interesting  uses
  7. Interfacing to our 3rd party products and solutions - these include, Barcode Recognition Engine, Kodak Capture Pro Scanning software, infoRouter DMS, ParetoPostâ„¢ secure web portal software, PDF Print, RoboFTP
  8. Formate Reviewer - quick overview of a new development which allows you to review Formate documents prior to release
  9. Using SMS, Fax and Print bureau services from Formate
  10. Programming Tips - Best practice, use of  functions, using Windows Command line

We will be running a similar workshop to this in the new year so please keep an eye open for information or if you would like to reserve a place please contact Kate Wheeler at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0844 557 6430.