The IBM Knowledge Center is new way of providing documentation IBM wide. The information is the same but its better structured, rendered and you can even create your own collection of resources to group the relevant information even if its cross product.
The RPE Home Page allows to easily select the documentation appropriate to the RPE version you use and the
In his latest Jazz.net article Marc Van Lint describes the creation and setup of a Rational Publishing Engine template to print a Test Report.
Comprehensive test plan reporting with RPE and RRDG
Enjoy the read.
RPE 188.8.131.52 has eGA-ed on March the 7th. This fix-pack addresses various defects found in 1.2.1 and previous versions and for this I strongly recommend it to all RPE users.
This is the 12th version of RPE since the TPE 1.0 we released in November 2008 and I want to take this occasion to thank all present and past RPE team members. Kudos to you.
This also happens to be the 100th post on this blog and I want to thank all of you reading it and contributing to it.
The example built for New in 1.2.1 – Dynamic Master Pages has been extended to show how to restart the page numbers selectively. In a somewhat related effort in the same context I’ve documented a way to calculate the total number of pages in a Word document. The entire discussion and the examples are available here.
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RPE Master Pages are the means through which template designers control the layout of the document for the Word and PDF output. There is one aspect with design of the master pages that makes them harder to use, their properties are static.
This limitation can be overcome by using multiple master pages and toggling the use of one or the other though a variable, essentially allowing a dynamic master page usage in the template. The fundamental problem with this approach is that it requires duplication of the master pages.
RPE 1.2.1 removes this limitation and allows master pages to be fully dynamic. The outline of the typical process to use dynamic master pages is provided below. Continue reading