Inconsistent query behavior

UPDATE:  this is fixed in RPE 1.1.2.1

There is a known defect in RPE that causes inconsistent query behavior in some circumstances. To avoid these issues the general rules to follow when designing RPE templates are:

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RPE Licenses – Tips&Tricks

Checking RPE license consumption

Checking how many RPE licenses are consumed and by whom can be done on Windows with this script:


set RKL_HOME=D:\Program Files (x86)\IBM\RationalRLKS\common
"%RKL_HOME%\lmutil" lmstat -c 19353@LICENSE_SERVER -f rpe_publish

Adjust the values of RKL_HOME, LICENSE_PORT and  LICENSE_SERVER to match your installation.

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RRC 2.0.0.3 upgraded to RRDG 1.1.2

RRC 2.0.0.3 has been upgraded to use RRDG 1.1.2. This brings 2 major changes to the integration:

  • templates created with the latest RPE version can be used – until now the embedded RRDG could only use templates created with RPE 1.1.1 and older. This also means that an RRC user can take advantage of all the new features available in RRDG 1.1.2 when designing templates
  • a RPE license is no longer needed to run custom reports

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Office 2007 documents with RPE

Generating such documents is very simple with RPE: specify the output document’s extension to be either .docx (Word Document in Open Office XML format ) or .docm (Word Macro-Enabled Document). Use .docm if you need to run macros.

See this for a list of Microsoft Office 2007 filename extensions

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DXL errors when running DOORS reports from RPE

When you try to run a document generation either from the “Publish” menu in DOORS or from RPE stand alone you get a DXL error like the one bellow:

-E- DXL: <C:\Program Files\IBM\Rational\Publishing Engine\1.1.1.2\source\DOORS\dxl\doors driver\getDOORSVersion.dxl:3> could not open include file (source/DOORS/dxl/doors driver/getDOORSVersion.inc) (No such file or directory)
Included from:
<Line:1>

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