Any common images like TIFF, JPEG, GIF and PNG can be displayed, as well as PDF files and MS Office documents. Other file types can be displayed in the embedded browser or automatically opened in their native applications.
If you would like to have SimpleIndex automatically go to the next page with a blank field and highlight that field when the Save Index button or Enter a change to the XML text of the Job Configuration is needed. This can be useful to quickly move to the next document that has a blank Index field.
Instructions to set Skip to Blank index on Save Index:
- Right click on the Job Configuration file that you would like to suppress the prompt on and select Open With>Notepad
- Search the XML settings text open in Notepad for this term:
- Set the value between from “False” to “True”
- Save and close the file.
To turn on the carry Forward when you blank out an index field do the following:
1. Right click on the configuration file and open with Notepad or another text editor.
2. Search for this XML value: FORWARD_BLANK
3. Set the value to true
If you want to move the MISSING files from the Output folder to another folder and create multiple MISSING files then use this script for the .bat file:
ren “C:\Users\dgraves.META\Desktop\Folder1\Missing.pdf” Missing-%date:~10,4%%date:~7,2%%date:~4,2%_%time:~0,2%%time:~3,2%.PDF
Move “C:\Users\dgraves.META\Desktop\Folder1\Missing*.pdf” “C:\Users\dgraves.META\Desktop\Folder2”
This will rename the file to MISSING-DATE_TIME and then move it to another folder.
The Max File/Batch setting on the Batch Options tab lets you limit the number of files to process in each batch.
In the wizard it can be found under the Advanced File Input Settings section.
SimpleIndex creates output files with upper case file extensions but we use an UNIX-based fileserver which requires lower case file extensions. How can i change the output file extension from upper case to lower case (e.g. from .PDF to .pdf)?
In SimpleIndex 6, file extensions were changed to default to lower case so this should no longer be an issue. If you want to default back to upper case file extensions, you must edit the registry.
Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\SimpleIndex\Misc
Create a String value called “UpperCaseFileExtension” and set to 1 for upper case or 0 for lower case.
This registry setting will also work to change the default behavior of version 5.
You can tell SimpleIndex what types of files it should process and which file types to ignore. This is done by clicking “Job Options” On the “Batch” tab you will find a field labeled “Input file types or mask”. These are the file types that SimpleIndex will input files from. The default types are: TIF,PDF,JPG,GIF,BMP,DOC,XLS,PPT,DOCX,XLSX,PPTX,VSD,DWG,AVI,MP3 To process all files, enter * SimpleIndex will ignore any file whose extension does not appear on the list. In SimpleIndex 6 or above you can enter file masks to filter input files. Some examples are: abc*.pdf (PDF files starting with “abc”) ab??ef.* (All files starting with “ab”, 2 characters and “ef”) It is possible to have some file types open automatically in their default application. This can be done by inserting a pipe “|” into the list. Any file types after the pipe will be opened in their default application. For example: TIF,PDF,JPG|WAV,M
The input filename can be specified automatically by configuring a field of type “Filename”. The input file path may also be parsed by the SimpleIndex dictionary and template matching algorithms to extract data fields from the folder and file names.