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Basic AFP How To

Postby socker_dad » Fri May 07, 2021 3:48 am

If I've asked this before, please forgive!

Recently, the only programmer in our shop that had any clue about developing letters and forms (and populating variable fields in the same "documents") retired, leaving yours truly with a HUGE knowledge gap in how to work with these things. We have no clue whatsoever about anything to do with this technology.

We don't want you solving our problems for us, but can someone direct me to some simple documentation and training material so we can pick up the pieces?

Thanks!
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Re: Basic AFP How To

Postby socker_dad » Fri May 07, 2021 4:05 am

For example, here is a Banner file. I have no idea what it does or what it means!


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Re: Basic AFP How To

Postby dneufarth » Fri May 07, 2021 9:42 pm

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Re: Basic AFP How To

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Re: Basic AFP How To

Postby socker_dad » Sat May 08, 2021 3:35 am

Thanks! That looks a step in the right direction.

By the way, I just found out that one of our developers knows this stuff, but doesn't want to teach anyone. She prefers to have me tell her what I want changed and then let her do it.

Bloody knowledge silos.
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