Types of connections

Which elements within a layout document can be linked to database content using Xactuell?

These connections can each be updated two-wayly.

General frame attributes

The behaviour of a layout area is controlled via general framework attributes when the content is reloaded into the layout by Xactuell.

Text frame attributes

The behaviour of a text frame is controlled via text frame attributes when the content is reloaded into the layout by Xactuell.

A text frame can be adjusted vertically.

Image frame attributes

The behaviour of an image frame is controlled via image frame attributes when the content is reloaded into the layout by Xactuell.

The image frame can be adjusted to the size of the image or the image to the size of the frame.

Table frame attributes

The behaviour of a table and its columns is controlled via table frame attributes when the content is reloaded into the layout by Xactuell.

The rules include, for example, default settings regarding the direction in which the table frame is to grow, how many of columns and which rows or columns are to be combined.

Tag filter extension

The language tag filter of InDesign and QuarkXPress was extended.

Template attributes

The behaviour of frames within a template and their relation to each other is controlled via template attributes.

Working with templates

How can templates be used with Xactuell?

Updating

Updating allows you to update specific individual connections/placeholders or replace the entire language. Furthermore, information resulting from updates can be incorporated and used for the creation of cross-references or tables of contents.