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RPE Document Generation for JSON data with support for JIRA

The JSON data format is widely accepted and used for exchanging data in today’s world. Rational Publishing Engine (RPE) previously was able to generate documents from tools that exposed data in XML format. With RPE 2.1.2, documents can be generated consuming data in JSON format. There is absolutely no change in the user experience for adding schema, […]

Generate comparison document with Rational Publishing Engine

With Rational Publishing Engine (RPE) 2.1.2, you can generate comparison documents which compare two documents of different versions. The differential document is similar to making changes to the document when “Track Changes” is enabled in Microsoft Word to track formatting changes, additions and deletions of content, comments, etc. Some of the basic use cases include: […]

What’s new in Rational Publishing Engine 2.1.2

We’ve been busy working on three themes in IBM Rational Publishing Engine (RPE) v2.1.2 : Extend the reach to allow non-Rational applications to be used in the document generation ecosystem. Support customers interested in providing access to document generation to everyday users via RPE Document Builder. Invest in ease of use for everyday users, as well […]

RPE Templates for Reporting on Harmony Models in Rhapsody

Andy Lapping has created set of templates for Rational Publishing Engine to produce reports from Harmony aMBSE models. You could download the templates and could be used as-is or customized. The zip file also includes a PPT with some more details.   Kumaraswamy Gowda (Kumar) Technical Lead and Architect – Rational Publishing Engine kumaraswamy_gowda@in.ibm.com

Generating Word document from Rational Publishing Engine with attachments embedded as objects

Inserting a file as an object into the Word output document offers several advantages over hyperlinks. First, users can transfer output documents with embedded objects (compound Word document) to other computers or mail them without breaking any links. Second, users can edit embedded objects without changing the content of the original. Sometimes, this separation is precisely […]

Import Word template to RPE template

Rational Publishing Engine (RPE) 2.1 introduced a new feature for importing a Microsoft Word template when building an RPE template. This allows you to prototype the document in a Microsoft Word template, which a new user is most likely familiar with, and then import it in RPE Studio to create an RPE template.

Drag and drop Rational Publishing Engine template design

With Rational Publishing Engine (RPE) 2.1, you could drag and drop the web resource URL from the application you are working on (e.g. Rational DOORS Next Generation, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert, Rational Rhapsody Design Manager, Jazz Reporting Service) onto RPE Studio editor and get a new RPE template for the dropped web resource. RPE […]

Template assistant in Rational Publishing Engine 2.1 and 2.1.1

Template assistant in Rational Publishing Engine (RPE) 2.1 and 2.1.1 guides new template designers with a step-by-step walkthrough on building an RPE template and the complete process up to document generation. This interactive studio guide gives a very quick introduction to various parts in RPE Studio. Guide Bar in RPE 2.1 The new guide bar in the template editor allows […]

Monitoring and controlling document generation jobs in Document Builder

Rational Publishing Engine (RPE) Document Builder was introduced in RPE 2.0 to allow reuse and collaboration with the new web solution. RPE Document Builder also  simplifies the deployment and maintenance of RPE by providing an alternative to the RPE thick clients for generating documents. With RPE 2.1.1, an RPE administrator can pause, resume, or cancel […]

Sample assets in Rational Publishing Engine Document Builder

Out-of-the-box sample assets have been available in the Rational Publishing Engine (RPE) Desktop installation of RPE Document Studio and RPE Launcher for many versions. These sample assets are now included within RPE Document Builder 2.1.1. The sample assets include: RPE Templates to work with specific data sources. (e.g. Rational DOORS Next Generation, Rational Team Concert, […]

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