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RPE usage with DOORS NG


Adrian Haw (2741241) | asked Oct 18 '16, 5:34 a.m.
I'm a long-time user of RPE with DOORS9 but for RPE & DOORS NG 6.0.2 this is proving a real headache. What I cannot find is a clear guide/training material - what little I find looks out of date, is text-based with no examples and therefore I am having a lot of trouble trying to figure out how to use RPE with DNG 6.0.2.

Does anyone have a link to material (pref with screenshots as the little text-based docs I have found seem to be out of dat and do not match what I see in DNG 6.0.2) which clearly shows:
1. For RPE Designer Studio, how to link to a DNG database and import a data source schema
2. For DNG 6.0.2, how to run a document generation for a module using an RPE template

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Subramanya Prasad Pilar (4.6k16) | answered Oct 18 '16, 6:57 a.m.
You may start with the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXP0JrOiVJQ and refer reportable REST API wiki for DNG for supported artifact types and URLs to be used.

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David Clark (2341152) | answered Oct 18 '16, 8:28 a.m.
 Subramanya beat me to the answer. I went through all 6 youtube videos and have a working RPE with DNG.
David

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Adrian Haw (2741241) | answered Feb 21 '17, 8:23 a.m.

It helped somewhat but... how do I detect the attributes in my project and module so I can format different attributes according to artifact type?


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Subramanya Prasad Pilar (4.6k16) | answered Feb 21 '17, 12:27 p.m.
edited Feb 21 '17, 12:29 p.m.

<rrm:format> entry provides artifact type information of the artifacts in a module. If you are using RPE 2.1 or later, I suggest referring to the example template DNG_Module.dta (under %rpe_home%\templates\DNG). You will find the template comments useful in understanding the template.


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Adrian Haw commented Feb 21 '17, 2:05 p.m.

Hi - module printing templates I see are...

./rrdg/printModuleBook.dta

./rrdg/printModuleTable.dta

Are these what you mean?


Subramanya Prasad Pilar commented Feb 22 '17, 12:54 a.m. | edited Feb 22 '17, 12:59 a.m.

No, these are the templates shipped with DNG. The one I mentioned is in RPE installation path (shipped with RPE). If you are designing a custom template, you can refer DNG_Module.dta (under %rpe_home%\templates\DNG).


Adrian Haw commented Mar 01 '17, 12:22 p.m.

OK, found it. I made a very basic template to print out some default attributes and that finishes in 55 seconds when exporting a module but the template DNG_Module.dta never finishes - gets as far as "CRRPE1064I Finalizing document generation. Writing output files..." and hangs forever (at least never comes back in ~2 hours). Same parameters as for my very basic template which does finish ok.

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