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  • Extending/Enhancing XPP frills processing

    • Under Community Review on 20 Nov 2019
    Frills processing has been a long time with us and it has been a very useful 'extension' to XPP. However there are a lot of limitations in the current implementations. If only we would have: Allow for multiple fg macros on the same line each triggering...
    • 13 Nov 2019 7:42 PM
  • Access Named Number Registers (counters) from a frill block

    • Under Community Review on 28 Aug 2019
    In order to make named number registers as useful as normal number registers we need the possibility to read out the content of a named number registers from the frills (or other) stream. We would need both a macro (equivalent of the mr macro) and a...
    • 9 Aug 2019 3:58 PM
  • Enable access to ALL system and frill variables

    • Under Community Review on 8 Jul 2019
    While there are pages and pages of system and frills variables, there are still many missing. When viewing the Status Window, there are many attributes and dimension values that are not accessible via the % or ! variables. E.g. !tbcypos - tabular...
    • 27 Jun 2019 2:49 PM
  • Named text registers

    • Under Community Review on 14 Feb 2019
    • 1 Comment
    We currently have name number registers which is making things a lot easier for the style developer. It would be great to have also named text registers. I know I have been asking this before but that request was bundled with the request to be able...
    • 24 Sep 2018 7:12 PM
  • Direct to PDF: to meet final output requirement we need to be able to select what type of PDF will be created (PDF/A, PDF/X,...)

    • Under Community Review on 16 Feb 2018
    • 1 Comment
    When we need to create a PDF for final output, many of us need to target a very specific PDF output format (like PDF/X or PDF/A) in order to adhere to standards imposed by the receiving party (like a web or offset printer or website). In order to make...
    • 16 Feb 2018 9:30 AM
  • Mouse Clicking in Empty Area Behavior

    • Under Community Review on 28 Mar 2019
    In XPP, a mouse click in an empty part of a page automatically takes the cursor to the very top of the open division. This becomes very problematic when you have a large document open, and you click in the wrong spot. Other word processing applications...
    • 19 Mar 2019 6:23 PM
  • Ability to set "page labels" with "Direct to PDF"

    • Under Community Review on 16 Oct 2019
    Currently, there is no ability to set the "page labels" with "Direct to PDF".
    • 7 Oct 2019 8:49 AM
  • Addition of a CLS job ticket

    • Under Community Review on 8 Aug 2019
    A need for a job ticket at the CLS level has come up. Would the following be an enhancement that SDL would consider? Store a job ticket at the CLS level. When creating a new job in a given CLS - use the CLS level job ticket only if a GRP job ticket...
    • 29 Jul 2019 6:35 PM
  • In Xyview, would like whole CJK characters to be displayed in Search and Replace menu

    • Under Community Review on 29 Apr 2020
    Since XPP version 9, Xyview can support and display CJK characters in page mode. However, in Search and Replace menu, user can only input the character to be searched in unicode. It would be more convenient to the user to key in the CJK characters...
    • 27 Apr 2020 7:57 AM
  • CSS Paged Media: return to PS sequence previously in use

    • Under Community Review on 26 Feb 2020
    A bit difficult to explain this one, so stay with me... In CSS and using the Paged Media way of setting up PS/PL spec, the way to call in PS sequence is by using the 'page' property. So something like: page: standard; will call in the PS sequence called...
    • 18 Feb 2020 7:38 PM