Course ID 00308550
Course format ILT
Course length 3 days
Delivery languages English
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Course description

This course provides in depth instruction and hands on experience creating data structures using different types of data files, complex rules and formulas, variables, and inputs from XML files.

Who should attend

This course is useful for individuals responsible for creating and maintaining the data structures needed for HP Exstream Design applications.


• HP Exstream course
• Familiarity with print and mailing concepts
For complete prerequisites and requirements to achieve any of the related certifications or upgrade paths, see the certification description on the HP ExpertOne website.


After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
  • Add variables and data file descriptions to the design database using Design Manager.
  • Create data maps that link variables with data files.
  • Create data structures that let you do the following:
  • Expedite variable and data map creation using COBOL Copybooks.
  • Add business rules and formulas to the database.
  • Extract variable information from an existing print file using the Print Miner module.
  • Access relational databases using the ODBC Access module.
  • Include external images and text files using the Dynamic Content Import module.
  • Incorporate data into Dialogue using the XML Input module.
  • Connect to any corporate database using the Dynamic Data Access module.

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