An XML-based System i product that brings the power of Data/Text Merge to the world of e-business.
Alternative for OfficeVision/400
IBM names DTM as the alternative to its discontinued OfficeVision/400 product. Most features of OV/400 are supported. Existing documents can be imported either automatically or with a simple command. Replacement commands for OV/400 are also provided, so existing applications do not have to be changed.
Document generation on System i
DTM packs all advanced document generation features in one easy to use solution for System i. With DTM you get the flexibility to produce state-of-the-art output formats for print, fax, email, and archive.
DTM for iSeries is a native System i (AS/400) Data/Text Merge solution, based on XML technology. As a native solution, DTM uses the reliable and scalable AS/400 system for performing Data/Text Merge operations. Output produced are SCS or AFP color print streams as spooled files in output queues or PDF documents and DB2 or XML data.
A series of CL commands are available to integrate editing, displaying, merging and printing DTM documents from any AS/400 application.
Choise of user interface
DTM documents can be edited both from a 5250 screen using the Enhanced mode or from Microsoft Word. Filling out forms, created with DTM, is also available in 5250 or in Word. An explorer type interface to show and navigate through all folders and documents is provided in Windows and for 5250.
Edit merged documents
With DTM one can create modifiable merged documents, that may be edited again after generation.
Multi-language user interface
The DTM 5250 user interface is available in English, French and German.