PTC, a Product Development Company, has announced that Arbortext Advanced Print Publisher 9.0 (formerly known as Advent 3B2) is now available. Arbortext Advanced Print Publisher is an automated publishing engine that produces professional print and PDF documents with complex layout requirements.
Available in both server and desktop variants, Arbortext Advanced Print Publisher enables interactive touch-up of the automated result so that users retain complete control of the appearance of every page. Highlights of Arbortext Advanced Print Publisher 9.0 include: Improved application development through three new programming aides including: Format Stepper, which allows the user to step through the format process; Tracing, which allows the user to generate reports of the commands being processed; and Logging, which allows debugging code to be saved within the template and written to different locations; Table improvements that can provide greater flexibility, such as: Nesting of tables within tables; Additional keeps allow rows to be kept together and tables to be kept with the surrounding text; and Up to five repeating headers and footers within each table; Productivity improvements, including: Print, save, and format in a single pass, allowing print output to be sent to a number of output media/devices while formatting; Greater font flexibility through support for OpenType fonts that contain TrueType or PostScript outlines; and Expanded support for XML-related standards including XInclude, inline XSLT, and additional XPath functionality. Arbortext Advanced Print Publisher 9.0 is now available from the Arbortext product support site.