Because this project may require on-site visits it's suitable for UK-based Providers Only
The task is to help us migrate our client's high volume document production capability from old DOS-based proprietry software to a Windows platform. A summary of the key tasks is as follows:-
To produce approx 16 document layouts using Windows-based specialist document design and printing package (licence provided). The software is simple to use, and can use VB scripts and ActiveX controls.
There are approximately 50 fileds of variable information on each document. Proofs of what the printed documents should look like are already available.
Link each field on document to fields in text file which is generated by host computer system. Sample data and file structure information is available.
Using commant prompt interface of design and printing package and using a related automated file handling package (licence provided) automate the process of creating print jobs, by merging data with layouts. The print jobs will be based upon data files being received from external host system via ftp.
Produce Simple C++, Delphi or web-based front-end which enables production staff to see, select and print newly created print jobs, and re-print old jobs.
The interface to the printers is all handled by Windows printer drivers.
More detailed information including details of specified design and printing packages will be sent to suitably experienced providers.
6 freelancers are bidding on average $1017 for this job
Our team has extensive experience in migrating data from legacy systems. We are based out of India. This project can be handled remotely. We are prepared to go onsite, if required. (addl cost involved)