ECMS - Perceptive Content Fundamentals - Administration - LearnMode
Imaging - Perceptive Content Fundamentals - Administration - LearnMode
Perceptive Content Fundamentals
LearnMode is a client-side, non-programmatic method of integrating your business application with Perceptive Content and learning screens or windows within that application. After a screen or window has been learned, you can use Perceptive Content to scan images in and link them directly to records in your application. Thereafter, when you want to access an image that is linked to a particular record in your application, it is only one mouse click away.
LearnMode offers different methods to learn your business application, and the best method to use depends on the type of application you are using. For example, knowing whether your application is GUI-based, web-based, DOS-based, a terminal emulator, or other type of application will assist in determining the LearnMode method to use. Typically, each application learned by Perceptive Content will be stored in a container called an application plan. Each application plan can use a different method. An application plan is comprised of screens. There should be one screen for each screen or window in your business application you want to link images to.
Creating a screen involves capturing the data from your business application screen so that you can create document index keys to link the image to the record in your application. Once the screen has been created and tested, you can scan images into Perceptive Content and link them to a particular record in your business application from that screen. Thereafter, you can view these linked images by opening the record in your business application and clicking one button on the Perceptive Content Client control bar.
The first task in learning your business application is to determine which LearnMode method to try first. Sometimes, it will require Perceptive Content more than one method to determine which one works best for your particular application, especially in the case of GUI-based applications. Once you have determined the LearnMode method, you can create screens for each business application screen to which you need to link documents. Once you have completed all the tasks in creating an application plan for your business application, scanning and viewing images in your business application will be seamless and automatic. The only time you would have to modify your application plan again is if the business application changes.
Perceptive Content allows the use of wildcards in many of the settings that are available in LearnMode application plans, and these settings are dynamic based on the type of application you are creating or modifying. For example, Perceptive Content allows wildcards to be substituted for part of a window title so that you can address multiple windows or screens within the same application plan. When you use wildcards, make sure to leave enough text to avoid conflicts with other open programs. You can use a wildcard to represent part of the window title when you have multiple windows in a single application plan. You can also use a wildcard to replace text when a window title is longer than 39 characters. If the window title is longer than that, replace part of the title with a symbol.