How to update FlexiLayout in ABBYY FlexiCapture document definition

by Ilya Evdokimov | Sep 14, 2017 | ABBYY

This procedure contains instructions how to update your ABBYY FlexiCapture Document Definition template with the updated classification and data capture logic generated in ABBYY FlexiLayout Studio.

How to update FlexiLayout

Make sure to have your updated document classification and data capture logic FlexiLayout file (AFL extension).  To add it into your FlexiCapture document definition, please do the following:

  1. Save the AFL file to your computer with ABBYY FlexiCapture, any location like Desktop. We will need to use this file one time only.
  2. Open the Project Setup Station (in Distributed Edition) or Administration Station (in Standalone Edition) and open your project
  3. Go to Project menu -> Document Definitions, select the document definition you’d like to update and click Edit
  4. In Document Definition Editor window, go to Tools menu -> Update FlexiLayout
  5. Browse to this AFL file using the […] and apply it. NOTE: If there were new fields added/renamed/moved between groups, review those fields and set appropriate field settings
  6. Save all changes, close Document Definition Editor, Publish the document definition
  7. And try to process some documents by either clearing results and reprocessing, or loading new documents.

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