Merged Setup - Generate child PDFs from the master project

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Merged Setup - Generate child PDFs from the master project

Postby caffrey123 on Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:13 am

Hi,

I am setting up a merged HTML5 system in Flare - a parent project with child projects linked in. From the master/parent project you can build the HTML project and it will pick up any updates you have made in the child projects for the final HTML output.

I have also set it up so you can build a child HTML5 project and you can then publish to the master output folder without having to generate everything from the master/parent project. This works fine and as expected.

PDFs seem to work differently though.

Can the same be done for PDFs? Can you build and publish all child PDFs from the master project? - or is it only possible to build and publish PDFs from the child projects?

Many thanks
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Re: Merged Setup - Generate child PDFs from the master proje

Postby ChoccieMuffin on Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:28 am

Unsurprisingly, the answer is "it depends". If you import the child projects into the master project you should be able to generate outputs from there. (But if you're going to be doing that, I wonder why you'd even bother having child projects at all.)
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Re: Merged Setup - Generate child PDFs from the master proje

Postby caffrey123 on Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:50 am

Thanks - i see what you mean. The master project would then be huge which defeats the object. Plus it would take an age to generate it all.

Would appreciate anyone else's thoughts on this as well.

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