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Get to know our DataMapper. Use it to extract data and make it easily accessible for use in your documents, web pages and email templates. A simple drag & drop, or just a few clicks of the mouse gets the job done in minutes. Save that extraction as a data model and use it over and over to design multiple documents.



1 – Map data from various sources

PlanetPress Connect can capture and read data in pretty much any format. ASCII, print streams, hot folders, emails, HTTP requests, PDFs or database exports. Wherever your data is located, you can use the DataMapper to retrieve and store as a Unified Data Model.

2 – Generate a Unified data Model for the design phase

Once created, the Unified Data Model allows for the easy creation of print documents, emails or web pages. Even if the data comes from different systems, they look like they’re all coming from the same place, making it that much simpler for the person responsible for the design to do his/her job.

3 – Use the same Unified Data Model in multiple designs

Once they’re created, Unified Data Models can be used for the composition of any PlanetPress documents or variations of the same document. A Unified Data Model acts as a data source. So for instance, let’s say you changed a variable like quantity in a HTML invoice, the email within which it’s embedded is then automatically updated with the new information.


Data mapping features

Standard Optional
Simplified data mapping wizard for Database, CSV and Excel
Text data mapping
XML data mapping
PDF data mapping (including PDF/VT structure)
PCL data mapping