Configure Method Call dialog box

Use this dialog select a method from a DLL file to be called after the document has been transferred to its destination. This is limited to calling only public methods or instantiating public objects from the DLL file which have only basic parameter types.

You can access this dialog when configuring a Call Method output process action.

Assembly

Specifies a DLL file which contains the public method (or object to instantiate which has the method) you wish to call. You can type the path and file name in the box or click Choose file to locate a file.

Type

Displays the object types. Select the type on which to make the call.

Constructor

Displays the constructors in the selected type. Select the constructor method you want to use to instantiate the object (if any). The constructor chosen must have either no parameters or only parameters of basic types (string, Boolean, and numeric – Int16, Int32, or Int64).

If the chosen constructor has parameters to be defined, specify them in the Constructor Parameters grid. You can also right click to select document properties or functions in the parameter values. Review the Using Output Manager functions help topic for information on configuring functions.

Method

Displays the methods in the selected type. Select the method to be called. The method chosen must have either no parameters or only parameters of basic types (string, Boolean, and numeric – Int16, Int32, or Int64).

If the chosen method has parameters to be defined, specify them in the Method Parameters grid. You can also right click to select document properties or functions in the parameter values. Review the Using Output Manager functions help topic for information on configuring functions.