DC Desktop


Document management application with support for document check-in/checkout, revision control, multi-user, database independent, with export/import facilities.


Application area

  • This is ideal solution for individual and small group of users (<15-35) and relatively small amount of documents (<60,000-200,000). Any ODBC-compliant database can be used to store document profile data.
  • Document files are stored in their original places with associated document profile data stored in the database. Long file names and UNC (<Computer>\\Drive\Dir\Filename) file names are supported.
  • Requires that each user should have license for the database access and each user should be granted rights for database resources access as well.
  • Document Exchange - exports various control data (such as transmittal forms, reports, document profile) into XML document for future processing by XML-aware applications.

General Features

  • Visual access to data via Explorer-style interface.
  • Controlled access to documents via user name and password (can use Windows login name for automatic registration).
  • Built-in customizable check-in/checkout procedures.
  • Built-in customizable Revision control procedures.
  • Built-in transmittal forms for document import and export registration.
  • Document Import and Export. Direct publishing tools to store online documents to the CD archives.
  • Direct tools to publish documents for the Internet Access.
  • Customizable workflow via programmable event handlers.
  • Drive substitution table for LAN/WAN installation.
  • Programmable Workflow via DocuLogic built-in interpreter.
  • Automatic configuration during setup.
  • XML export of the control data.

Technical Requirements

  • Win 95/98/2000, NT 3.51/4.0.
  • Each PC should have ODBC driver installed and configured.
  • Each PC should have read-write access to the DC setup directory on the network.
  • Each PC should have access to the drives with documents (mapped drive or UNC)
  • Each user should have configured account in the document management database

Data Storage

  • Normal File system.
  • Mapped drives or UNC access to files.
  • Long file name support.

Database for document profiles.

  • Any ODBC-compliant database can be used to store document profile. End users can use sample database as a template or use existing document register.