Have you ever gotten frustrated when working with building a template on extremely large PDF files because of the time involved for IDEA to open these files? Then, after building the template and importing, you realize that you made some type of mistake, or forgot to capture a data field?
If you click the re-run button, you again have to wait for the file to open….but there is a step that you can take to prevent the time delay on any subsequent import/modification of the template. When the PDF file is originally opened in Report Reader, IDEA creates a .txt version of the file which is stored in your temporary folder. If you save this .txt file you could then select this version of the file (rather than the PDF) to import.
Below are the steps:
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