4 Creating Documents

The Oracle I/PM API's ApplicationService and DocumentService interfaces are used to manage applications and documents in the imaging system. All documents must be associated with an imaging application. The application defines many default features that are then applied to the documents that are associated with the application. In this way, an application may be thought of as a template that defines a single document type. Typically, a single application is created for documents of a single type (for example, invoices, proposals, contracts, and so on).

This chapter details how to use basic methods used for creating documents in an application including mechanisms for list and getting existing application definitions and mechanisms for uploading and indexing documents.

The following sections are included in this chapter: