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Prerequisite Knowledge
For an introduction to the integration of PTC Arbortext Layout Developer (PTC ALD) in Arbortext Styler, please refer to PTC Arbortext Layout Developer in Arbortext Styler. This describes the functionality of PTC ALD included with Arbortext Styler. You will also find an overview of how to access PTC ALD print engine functionality for publishing and incorporate PTC ALD code in your Arbortext Styler stylesheet.
The following knowledge is prerequisite to the content in this document:
Familiarity with Arbortext Styler, its UI and the formatting options it provides
Familiarity with the formatting options provided by PTC Arbortext Layout Developer
Proficiency in the use of the JavaScript scripting language, which provides access to the functionality described in the FOM
Basic knowledge of concepts such as object based coding and scripting