Custom Application Sample

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The example of the custom routing application (RouteOutCustom.exe) can be found in the Fax Voip installation folder, usually C:\Program Files (x86)\FaxVoip\RouteOutCustom.exe.


The source codes (RouteOutCustom.zip archive) can be found in the Fax Voip data folder, usually C:\ProgramData\FaxVoip\Samples\RouteOutCustom.zip. To unpack the archive, right click it and then select Extract All... from the context menu.


The code example is a console application written in Visual Basic .Net and can be compiled using Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 or later versions.


This sample demonstrates the use of a custom routing method (Built-in lines) for outgoing faxes and audio messages, taking into account the requirements for writing such application, see also in the Custom Application Requirements (Developer's Guide) chapter of this user manual.




To use the sample


1.     Copy the RouteOutCustom.exe file into the Fax Voip installation folder. You can use a different folder, but make sure that the current user account (Local System account) has access to your folder.

2.     Open Fax Voip Control Panel. Click Outgoing Methods (Built-in) in TreeView, then click Custom.

3.     On the Custom routing for outgoing faxes and audio messages (Built-in lines) page, select the Enable custom routing check box.

4.     In the Custom application that should be started after sending a fax or audio message field, enter the path to RouteOutCustom.exe file or select it using the small button placed to the right of the field.

5.     Select the Create temporary copy of the sent fax in the following format check box. Select the file format in which the temporary copy of the outgoing fax should be created. Can be TIFF, PDF or SFF.

6.     Select the Create temporary copy of the sent audio message check box.

7.     Click <Apply> button to save changes.


After sending a fax or audio message,


1.     Open the Fax Voip data folder in Windows Explorer, usually C:\ProgramData\FaxVoip\.

2.     Check the RouteOutCustom subfolder for RouteOutCustom.ini file.

3.     Check the RouteOutCustom\Outgoing Messages subfolder for copy of the outgoing fax or audio message.

4.     The RouteOutCustom.txt log file is stored in the log subfolder.