Xtender: Run a Job in the Backend (Print, Email, Export)


This tip is for anyone using the web version of Xtender, who would like to print, email, or export a document from Xtender by running it in the backend.

If you have a large document that is taking a long time to print, email, or export, Xtender will give you the option to run the job in the backend. This allows you to continue working in Xtender while it processes.



Task: Run a job (such as print, email, export) on the backend. 



  1. If your job is taking a long time to process, Xtender will give you the option to run it in the backend. When you see that option pop up, click the link. The dialog box will go away.
    run in backend option
  2. While the job is running in the backend, you will see a little clock on the right side of your screen.
    clock for background job while running
  3. When the job is done running, the little clock will have a red circle and a number on it.
    clock for background job once done
  4. Double-click the clock to see the Job Manager dialog box.
    background job manager
  5. From the Job Manager dialog box, you can download (or print, if that's the job you were running).



You should be able to run a job (such as print, email, export) on the backend. 


Further Readings 

For more tips on using Xtender, search for Xtender right here in the UNH IT Knowledge Base.

Need additional help?

If you have questions, please complete an online Document Management technical support form at https://td.usnh.edu/TDClient/Requests/ServiceDet?ID=131 or call the IT Service Desk at (603) 862-4242.

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