This user manual describes a range of functions that the Workflow is capable of. Reading this manual should make it possible to find the desired information as quickly as possible and gain access to further background information. For this reason, you will find a general overview of the chapters contained in this manual below.
For the particularly impatient, we've prepared a quick start guide...
In this chapter you will find information about the User Manual as well as background information about the Workflow.
In Printing for the Impatient, we present you with the most concise introduction to the Workflow possible.
- System Setup – Installing and setting up the Workflow
- Upload Data – Transfer and prepare data for the Workflow
- Generate Print Data – Create and rip Print Data
Click here for the »Quickstart« chapter
2. Getting Started
Here you can learn everything about the necessary System Requirements as well as information about the Installation and Licensing process for the Workflow. Then we will introduce you to the various Software Technologies we've used as well as our Software partnerships and describe the Workflow User Interface in detail.
Click here to go to the »Initial Setup« chapter
This chapter covers setting up the Workflow. You will get more familiar with configuration options and also learn about settings and options that can optimise your Workflow.
Click here to go to the »Administration« chapter
4. Color Setup/Profiling
In this chapter, you will learn how to create Substrates in the Workflow and how to perform Color Setups/Profiling in order to utilize the entire color gamut of your printing system.
Click here to go to the »Color Setup« chapter
This chapter explains the basics of how Preflighting is completed in the Workflow. We also include guides on how you can apply your own Preflight profiles as well as how to keep track of Preflight results.
Click here to go to the »Preflight« chapter.
6. Data Preparation
This chapter describes the data preparation options we provide and also covers how to apply those corrections (Fixups) in detail. We also include additional information for creating user-defined corrections.
Click here to go to the »Data Correction« chapter
7. File Management
Here you will learn how to create Hosts and Shares and we'll show you how to connect all necessary local folders to your Workflow
Click here to go to the »File Management« chapter
8. Articles – Orders – Production Jobs
This chapter covers everything from creating and managing customer information to creating Articles, Orders, Production Jobs, Force Print Jobs, etc.
Click here for the chapter »Articles - Order - Production Jobs«.
In this chapter we introduce automation solutions such as Hotfolders and our Force Print option as well.
Click here to go to the »Automation« chapter
Plug-ins are enhancements for external systems that ensure their integration with the Workflow. In this chapter, you will learn about the plug-ins that are available in connection with the Workflow.
Click here to go to the »Plug-in« chapter
11. Variable Data
In this chapter you will learn everything about creating and processing both Static Data and Variable Data generated from supplied databases.
Click here to go to the »Variable Data« chapter
This chapter provides specific information concerning the following themes:
- Color Management
- PDF processing
Click here to go to the »Information« chapter.
13. Appendix A – Use Case Scenarios
In this chapter you will find an overview of the step-by-step instructions found in the manual.
Click here to go to the »Appendix A - User Examples«.
14. Appendix B – User Resources
This chapter provides access to additional resources such as
- Workflow know-how
Click here for »Appendix B - Resources«.