Consultant Jörg Hüner joins us this week with a tip on using PrintVis’ imposition capabilities for better and easier job planning.
Form Color Properties for PrintVis Imposition
On more complex printed products there are often multiple sheets for multiple items (Cover, Text, Inserts etc.) or sometimes multiple items are ganged on a single sheet (“combined sheet”).
For a better visualization PrintVis offers the setup for Form Color Properties.
The setup can be found here:
“<YOUR COMPANY>/Departments/Administration/PrintVis Setup/System/Form Color Properties”
Different colors are possible for up to 100 different sheets/ job items per PrintVis Job.
On the Form Color Properties setup just type “Imposition Job Item” into the Quick Filter for field “Description”:
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The example shows that only Job Items 2-6 are setup with special foreground colors. Default value is 16777215 = white. The setup is easy, although determining which color code is required might require some “Googling.”
If you Google for “Color 16777215” you will find several results with a visual example of the color. On this Microsoft page you can find some info as well: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd355244.aspx
Color examples (Column RGB value):
Next step is to pick the number for the colors you like and fill-in into the Foreground Color field. That’s it!
Result – Sheet 1
Sheet 3 (The cover + Spine)
Example for a combined sheet with 5 different job items on a sheet.
Thank you Jörg!