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    Esko & DCS (Sep) fiies

    Hi, It's been a very long time since I have browsed / posted here. Currently working with Esko (Suite 14) and we have a few customers who have never updated their art and we need to get them through to plating. A previous employee here had contacted Esko support regarding DCS and Copydot...
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    Packaging Printer | File type

    Re: Packaging Printer | File type Prefered file type here is: (70%) .Ai / .Eps with outlines created on the fonts, if its not outlined, we dont work with it (even if you include fonts) (fun times explaining thats just the way it is to various people) (20%) of the files are DCS/DCS2 files...
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    Ready to get OUT of the business ...

    Re: Ready to get OUT of the business ...
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    Training

    Re: Training ^ I have a friend who's in the same spot. Went to college with him, he got a co-op in a smaller business and went from co-op to job. He's into the whole gamut of Prepress and does alot more varied tasks then say I do at the co. I work for. At times im almost envious of his...
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    Ready to get OUT of the business ...

    Re: Ready to get OUT of the business ... Heh. Stickies.. the most annoying part of communication within the office. Been there, had that happen aswell. We get alot of Photocopied Dockets (which by the time they get to us, are wrong) and just Dockets with old or incorrect info on it, day...
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    Ready to get OUT of the business ...

    Re: Ready to get OUT of the business ... "Also, I think I posted this before ... had an image file come in with ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY SEVEN characters in the file name." hahah o man! sorry to laugh but thats just.... beyond obnoxious.
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    Ready to get OUT of the business ...

    Re: Ready to get OUT of the business ... now thats what you call a rough day ! Im trying to think if there was any way you could have received the file in any worse shape.. for print.. nope sounds about as sh*t as it can get. 25 years is quite some time dedicated.. that alone is a feat...
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    Training

    Re: Training "G, No. I apologize for getting so upset and ranting. I don't want to be a part of the problem, but part of the solution. However, I'm tired of it all, and want to escape prepress. So what's been building up for years comes out. To think that someone can get paid $15 to start, and...
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    Training

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    Training

    Re: Training Training Wise I have heard: PrepressTraining.com is a good choice. I have looked into it myself and am considering taking a few courses to be more knowledgeable. Some have stated a personal experience with Prepress....so.... * my personal experience with Prepress has come off...
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    Plate / Calibration Curves

    Re: Plate / Calibration Curves {quote} if the 50% digital dot actually reads = 45 on the plate and 71 on the ptd sheet - then 64 on the printed sheet should about 38% on the plate because 64 is 86% of 71 and 38 is 86% of 45. {quote} Shouldn't the 50% digital dot read 50% on the plate (if no...
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    Plate / Calibration Curves

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    Plate / Calibration Curves

    Re: Plate / Calibration Curves Red Wine just gives me the Worst Headache then hangover ... Evil. ________________________________________________________________________________________________ "and in your case reduce what ever number is in the 50% box by (15% of 75%) 11.25% ie if its 45 it...
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    Plate / Calibration Curves

    Re: Plate / Calibration Curves I did an error in my math .. hense the negative values i received ( ok so I wasnt thinking too clearly .. 3 hrs sleep... any other excuse i can give? :) ) Ill correct this and keep anyone whos watching this thread posted :) Thanks Again, C2C Edited by...
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    Plate / Calibration Curves

    Re: Plate / Calibration Curves OK i have 2 sets of Numbers for the same data. ( This is my Target Data right? ) (What we Want it to be) Which is the correct process? *also i notice I get into negative values.. is this allowed / acceptable?* First is: take the 50% dot value of 75.73 ( in...

Automatically Autonomous Automation

Automatically Autonomous Automation
Although the autonomous car is not quite ready, a lights out print operation is something you can do right now if you have a comprehensive Print MIS (Management Information System). The advantages can put money on your bottom line. So what’s your next step? Link to Article

 
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