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    Softproofing Before OR After Ripping

    Someone I spoke with recently mentioned that they softproof files BEFORE they are Ripped. I've always heard that soft proofing should always be done AFTER Ripping in case the rip creates an issue with the file. What are your thoughts? What's your workflow for softproofing?
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    Thinking of moving to a New Workflow and Need Input

    Our Kodak Prinergy server is due for an upgrade but we've given it a pause to consider other workflows going forward. We're trying to find a good solution to handle the mix of equipment we have as well as be able to handle 2 locations that are a few miles apart. Currently we don't have both...
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    Esko or Kodak?

    Our company is currently using the Kodak workflow for all of our prepress work but they're exploring changing over to Esko. Can anyone offer any pros & cons for switching? We are heavy into conventional & packaging work. We also do some large format and flexo. We use Prinergy, Pandora, Preps...
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    Moving Fiery Servers from One Machine to Another

    My shop is looking into a new digital press. We're taking a look at pretty much all the options that fit our needs. The new machine will fill the role of our current Konica c7000. We have a Fiery Pro80 server hooked up to the Konica at the moment but we're hoping that we will be able to move...
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    XMPie uDirect Conditional Formatting

    I'm trying to achieve something with uDirect that I think should be possible but I'm not sure how it should be done. I have a client that has a basic excel spreadsheet with about 30 names. Some of the people in the list of cell phones while others dont. Some of them have middle names while...

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