You can print layout mockups and press-run summaries in a report to use as a reference, or provide to another operator. The report includes a mock-up of and details about each press run, including press run ID and sheet or web number, sheet size and utilization, run length, and color separation names.
- Select File > Print Job Layout Report, or use the keyboard shortcut Shift + CMD/Ctrl + P.
Note: The sheet diagram shows the layout dimensions including gutters, such as head trim, foot trim, face trim, spine, and lip values (as applicable).
- In the Send to list, select the output type (typically PDF or Printer).
Limitation: Although the menu may offer choices, Preps supports only PDF output.
- In the Job Report Media list, select the media size.
Note: Selecting Generic PostScript Printer applies the printer's default page size.
- In Media, select the media to use for the diagram.
By default it will select the media selected for each Press Run. You can override this selection and choose Press Sheet Size to exclude device media size from the diagram.
Under the Layout tab, set these options.
Job Press Layouts Per Page The number of diagram surfaces per page Press Sheet Margins From Final Trim will show sheet margin values. The distance from the trimmed down imposition to the sheet edges. From Final Lip will only show the sheet margins from the imposition Lip. Show Press Run Media will display media dimensions Output Options Show Side Guide Show Gripper Override Gripper Label (text label for gripper position) Output Comments Product Part Section
Under the Marks tab, set these options.
Print Job Layout Report Marks Prints only marks placed on Press Runs that have the Only on Job Layout Report option selected Print All Marks Prints all marks that are placed on Press Runs Page Based Marks Select whether to print all or selected page-based layout report marks Press Sheet Marks Select whether to print all or selected press sheet based layout report marks
- Click Print.
Preps outputs a PDF file.