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You have two versions of a PostScript document. The revised PostScript file has edited changes. You need to use Prinergy PDF Compare to identify the differences.

Create a job

  1. If it is not already open, start Prinergy Workshop.
  2. In Job Finder, right-click your main group, and choose New Job.
  3. Type the job name XX_PDF_Compare (where <XX> represents your initials).
  4. Click Create.
  5. Minimize the Job Manager window.

Copy an input file to the job folder and add input files to the job

  1. From your workstation, locate: Prinergy Activity Practice Files / Act_34_Compare & Merge / Input File
  2. Restore Job Manager.
  3. Open the Input Files folder. 
  4. Drag the First and Revised files to the Job Manager's Input Files area.
  5. In the Add Input Files dialog box that appears, under Options, click Select and select the 1stRef-Normz refine process template.
  6. Click OK.
    Your files are copied to the UserDefinedFolders folder.
  7. In the Start Process dialog box, click OK to start the Refine process.

Use Prinergy PDF Compare

  1. Select PDF pages First Version.p1.pdf and Revised Version.p1.pdf. Drag them to the Adobe Acrobat icon in the Mac OS Dock.
  2. Select View > Toolbars > Kodak Tools.
  3. Move the toolbar to the desired position—for example, to the top or side of the Acrobat window.
  4. Click the Prinergy PDF Compare icon:
    • In Acrobat 8 or 9, you can also access Prinergy PDF Compare by selecting Advanced > Kodak Tools > Prinergy PDF Compare.
    • In Acrobat X, select View > Tools > Plugin Kodak Tools and then select the Prinergy PDF Compare icon from the Plugin Kodak Tools section of theTools panel on the right.
  5. In the Prinergy Compare Documents dialog box, verify the following settings have been made:
    Compare Document = Revised Version.p1.pdf 
    To Document = First Version.p1.pdf
    Comparison Options = Ignore paint-order differences
    Highlight Types = Ink differences (slower)
  6. Click the Compare button. A layers tab appears on the left side of the Adobe Acrobat window.
  7. Deselect all views except Unique to Revised version.p1.pdf. Note the changes that have occurred in the revised version.
  8. Deselect all views except Ink Differences. View the changes to the text, images, and graphics that have occurred on a CMYK channel basis.
  9. If you choose to save the compare reference information, select Save As from the File menu, and save the file to XX_PDF_Compare UserDefinedFolders.
  10. Close the First Version.p1.pdf page and the Revised Version.p1.pdf page.

Delete job elements

  1. In the Pages pane, select the First Version.p1.pdf page and the Revised Version.p1.pdf page.
  2. Right-click either selected page and choose Delete Page.
  3. In the Input Files pane, select the First input file and the Revised input file.
  4. Right-click either selected input file and choose Remove Input. Verify that you want to delete both input files.
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