This process template section determines how marks are handled during final output.
Identify the name and location of a PDF file containing sheet marks (for example variable marks, logo, and signoff line). Click Browse to locate and select a file.
Include print curve in calibration
When this check box is selected, the plate curve and print curve are applied to the mark. The curves applied are the ones selected in the Plate Curve list and Print Curve list in the Calibration & Screening section of the process template. When this check box is cleared, only the plate curve is applied. To prevent the application of the plate curve to a mark, select %%None%% in the Plate Curve list in the Calibration & Screening section of the process template.
Locate Sheet Marks Adjacent to
(See Sheet marks options explained and Sheet marks on final output.)
Select Left, Right, Bottom, or Top to determine on which edge of the paper or plate a sheet mark is placed.
The default setting is Bottom.
Determines where, relative to the edge, the mark is placed:
Select Left, Center, or Right to determine the justification for the sheet mark.
The default value is Center.
Unit Used for Variable Marks
Select the unit you want to use to measure variable marks—inch, cm (centimeter), mm (millimeter), or pts (points).
Imposition Marks Calibration
Select one of the following options to determine how imposition marks are calibrated.
Default Marks Font
Prinergy can populate variable marks with double-byte characters such as those used for the Japanese, Chinese, and Korean languages.
Here's an example of how you could use the feature:
A slugline mark is a text or variable mark that you place on loose page, imposition, or final output. Instead of using Sheet Marks or Page Marks, you can use Slugline to quickly place a slugline mark.
A slugline mark does not need a PDF file, so you can easily place a mark without creating a PDF file. However, a slugline mark is just a line of text or a variable mark. You can only specify the text size.
From: (Left, Center, Right)—sets the horizontal alignment of the slugline mark and the origin edge that the From setting shifts the content from.
From: (Top, Center, Bottom)—sets the vertical alignment of the slugline mark and the origin edge that the From setting shifts the content from.
Note: If you are using a variable mark in your slugline, the
_replace parameters and any page-oriented variables parameters and barcode variables, are currently not supported.
Replace variable marks in PDF content files
Select this check box to enable variable text marks (for example,
$[job]) to be replaced when those marks are found in content PDFs placed within an imposition. Content PDFs are PDFs which make up the content of the finished product, the printed, cut, and bound page(s).
Clearing this check box means that only variable marks in mark PDFs will be replaced and that any variables present in content PDFs will be left as is. For example, if
$[color] appears within a content page it will still appear as
$[color] in output.
IMPORTANT: When using this setting you must follow the procedure outlined in Partner Place Answer ID 69302. Failing to do so could result in serious output problems.