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1 Account Upgrade: Imposition Module Date: 2012 Q3 PageDNA

2 2 / What is the Imposition Module? : This optional account upgrade provides extensive automation for production of like-sized, typeset items such as business cards. Items are auto-grouped/ganged and these sets of orders are pushed to an external FTP site based on rules and schedules.

3 3 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module PageDNA Fact: 21% of PageDNA orders route through the Imposition Module.

4 4 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module How it works: Any items linked to Imposition system enter a queue, and are then auto-grouped into ‘gangs’ based on schedules and rules you set.

5 5 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module Example: 4-up plate layout

6 6 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module Example: 4-up plate layout Items in queue: 1 order for 500 qty 2 orders for 250 qty

7 7 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module Example: 4-up plate layout Items in queue: 1 order for 500 qty 2 orders for 250 qty

8 8 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module The system optimizes the layout for the ideal grouping for the least amount of waste.

9 9 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module 1 and 2 sided support 2 sided: individual files or combined PDF output algorithm options: prioritize older items first allow or disallow partial plates force unique item to each row in gang define maximum run lengths Imposition features:

10 10 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module Imposition features (continued): group items by: storefront (1 or more storefronts ► gang) products unique quantities rush status material finishing ship to country

11 11 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module Imposition features (continued): plate layout flexibility eg, 12-up, 21-up, different sheet sizes, etc build as needed configurable for gutters, registration marks, sluglines rules for triggers and schedules, e.g.: rush orders plate immediately customers A, B, C Mon/Wed/Friday batch at 9am local time zone auto or hand-batching delivery via FTP push or notification see documentation library for further details.

12 12 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module Imposition Option: Shipping Labels The Shipping Label feature allows an additional “top sheet” to be output as part of the imposition plate creation process.

13 13 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module: Shipping Label Option Imposition Option: Shipping Labels The Shipping Label feature allows an additional “top sheet” to be output as part of the imposition plate creation process. While the top sheet matches the “grid” for the plate, it can have its own unique layout:

14 14 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module: Shipping Label Option Ship LabelImposing Gang Imposition Option: Shipping Labels

15 15 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module: Shipping Label Option Imposition Option: Shipping Labels Example: a stack of 100 business cards has been printed 4-up – it is stacked and ready to run through the slitter or cutter. Stack of 100 sheets

16 16 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module: Shipping Label Option Stack of 100 sheets Ship Label Imposition Option: Shipping Labels Production prints one copy of the Shipping Label and adds it to the top of the stack.

17 17 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module: Shipping Label Option Imposition Option: Shipping Labels Stack of 100 sheets Ship Label

18 18 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module: Shipping Label Option Imposition Option: Shipping Labels Stack of 100 sheets Ship Label

19 19 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module: Shipping Label Option Imposition Option: Shipping Labels Stack of 100 sheets Ship Label

20 20 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module: Shipping Label Option Imposition Option: Shipping Labels Because the Shipping Label rides along on top of each item through the cutter / slitter, it can be extremely helpful for the shipping/grouping department. Examples: ‘wand’ barcode and enter PageDNA item ID into shipping station affix ship label to back of box of cards (e.g., include cube number for desktop delivery)

21 Tour of Imposition System Now we’ll explore how you’d add and setup Imposition in a typical scenario…

22 22 / Tour of Imposition System Now we’ll explore how you’d add and setup Imposition in a typical scenario…

23 23 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module To activate Imposition, log into your Hub Account, go to the ‘Tools’ tab and ‘click’ on ‘Imposition’. : Tour Imposition: Module Activation

24 24 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module There you will be asked to purchase the Imposition Module : Tour Imposition: Module Activation

25 25 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module Imposition has a one-time setup cost of $500 and a monthly cost of $50 : Tour Imposition: Module Activation Once you’ve purchased the module you will need to inform PageDNA Staff which site it will be applied to, and they will set it up as a manufacturer on your site.

26 26 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module Once you have Imposition set up as a manufacturer, you can then set the items that you wish to deliver that way. : Tour Imposition: Manufacturer Setup

27 27 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module Imposition: Plate Setup : Tour Use the abundant customization controls to configure your plates. Build as many layouts as you need to get just the right combination for your jobs.

28 28 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module Imposition: Plate Setup: Samples : Tour You can configure your plates in several different layouts. Dutch or Combo cuts are not supported, however these types of layouts can be created within an item style and passed to Imposition just like any other item.

29 29 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module: Tour Imposition: Layout Plates Under Plate Layout you can manually select the items that you want to plate.

30 30 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module: Tour Imposition: Download Plates Use the Download Plates page to view built plates, to download postscript, and to un-make or archive plates. Now once you are setup and happy, we are ready to go toward full automation.

31 31 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module: Tour Imposition: Auto-Build Choose your plate layout. Assign a grouping logic. This calculates how your items will be combined on the plate. Choose the items you want to flow into the Plate Layout. With settings that will fine tune how they will be grouped to help streamline the production. Schedule the hours and days that you want your items to be processed. Choose the delivery method that you configured to best suit your needs.

32 32 / Account Upgrade: Imposition Module Contact with questions… On line documentation is located… : Tour Q&A


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