Finishing Tools

A new suite of finishing tools has been added to the Layout tool, this includes: Tile Fold Bleed Grommets This replaces the previous Tiling Tool. To access the tiling tool click on a job on the canvas, then the chequered flag will become active:   Clicking on this will launch the new finishing tools window: […]

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Tiling Function

You can now apply basic tiling functions to jobs directly in Layout – previously this function was only available in Editor. To access the new settings, click on the job that you want to apply tiling to and then click on the tiling icon. The screenshot below shows how to access the new function:

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Templates

Concept   The Layout Templates functionality allows users to reuse layouts created in the Layout application as templates for future layouts. The user can create, load and delete any of the templates. There are no default Layout Templates. Drag & Drop Replace content   Since the implementation of the Layout Templates functionality all job parts […]

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Step & Repeat

The Step and Repeat function allows users to create multiple copies of a pattern to create textile prints. It is available in PrintFactory Layout and it can be accessed from Window menu > Textile Step Repeat or by clicking on the Step and Repeat tool. Note that this functionality is available only when opening PrintFactory Layout […]

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Optimize Tile Positioning

Optimize Tile Positioning behavior using different sized tiles This is how Optimize Tile Position Nesting option is working in PrintFactory Layout, when only one tile fits on the width of the media (e.g. tile width = 50”, media width = 60”). The algorithm follows the pattern: For a row of multiple tiles, the first tile keeps the […]

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Colorways

Defining a set of Colorways inside a job can be done from PrintFactory Editor. Prior to creating the Colorway, objects of the desired spot color(s) should be added to the document. After creating the objects inside the document, the ‘New Colorway’ option can be accessed from the Input/ Output menu. To add more colorways to the […]

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