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Job XML generator for Cloud use

XML explanation per Element .

  • Nesting group: Optional when using the Uploader hotfolder with connection to a Nesting Queue. When added and used for submitting a Document via the Uploader it will overrule the selected Nest Group in the Job tab as well as the selected Nest Group in the Hotfolder setup.
  • Physical Group: Optional. Will generate an extra Bucket to an existing one. For example “Gloss Laminate”. Any text can be used. More info here.
  • Logistic Group: Optional. Will keep all documents with the same Logistic Group key in the same Nest Queue together during nesting. This is for picking/collating purposes. In other words it will create a nest within the nest. Any text can be used. More info here.
  • Print deadline: Optional. ISO 8601 standard in UTC time.
  • User data : Optional. Add your own tags, any text can be used. They will be preserved and returned in reporting and displayed in Job part labels Design 3. E.g. ‘Order ID’
  • Barcode: Optional. Create your own Barcode for Job part label Design 3.
  • Document path : Location path of the document which needs to be accessible by the Uploader and the RIP and written in the language of the OS. E.g. C:\Users\John\Documents\PrintJobs\Artwork1
  • Name : Optional. Left empty we’ll use document name from Document Path. When Name filled we’ll overrule the Name of the document
  • Copies: Optional. If left empty then 1 copy will be produced. Otherwise enter the amount that needs to be produced.
  • Temp : Optional. If checked on then the document from the document path will be deleted after the RIP has imported it.
  • Document Id : Optional. 128 bit unique identifier. It will be preserved for reporting purposes, if left empty it will be automatically generated.

Double Sided

B-side

  • Mirror : Optional. If checked the B-side will be mirrored.
  • Copy A side : Optional. Optional. If checked the B-side will be a copy of the A-side.
  • Next page : Optional. If checked the B-side will be the next page of the document. All odd pages of a document will be A-sides and even pages will be the B-sides.

Work

  • Turn : Optional. If checked positioning of the B-side will flipped over the Y-axis.
  • Tumble : Optional. If checked positioning of the B-side will flipped over the X-axis.

Step & Repeat

  • Source Area : Area size used for S&R on the selected media of the Printer/Bucket.
    “Left” & “Top” defines the starting point from the top left corner on the selected Media.
    “Right” & “Bottom” defines the end point from the top left corner on the selected Media. Values are in points which is 1/18 of an inch!
  • Design : Size of the Document. Values are in points which is 1/18 of an inch!
  • Repeats : Optional, if left empty it will fill the complete Source Area. Amount of Repeats placed in X & Y coordinates on the Source Area.
  • Spacing : Optional. The distance between the repeated Document on X & Y coordinates on the Source Area. Values are in points which is 1/18 of an inch!
  • Offset : Optional. Defines the starting point of the first complete placed document from the left top corner on the Source Area. Values are in points which is 1/18 of an inch!
  • Type : Pattern design.
  • Drop % : Optional. The value is percentage. “77” will be written in the XML as attributes: Numerator="77" Denominator="100". This defines the position of the starting point of the X coordinate of the document on the second and following rows of repeats. E.g:
  • Drop Size: Optional. This defines the position starting point of the X coordinate of the document on the second and following rows of repeats. This is the same as drop % but in points instead of percentage Values are in points which is 1/18 of an inch!

    Note: Not all optional functions work with every Type that is used. Please consult S&R functionality in Layout for the possibilities.
Updated on May 12, 2022

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