Introduction ························································································ 1
About This Manual ·············································································· 2
About Execution Mode ······································································· 3
Functions ·························································································· 4
Functions of Simple POP ······························································· 5 The Screen of Simple POP ····························································· 5 Menu bar ················································································ 5 Toolbox ·················································································· 7 [Active] Layout 17 The screen that appears when Simple POP starts ····························· 17 㻌
Menus ··························································································· 18
Menus in Simple POP ································································· 19 㻌
At times like this ·············································································· 54
Trouble If an error occurred in the RasterLink6Plus ······································ 57 How to add whole crop marks and print ··········································· 60 How to arrange (imposition) and print ············································· 65 How to adjust settings with RasterLink6Plus ···································· 67 How to create cut data ································································· 68 How to print white characters with white ·········································· 70
Thank you for purchasing a Mimaki product. Simple POP is designing software used to create Print & Cut POP data.
System and software requirements
To install and use Simple POP, the following requirements must be met. Operating system Windows® 7 (32/64-bit) SP1 Windows® 8.1 (32/64-bit) Windows® 10 (32/64-bit) CPU Chipset Memory HDD Print & Cut printer RIP software Intel® Core™ i3 -4130K (3.4 GHz) or higher Genuine Intel® chipset 2 GB or more 160 GB or more UCJV300/150, CJV300/150, CJV300 Plus series RasterLink6Plus version 2.6 or later
ە Any reproduction of this document in part or in whole without permission from Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd. is strictly prohibited. ە The information in this document is subject to change without notice. ە Specifications might slightly differ from those described in this document due to improvements and modifications of the software. Please be forewarned. ە It is prohibited to copy this software to other disks (except for purposes of backup) and load it on the memory for purposes other than executing the software. ە With the exception of what is provided for in the warranty provisions of Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd., we do not assume any liability for damages (including but not limited to the loss of profit, indirect damage, special damage or other monetary damages) resulting from the use or inability to use of this product. The same shall also apply to the case even if Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd. had been notified of the possibility of arising damages in advance. As an example, we shall not be liable for any loss of the media (works) made using this product or indirect losses caused by the product made using this media. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Other company names and product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective companies.
This document describes how to use Simple POP and its functions.
Notations used in this manual
The text displayed on the screen including menus and icons is shown in square brackets, such as [File] menu. The button displayed in the dialog box is shown in square brackets as well, such as [OK]. A dialog box is shown in angle brackets, such as
Special instructions Hint!
Provides helpful hints on how to use Simple POP. Indicates cautions you need to take or procedures you must follow when
using Simple POP. Indicates pages for reference.
Simple POP has two execution modes. 㻌 1.STANDARD mode 䞉䞉䞉 Use it when editing the template and printing it. 㻌 2.ADVANCE mode 䞉䞉䞉 Use it when creating a new template. The initial state is STANDARD mode. The following shows the functions available for each mode. STANDARD ADVANCE New from template Open Save as template Save Image Layout Text, Rectangle, Polygon, Ellipse Crop Mark Clipping Zoom Hand Change to Print/Cut Data Symbol Grid Arrange Align Group Copy, Cut, Paste Undo, Redo RasterLink Bulk import of template New Arrow Pen Pencil Trace Contouring Change to Simple Figure Change to Compound Figure Make Weed Line TWAIN Print How to switch the execution modes (=> on page 33)
1 2 3 8 9 This section describes the elements of the Simple POP screen. 4
(1) Menu bar (2) Menu icons (3) Toolbox (4) View tabs (5) [Mimaki Homepage] (6) [Active] (7) [Color/Pen] (8) Layout area (9) Rulers
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( The menu bar is divided into five groups: [File], [Edit], [View], [Object], and [Help]. Clicking these menu items displays menus of the basic Simple Studio functions. See pages 19 to 52)
Frequently used functions in the menus are available as menu icons. The menu icons help you efficiently work in Simple POP as you can run a function with one click.
[New]: [New from template]: [Open]:
( Click this icon to create a new document. See page 19) Click this icon to create a new document by selecting a template from the dialog box, where the templates that come with Simple POP or the templates that users registered are shown. ( ( See page 20) Click this icon to open a saved file. Only files in MPX format can be loaded. See page 21)
[Save as template]:
Click this icon to register and save the file you are editing as a template. Specify a category and a name of the template ( when registering it. See page 21)
Click this icon to overwrite the existing file with the file you are editing. To save the file with a different name, click [File] ( - [Save As]. See page 22)
[Image layout]: [Symbol]: [Cut]: [Copy]:
Click this icon to load and display external data such as images. ( See page 23) Click this icon to load and display the symbols that come ( with Simple POP. See page 24) Click this icon to cut the selected objects from the document and copy them to the clipboard. ( ( See page 35) Click this icon to copy the selected objects to the clipboard. See page 36)
[Paste]: [Undo]: [Redo]: [RasterLink]: [Fit on Screen]:
Click this icon to paste the data copied in the clipboard into the document. ( See page 36) This menu item undoes the last operation. You can use it ( when you did a wrong operation. See page 35) Click this icon to reverse the last [Edit] - [Undo] operation and return the data to the original state before the [Undo] ( command is run. See page 35) ( Click this icon to output print data and cut data to RasterLink6Plus. ( See page 27) Click this icon to display all the data in the document. See page 37)
The toolbox contains buttons for functions such as creating and editing objects. You can select objects such as text objects or graphic objects by clicking or dragging them.
Two ways to select multiple objects
㸯㸬 Hold down the Shift key while you click the objects you want to select. 㸰㸬 Drag to enclose all the objects you want to select. All objects inside or touching the area are selected.
To insert text, click on the document. In the [Active] tab, the [Text Object] panel is displayed. 䐟 䐠 䐡 䐢 䐣 䐤
[Type] [Font] Size [Layout] Character and line spacing Text field (1) [Type]
Select the type of the font. Fonts belonging to the type selected here are displayed in (2) [Font].
Note! (2) [Font]
Fonts belonging to the type selected in (1) [Type] are displayed here.
Specify the vertical and horizontal sizes of a character.
For text longer than a single line, select one of the following layouts: [Align front], [Align center], [Align back], or [Uniformity]
(5) Character and line spacing
Specify the amount of white space between characters and between lines in percent.
(6) Text field
Enter text for the text object.
them, [Text Object] is not displayed.
Create a rectangle by dragging the mouse on the screen. In the [Active] tab, the [Rectangle Object] panel is displayed. 1 2
(1) [Corner Style]
Select one corner style from the following three styles: [Outside Arc], [Line], or [Inside Arc] Outside Arc Line
(2) [Corner Radius]
Specify the radius in mm.
Inside Arc Corner Drag the yellow mark to change the radius
Create a circle by dragging the mouse on the screen. You can draw a perfect circle by dragging while holding down the Shift key. Create a polygon by dragging the mouse on the screen. In the [Active] tab, the [Polygon Object] panel is displayed. 1 2 3
Enter the number of corners of the polygon.
Select either [Polygon] or [Star]. Polygon Star
(3) [Apex Rate]
This parameter is available only when [Star] style is selected. Smaller value produces a star with sharp points, larger value produces a star with obtuse points.
Create an arrow by dragging the mouse on the screen. In the [Active] tab, the [Arrow Object] panel is displayed.
1 2 3 Enter or select the length of the arrow.
Enter or select the angle for the arrow.
Enter or select the width of the arrow. length Angle Width
When no object is selected, you can “create simple figure”, and when a simple figure is selected, you can “edit simple figure”.
To edit an object, you must first convert it into a simple figure. b b c Control point b Smooth point b a a b a
Creating an object
Corner point (An example of clicking in the order from (1) to (9) in the diagram above) a Click b
Editing an object
1. Drag a point to move it. 2. Right-click a point to display the menu. Corner Point This changes to a point connecting Smooth Point two segments at an angle. This changes to a point connecting Delete Point Divide Join two segments smoothly.
This deletes the point. This divides the line.
This joins the start and end points of the line. Delete Figure This deletes the figure Drag a segment to move it. Right-click a segment to display the menu. Add Point This adds a point. Line This changes the segment to a straight line.
Curve Delete Figure This changes the segment to a curved line. This deletes the figure.
This draws freehand lines by dragging with the mouse. The line stops when the mouse button is released. This traces the image object and converts it to vector data (outline). Zoom in on the clicked location. To zoom in an area, drag to select the area. To zoom out an area, drag to select the area while holding down the Alt key. Drag to scroll up, down, and sideways on the screen.
Displays only data for cutting. The [Color/Pen] panel is not displayed in the [Cut] tab.
Displays only data for printing.
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Displays both data for cutting and printing.
Displays the Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd.'s website when the computer is connected to the Internet. Check this website to see the latest information including the release of the new models.
Normally, only the [Area] and [Object Tool] panels are displayed. The necessary panels are displayed for the object you select. 䐟
The [Size] and [Origin] of the selected object is displayed. You can edit the values of [Rotate] and [Shear] by directly entering numerical values. 䐠
The functions are the same as [Arrange] and ( [Align]. See page 41 to 43)
The [Color/Pen] panel is only displayed when [Print] is selected as the editing mode. Only the settings of print data can be set. 䐟
[Palette] is used to set the fill color and line. Click a color you want to use for the fill color or line of the selected object. 䐠
Allows you to switch between the fill color and line color. The color specified in [Palette] or the RGB settings is reflected. 䐡
Allow you to set the color values in RGB. 䐢
Allows you to set the gradation type and color. 䐣
Allows you to set the [Line Width], [Joint], and [Cap] of the line.
Displays a white layout area with the scale you specified in [Page Setup].
Rulers are displayed. The red dots on each x-axis and y-axis move as you move the mouse, which indicates the location. When you activate Simple POP, the
[New from template]: [Open]:
Click this icon to create a new document by selecting a template from the dialog box, where the templates that come with Simple POP or the templates that users registered are shown. ( See page 20) Click this icon to open a saved file. Only files in MPX ( format can be loaded. See page 21)
(Ctrl + N) Selecting this command displays the [Page Setup] dialog box. Set the various details and click the OK button to create a new document.
Setting a custom size
Enter [Name] and [Size], and click the Register button.
㻌 㻌 㻌 㻌 㻌 Selecting this command displays the
1 4 3 2 (1) Template folder: Select a template type, either [Template] or [User]. Template: Select this option to choose a template out of the templates that come with Simple POP or ones that you imported using the Bulk import of template function ( See page 23). User: Select this option to choose a template out of the templates that users saved. 㻌 㻌 㻌 㻌 㻌 (2) Category: Select a template category. The templates in the selected category appear. 㻌 㻌 㻌 㻌 㻌 㻌 㻌 㻌 (3) Search keyword: Enter a keyword to filter templates. 㻌 㻌 㻌 㻌 㻌 㻌 㻌 㻌 (4) Selected template: The selected template is outlined in red.
When selecting a new template after creating the data, select [New from Template] from the menu icon.
Ctrl + O Select a saved file and click the [Open] button.
You can save a POP design you often use as a template. When you select a folder to save the template and click [OK], a window for entering the name of the template appears. Input a name and click [OK].
Ctrl + S This menu item saves the file you are editing by overwriting the existing file. The [Save] action is performed without any warning. When you run it, the existing data is no longer available because it is overwritten with the new
This menu item allows you to save the file you have created with a name. Input a name of the file and click the [Save] button. Only files in MPX format can be saved.
This menu item allows you to make the templates that Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd. provided available. Download the zip file from the Simple POP support page. When you open the zip file in the dialog box, the templates are automatically added to Simple POP. The following progress bar appears when the import process starts. The progress bar disappears automatically when the import completes. The added template is saved in the following folder. Template saved folder: [Installation folder¥¥data] Delete the above folder manually after uninstalling.
This menu item allows you to load external data such as images. Only files in BMP and JPG formats can be displayed.
This menu item allows you to load symbol data. 1
Select a category from the category list on the left.
Select a symbol to import from the symbols displayed on the right and click the [OK] button. Select the data type to use and click the [OK] button. 24
This menu item allows you to register data that you created as a symbol. You can later load the data you registered here using [Symbol]. 1
Select a folder to register the symbol. Note!
The added Symbol is saved in the following folder. Symbol saved folder: [Installation folder¥¥data] Delete the above folder manually after uninstalling.
Executing the TWAIN input command starts image scanning with the TWAIN device such
as scanners. When scanning has finished, the scanned image is placed in the document. Refer to the manual packaged with the scanner for how to scan images.
Executing the [Select TWAIN] command displays the selectable TWAIN devices. Select a TWAIN device and click the Select button.
Print is performed using the printer driver of the printer you normally use. The [Print] dialog box of your printer is displayed.
Depending on the resolution of the objects, printing documents that include images and metafile objects may reduce the image quality.
This menu item allows you to perform printing or cutting by sending the data you have
edited to RasterLink. 1 2 3
Click icon to display the
Select a RasterLink hot folder and click [OK].
RasterLink has separate hot folders for each printer. More than one hot folder can be created for different print settings. For details on how to use the hot folders, see the manual comes with RasterLink
Select the [Setup] tab and configure the items.
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(1) [Offset] (2) [Width] (3) [Copy] (4) [Copy Dist.] (5) [Print size] (6) [Rotate] (7) [Mirror] (8) [Output method] (9) [Crop Mark] (10) [Detail settings] (11) [Printable Area]
The printing and cutting position of the entire data is moved according to the [Offset] values specified here. (No negative values are allowed) The size of the data object is displayed. Specify the number of data objects to be copied horizontally and vertically. Specify the horizontal and vertical spaces between copied objects to be pasted. The size of the entire data is displayed. The entire data is rotated according to the setting here. Select this option to flip the data object horizontally, like a mirror. Specify how data is output to RasterLink. This is for applying a Crop Mark to data object.
This is mainly used to perform position detection when cutting.
Displays the detailed setting screen for cutting. Specify the size of the sheet. You can check the data layout in the sheet displayed in the [Cut], [Print], and [All] tabs.
(12) [Zoom size display] 28
Fit in Sheer Size Displays the entire sheet.
(13) [Output button]
Fit in Sheet Width Enlarges the sheet width to full screen. Fit in Objects Size Displays 㻌 the enlarged object to fill the screen. Sends data to RasterLink.
Click the [Detailed setting] button to configure the items.
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(1) [Sheet Feed] (2) [Auto Cut]
Feeds a sheet before cutting to check if the last data can be cut. Cuts the media after cutting data.
(3) [Pinch Roller Pressure]
x Specify the length between the end of data and the location where to cut the media. x Cuts the media every time a row of data has been cut. Specify the pinch roller pressure.
(4) Specifying condition (5) Preset (6) [Tool] (7) Cut setting (8) Preset setting
- Specify the pressure used when printing. - Specify the pressure used when cutting. For cutting, separate pressure values can be set for the pinch rollers that hold both ends of the media and the pinch rollers that hold the middle of the media. Specify whether to set the cutting condition. Select a preset cutting condition. Select the tool to use for cutting. Specify the [Speed], [Pressure], and [Offset]. Edit the cut condition preset setting.
Check the printable size.
For roll media, the printable size length is set to the maximum sheet size that has been input on preferences setting window. The printable size is set when the Auto Execution of RasterLink6Plus has been started and the Auto Execution option [Get media information regularly] is enabled. Refer to “Reference Guide” for additional instructions.
Specify the number of data objects to be copied and the spaces between data objects to be pasted.
In the [Copy] fields, enter the number of data objects you want to copy and paste horizontally and vertically. In the [Copy Dist.] fields, enter the margins between copied data objects to be pasted.
Create the Crop Marks. Click the [Output] button.
When setting the [output method] to [Print] with the data that does not have print data, the data is not output.
The part where the print data and cut data overlap is cut. When not cutting the print data, click the [Cancel] button to rearrange the print data so that they may not overlap
Configure the operational environment for Simple POP. Select either [General] or [Output] from the left menu. z
[General] (1) [Undo]
1 2 Specify whether to enable the [Undo] function and the maximum number of times you can undo previous operations. Select the checkbox to enable [Undo]. Setting a larger maximum number increases memory consumption, and Simple POP can slow down.
(2) [Execution mode]
Use this function to switch the startup mode. The initial state is STANDARD mode. The execution mode changes after restarting Simple POP.
(1) [Maximum Sheet size]
Specify the maximum preview size displayed in the
Alt + F4 Select this command to exit Simple POP. If you are editing a document, a window appears asking whether to save it. Click [Yes] to save it and exit Simple POP, click [No] to exit Simple POP without saving it, or click [Cancel] to cancel the exit.
Ctrl + Z
This menu item undoes the last operation. You can use it when you did a wrong operation. If you want to undo an operation you have just undone, select [Edit] - [Redo]. The number of previous operations that can be redone with the [Undo] command is limited by the value specified in [File] - [Preferences].
Ctrl + Y
This menu item reverses the last [Edit] - [Undo] operation and returns the data to the original state before the [Undo] command is run. This menu item is enabled after you run [Edit] - [Undo]. Otherwise, it is grayed out and cannot be selected.
Ctrl + X This menu item cuts the selected objects from the document and copies them to the clipboard. You can paste the data you have cut into the document with [Edit] - [Paste]. Note that you need to select one or more objects before running the [Cut] command.
Ctrl + C This menu item copies the selected objects to the clipboard. You can paste the data you have copied into the document with [Edit] - [Paste]. Note that you need to select one or more objects before running the [Copy] command.
Ctrl + V
This menu item pastes the data copied in the clipboard, that is from another application or data created with Simple POP, into the document. It does not work if nothing or incompatible data is stored in the clipboard. Data created with Simple POP may be pasted on the position of the original copied data.
Del This menu item deletes the selected objects.
Ctrl + A This menu item selects all the objects on the document. When you are in the [Print] tab, only print data is selected. When you are in the [Cut] tab, only cut data is selected. When you are in the [All] tab, both print and cut data is selected.
Ctrl + O This menu item displays all the data in the document when the document is zoomed in and only part of it is displayed, or the document is zoomed out. A zoomed-in view of a document After running the [Full on Screen] command
Ctrl + +
This menu item allows you to zoom in the entire document each time you click the document. If you want to zoom in an area in the document, click the [ the Toolbox and drag to enclose the area.
Zoom] icon in
Ctrl + -
This menu item zooms out the entire document. When you create and/or edit data while checking the entire document, the [Zoom Out] command helps you efficiently work in Simple POP.
Ctrl + 9 This menu item zooms in the selected object. When you edit a particular object, the [View Object] helps you efficiently work in Simple POP as the document is zoomed in focusing on the selected object. The [View Object] command zooms in the selected object to the width of the display screen. If you want to zoom in more, use [Zoom In].
This menu item switches between showing and hiding grids. Select [View] to display grids. You can specify the grid size and style with [View] - [Grid Settings].
With [Snap] enabled, an object automatically sticks to a grid when you move or copy & paste the object, which helps you create or edit a data layout more easily. You can specify the grid size with [View] - [Grid Settings].
This menu item allows you to set up the grid settings. 1 3 2
Select the [View] checkbox to display grids.
Select the [Snap] checkbox to enable the [Snap] function.
Specify the [Style], [Size], and [Color] of grids. (
This menu item is the same as displaying the [Cut] tab. See page 14) (
This menu item is the same as displaying the [Print] tab. See page 14) (
This menu item is the same as displaying the [All] tab. See page 14)
[Object] menu Hint!
This menu item allows you to stack the selected object differently. Select an object and click one of the following: ە [Bring to Front] ە [Bring ە [Send ە [Send to Back] * If you want to bring an object to the front of the stack, click [Bring to Front] in the following procedure item 2. * [Bring Forward] and [Send Backward] move the layer one level up or down of the stack.
Select the object you want to stack differently. 41
Click [Object] - [Arrange] - [Send to Back]. The selected object is sent to the back of the stack. Note!
This menu item allows you to align multiple objects horizontally or vertically. It is enabled only when multiple objects are selected. 1
Select the objects you want to align. 42
Select the align icon .
Left align Center align vertically Right align 43
Top align Center align horizontally Bottom align Original data Evenly spaced horizontally Original data 44 Evenly spaced vertically
Ctrl + G This menu item allows you to group multiple objects while keeping each object's attributes. Once you group objects, you can edit them as a single object. 1
Select the objects you want to group.
Click [Object] - [Group]. 45
Ctrl + Shift + G This menu item allows you to ungroup the grouped objects, returning it back to multiple separate objects. 1
Select the grouped object you want to ungroup.
Click [Object] - [UnGroup].
This change selected objects into print data. Either [Copy] or [Move] can be selected as the method of changing the object to print data.
This change selected objects into cut data. Either [Copy] or [Move] can be selected as the method of changing the object to cut data.
This changes metafiles, text, and grouped objects into a grouped simple figure. Rectangles, ellipses, polygons, arrows, and other objects are changed into a simple figure.
For metafiles, only basic graphic and text information (excluding bold and italic information) are changed.
Using this command with multiple simple figures only selected, or with objects of grouped simple figures only selected changes them into a compound figure.
To make it easier to peel off the unwanted part of the sticker, it is convenient to make a cut line around the object (precut). Here, the cut line around the outside of the object is called a weed line. Making weed line creates a cut line and a frame. 1
Select an object.
Click [Object] - [Make Weed Line].
Set the weed line. (1) Free setting
䐟 Select - 䐠 In [Frame Offset], set the distance between the object and the frame. (In the diagram below, the vertical distance to the frame is set to 5 mm.) * If there is a gap in the weed line even if [Frame Offset] is set to 0, selecting [Object] - [Change to Simple Figure] eliminates the gap 2 䐡 In [Direction], set the direction in which to create the weed line (horizontal or vertical). 䐢 Click the position to create the weed line. 3 4 1 You can drag the weed line to move it.
(2) Divide setting
䐟 Select - divisions 䐠 In [Frame Offset], set the distance between the object and the frame 1
(3) Distance setting
䐟 Select - Select or enter the horizontal and vertical cut line intervals. 䐠 In [Frame Offset], set the distance between the object and the frame. 1
Click Cancel to return to the Simple POP screen without making a weed line. Clicking Clear deletes all weed line except for the frame.
To delete individual weed lines, select [Interval] - [Free], and drag lines that you want to delete to the edge of the screen.
Click the OK button when you complete the settings. 49
Create the outline data from the selected object. For example, when you want to cut at the point of 2mm outside of the data to be printed, you can create the cut data using the object to be printed as the original by creating the outline. Amount of offset Offset Joint Specify the distance between the selected object and the outline figure to be created. Specify whether the outline figure will be created inside or outside the selected object. Specify the shape of corners of the outline figure.
This menu item allows you to display an image object as if it was cut out in a shape such as a color-filled shape.
Prepare a graphic object for the shape of the clipping and an image object to be clipped out.
Graphic object Image object The shape of the clipping cannot be specified by the image object. 2
Put the graphic object on the image object.
Image object Graphic object
Select the graphic object and image object.
You can select both objects by clicking the graphic and image objects while holding down the Shift key. ( 䋻 Page 7)
Click [Object] - [Clipping] - [Clipping setting]. The image object is displayed in an oval shape. 52
To cancel a clipping:
Select the grouped object clipped.
[Help] menu Click [Object] - [Clipping] - [Clipping cancellation]. The graphic object and the image object is in the original state.
Image object Graphic object
This menu item displays the version information of your Simple POP. Please check this version information before you call our support line.
Error Message Indicate condition Remedies Printer does not startup. Turn on to start it up. Sorry, this data cannot output. The printable area cannot check. Please check the printer or RasterLink settings again. RasterLink6Plus does not startup. No media is set on Printer. Start up RasterLink6Plus. [Procedure] -> See “ RasterLink6Plus Installation Guide” Set media on Printer. The setting for creating individual Crop Mark is stored in Rasterlink6plus favorites. Do not apply the setting for creating individual Crop Mark to RasterLink6Plus favorites. Create the individual Crop Mark with Simple POP.
Warning Message Indicate condition Remedies Auto execution of RasterLink6Plus stops. Please adjust the setting of this data with application of RasterLink series. Auto execution in RasterLink6Plus starts. However, the auto execution setting option [Get media information regularly] is invalid. Follow the “Simple POP Setup Guide” to exe cute Setup. ͤ If you do not perform auto execution in RasterLink6Plus, the setup is not required. Continue the operation. By checking the [Do not display this dialog again], the message will no longer be displayed. This data is out of printable area. Please resetting. The setting exceeds the printable size on the RasterLink output window. This data cannot make the crop mark. Please set the short side of the data to 50 mm or more. The size of shorter side of data is less than 50mm. Readjust the setting within the printable size. The minimum size to create a crop mark is 50mm in Printer. Set the size to 50mm and larger.
If an error occurs when the auto execution in RasterLink6Plus starts, the Job Queue stops and you cannot print. Operate RasterLink6Plus along with the following procedure to restart auto execution. 1
Open the RasterLink6Plus window and check for the error.
The job with the error is displayed as follows. The Job Queue is [Suspending].
Delete the job which error occurred.
ձ Select the job. ճ Click the [Delete] button. մ The selected job has been deleted.
ղ Select the [Delete] icon. Select and delete all the composition jobs. If you select only one of them, it cannot be deleted.
Restart the Job Queue.
Click the restart button. The Job Queue is [Auto executing].
How to add whole crop marks and print
When adding the whole crop marks and then print with auto execution, setup Rasterlink6plus again. Follow the steps below. 1 2
Stop Auto Execution.
Select [Environments]-[Auto Execution]-[Stop].
Hot Folder creation (Set whole crop mark).
(1) Click the [General Print] icon.
Click the [General Print] icon.
When not selecting a job, you cannot click the [General Print] icon. Read and select a job. Refer to the “Re ference Guide ” of RasterLink6Plus on how to read an Image. 㻌㻌
(2) Place the whole crop marks on the job..
ձ Select [Outer Crop mark].
ղ Select [Whole]. ճ Select four detection setting. Change the size and line width as necessary.
(3) Favorite creation (Set whole crop mark).
ձ Select the [Favorite] tab. ղ Enter the hot folder name for whole clop mark. ճ Click the Add button. յ Click on the [Save] button to mark the job setting as a favorite մ Confirm that the favorite is created. 㻌㻌
(4) Hot folder creation (Set whole crop mark).
ղ Click the [Hot folder setting]. ձ Select the favorite created for whole crop mark.
ճ Click the [Create] button. մ
Confirm that the Hot Folder creation is completed. յ Click [Close]. After creating the Hot folder, delete the imported jobs.
Auto Execution setting.
(1) Display the Option window.
ձ Select [Environments] - [Options]. 㻌㻌
(2) Select the [Auto Execution] tab from the Option dialog displayed.
ձ Select Auto Execution. 㻌㻌
(3) Set execution conditions.
ձ Select [Arranged print], Check the [By number of Jobs] box. ճ Select [Get media information regularly]. ղ Set [Number of Jobs] to “1”.
մ Click [OK].
Start Auto Execution.
ձ Select [Environments]-[Auto Execution]-[Start]. The RasterLink6Plus setup is completed. Select the Hot Folder for adding the whole crop marks, when outputting the data designed with Simple POP in RasterLink.
The number of jobs set by auto execution represents the number of the data output from Simple POP in RasterLink. It is not the number of copies that is set on the Rasterlink output window of the Simple POP. Example: When setting 3 copies and outputting the data twice on RasterLink output window of Simple POP, the number of jobs becomes 2.
Arrangement (imposition) is a feature that allows you to print multiple images together. Setup Rasterlink6plus again when arrange and print multiple images. When arrange and print the images by auto executing RasterLink6Plus, do the following setup. When manually arrange the images without auto execution, follow "How to adjust the settings with RasterLink6Plus".
This section explains on how to arrange and print images by auto executing RasterLink6Plus. 1
Stop Auto Execution
Select [Environments]-[Auto Execution]-[Stop]. 2
Auto Execution setting.
(1) Display the Option window.
ձ Select [Environments] - [Options]. 㻌㻌
(2) Select the [Auto Execution] tab from the Option dialog displayed.
ձ Select Auto Execution.
(3) Set execution conditions.
ձ Select [Arranged print], Check the [By number of Jobs] box. ղ Set the number of data to Arrangement. մ Click [OK]. 3 The number of jobs set by auto execution represents the number of data output from Simple POP in RasterLink. It is not the number of copies that is set on the Rasterlink output window of the Simple POP.
Example: When setting 5 copies and outputting the data twice on RasterLink output window of Simple POP, the number of jobs becomes 2.
Start Auto Execution.
ձ Select [Environments]-[Auto Execution]-[Start]. The RasterLink6Plus setup is completed. When changing the number of arrangements (impositions), setup as above.
When adjusting settings in Rasterlink6plus, stop auto execution. This section explains on how to stop auto execution. 1
Stop Auto Execution
Select [Environments]-[Auto Execution]-[Stop].
Restart Simple POP and RasterLink6Plus after auto execution RasterLink6Plus auto execution stops. When outputting the data designed with Simple POP in RasterLink, it will appear on the job list of RasterLink6Plus. Refer to the “RasterLink6Plus Reference Guide ” on how to adjust the settings.
The objects created on the [All] tab or the [Cut] tab are created as cut data. This section explains on how to delete template cut data and create new cut data. 1
Select an arbitrary template and display the [All] window.
Select cut data, and then right-click to select [Delete].
3 Select cut data.
Select any tool from the toolbox to make the object. (Select [Rectangle] here.)
Select a square drawing and draw it on the Mix View tab.
Display the [Cut] tab to see that it is created as cut data.
Rectangle drawing is displayed as cut data.
When printing white characters with white ink, set the favorite for white ink printing to an effective pixel using RasterLink6Plus, and then change Simple POP color value. This section explains on how to set RasterLink6Plus and operate Simple POP. 1
Create the favorite setting with RasterLink6Plus.
The procedure to set favorite for printing white ink to an effective pixel is described in “3 -(4) Favorite creation ” of “Setup Guide”.
2 3 See the “Setup Guide” to create the favorite setting.
Open any template in Simple POP and display the Print tab. Set the color value to the part where you want to print white ink.
䐟 Select [Selection]. 䐡 Select [Color/Pen]. Select the part where you want to print white ink
䐢 Set the color to (R,G,B)=(255,255,254) When setting the color above, very tint color may be printed on the white characters depending on the RasterLink6Plus output settings. Perform test printing in the output setting and then perform this procedure after checking the print result.
When data is output, select the Hot Folder with the favorite setting created in 1.
Select the Hot folder with the favorite to print white ink to an effective pixel. After selecting a hot folder, set the output in the RasterLink output window and then click the output button. RasterLink6Plus outputs the data and the white ink is printed to the effective pixel part.
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