Mimaki Simple POP Guide

Mimaki Simple POP Guide

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Table of Contents

Introduction ························································································ 1


About This Manual ·············································································· 2

About Execution Mode ······································································· 3

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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


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About This Manual

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 dialog box. Other notation on screens is also shown in square brackets, such as [Line Width]. A key on the keyboard is shown in a box, such as Shift key.

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.


About Execution Mode


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)




Functions of Simple POP

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

5 6 7

(1) Menu bar

( 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)


(2) Menu icons

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