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The Digital Academy SAI Flexi Workshop – from Sign Design to Production, Software at Work
The Digital Academy SAI Flexi Workshop – from Sign Design to Production, Software at Work
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For more information please contact:
Dawn Reid
Dawn Reid
07801 981 325
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Whether new to Flexi or an existing user, this workshop will aid you in becoming more creative and productive using Flexi for all your designing, cutting, print & cut and printing activities. Get introduced to all the latest features and the many Flexi 12 product enhancements. All attendees are required to bring laptops with them.


Course Syllabus

Welcome

Introduction : The FlexiFAMILY
- DESIGN - CUTTING - PDF RIP - PRINT&CUT
- The EDITOR
- The PRODUCTION MANAGER
- www.SAiCloud.com

The EDITOR

- DTP Design software vs SignMaking Design software
- Design Central : the one place that knows & remembers -> Object Oriented approach
- Design Editor : the complete overview & details
- Workspaces : feel at home ...
- Preferences
- Color Management Settings
- Flexi understands Vinyl : have Flexi search for you
- All effects
- Combine/Weld
- Lens
- Stripe
- Outline
- ContourCut
- Underbase
- Finisher
- Distort
- Shadow
- Color Trapping
- Blend
- Rhinestone fill
- Import & Export : all popular file formats
- Templates & Graphic Styles
- (Auto) Serialisation
- B&W + Color Vectorisation : extensive set of cleanup tools
- ContourCut made easy : vector & bitmap
- TrueShapeNesting : media saving for sticker production
- Artwork Approval Tool : get online job approval from your customer.
- Text & Text Styles , AutoWelding
- Braille / Barcode / QR Code / Data Matrix
- Bitmap Edition & Adobe plug-ins
- Front end to VersaWorks & RasterLink

The CUT/PLOT + RIP and PRINT dialogue windows

- Interfaces between EDITOR and PM
- Printer & Cutter options
- Production Tools : Tiling / (Auto)Weeding / (Auto) Welding / Overcut

The PRODUCTION MANAGER

- Preferences
- Adding a printer, adding a cutter
- Copy setup (different ICC profile?)
- Configure Printer&Cutter for Print&Cut
- Default job properties
- Job properties : WYSIWYG
- Support File Formats
- Color Management
- Advanced Color Management : rendering intends & Pure Hue's
- (Pantone) Spotcolor handling/mapping
- Tiling made easy, Tile-Flip, print Tile-map
- (Cutter) Registration marks
- (Textile) Step&Repeat
- Break Apart (multi-page PDF's)
- Finishing Tools : Grommets / Bleed & Folds / Canvas
- Object Color Control (Replace or Finetune colors)
- Nesting & Nesting-Alignment
- Ink Estimation
- HotFolders setup for automated workflow

Question & Answers

Course cost £100 per person - includes lunch & all course materials

 

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