Prepress Operator Learning Path

“Design and proof must be 100% accurate.”


Has advanced knowledge of desktop publishing software. Has advanced color management skills. Knows the manufacturing process. Creates profiles, prepares artwork, retouches images, creates soft proofs.

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Control bar builder

Learn how to use Fiery Control Bar Builder to create custom control bars for tracking and process control.
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Prepress Operator

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In this course explore each part of Command WorkStation to give you the in-depth knowledge you’ll need to allow you to organize, prepare, prioritize and adjust print jobs.
Learn how to master Fiery Command WorkStation, the centralized user interface for Fiery servers.
Learn how to use Fiery Command WorkStation to submit and manage jobs most effectively.
Learn how to automate the job preparation steps in your print workflows.
Learn how to maintain color accuracy and consistency using Fiery color management tools.
Learn how to customize your Fiery color workflow to achieve optimal color quality.
Learn how to work with spot colors and achieve accuracy even from desktop applications.
Learn how to manage spot color libraries and incorporate custom spot colors.
Learn how to perform media calibration to reproduce color accurately with Fiery Color Profiler Suite.
Learn how to impose business cards.
Learn how to impose calendars.
Learn how to manage different media stocks and streamline the production of mixed media jobs.
Learn how to use the built-in Fiery Fiery FreeForm to implement variable data printing.
Learn how to soft proof, troubleshoot and correct color with Fiery Graphic Arts Package, Premium Edition.
Learn how to troubleshoot PDF workflows to process and print complex PDF files successfully.
Learn how to prepare files that require advanced composition and variable data printing.
Learn how to streamline complex job assembly with Fiery JobMaster.
Learn how to perform advanced color management with Fiery Color Profiler Suite.
Command WorkStation 6 UI Overview
Learn how to change key job settings without opening the job properties in Fiery Command WorkStation 6 using the Job Summary pane. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
Learn how to use flexible tools to prioritize jobs, plan print production, and have more visibility and control of job management. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
Express Video for Fiery Graphic Arts Package, Premium Edition
This express video demonstrates how to use Fiery Impose and Fiery Hot Folders to simplify the automation of gangup jobs. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
Learn how Fiery Impose Best fit for gangup repeat automates imposition settings in seconds.
Express Video on Fiery JobMaster
Express video about filtered-view tabs
Learn how to add company logos, watermarks and graphic illustrations into your documents in the makeready process. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
This express video demonstrates how Fiery makeready solutions display the color of media for a visual confirmation of the media selection. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
Learn how to shift the page content to make room for finishing settings. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
Learn how to import, cleanup and adjust scanned images in the makeready process to add to an existing digital document. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
Learn how to use the Job Properties Color tab to efficiently define color settings in Fiery Command WorkStation 6. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
Learn how to edit the default job settings for new jobs submitted to a Fiery server with Fiery Command WorkStation 6. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
Express Video on Fiery Impose and Fiery Compose
Express Video on Fiery Impose
Express Video on Fiery Color Profiler Suite
Express Video on PDF-X output intent
Express Video on embedded profiles
Express Video on Fiery Color Profiler Suite
Express Video on PDF workflows
Express Video on image color settings
Express Video on image details optimization
Express Video on vector graphics quality optimization
Express Video on grayscale printing
Express video about spot colors
Express Video on color management
Express Video on Fiery Impose
Create an automated workflow for the production of gangup imposition layouts for a media size using Fiery Impose and Fiery Hot Folders.
Displays different color bars and job information
Advanced document makeready
Quickly create multi-part forms
Create top-quality printer profiles that meet or exceed tolerances for industry certifications to achieve accurate and consistent color output.
Create unique numbering sequences for multiple page sections
Quickly insert a custom incremental ticket numbering sequence
Configure a virtual printer, a job preset or a Fiery Hot Folder to set job ticket specifications, and assign imposition properties in order to automate any type of job submission process you adopt.
Create tab automatically
Calibrate your Fiery Driven print engine to achieve consistent color documents. This How-to guide describes the calibration method using the ES-2000 spectrophotometer.
Use the ES-2000 spectrophotometer to capture colors from your business card and reproduce them accurately in your color documents.
Print in black and white during the makeready stage
Create a monitor profile to conform to industry standards, match multiple monitors to a reference, and achieve accurate soft proofing of documents on-screen.
Improve the output quality of amateur digital photos with Fiery Image Enhance Visual Editor and save prepress time by eliminating lengthy image editing and file manipulation tasks, to make photos look their best.
Print a calendar that requires gangup imposition
connect Fiery Command WorkStation to a Fiery server
Submit and merge JPEG files from the same folder and automate job settings like imposition to create a photo booklet in a few clicks.
Produce great color quality documents with the standard state-of-the-art Fiery color reproduction capabilities
Utilize Fiery FreeForm technology to enable variable data printing.
produce professional-looking, finished print materials
Production of personalized postcards
Booklet imposition in Fiery Impose
Produce professional looking calendars
Prepare and automate the production of business cards using Fiery Impose.
Ensure quality control and color accuracy by printing in accordance with industry standards.
Produce well defined sections in a long document without using tab media.
Produce a job with two different sets of tabs to better differentiate chapters from subchapters in a book.
Accurately simulate the output of another device to ensure both printers deliver the same final color output to save time and resources.
Preflight, Postflight and ImageViewer are features included in the Fiery Graphic Arts Package, Premium Edition. Preflight evaluates print jobs for potential printing errors.
63 minutes webinar about spot color matching
60 minutes webinar about how to leverage Enfocus PitStop Edit
The Best Fit for Gangup Repeat feature in Fiery Impose helps you set up jobs like business cards, postcards, tickets...

The improved user interface presents all the color settings in one location for faster setup without having to open additional windows. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
also available in German, Chinese, Spanish.

The new and improved interface offers administrators a centralized way to define default job settings to create a uniform workflow for jobs submitted or printed on a Fiery Driven printer. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
also available in GermanSpanish, Chinese

The improved default color settings interface enables administrators to create a uniform color workflow for jobs submitted or print on a Fiery Driven printer. This requires Command WorkStation 6.
also available in German, Chinese, Spanish.

Job error reports are a feature in Fiery© Command WorkStation designed for aiding communication with technical support.
You will practice creating customized tabs filter views in Fiery Command WorkStation.
Practice the steps to achieve excellent gray balance for your Fiery Driven digital printers creating a G7 calibration and color profile.

The enhanced job search functions allow users to quickly locate jobs on a Fiery server. Learn how to use flexible tools to prioritize jobs, plan print production, and have more visibility and control of job management. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
also available in GermanChinese, Spanish.

 

Practice using Fiery Impose and Fiery Hot Folders to set up automated workflows to produce gangup layouts and drastically reduce job prep times. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
also available in GermanChinese, Spanish.

Adding company logos, watermarks, and graphic illustrations to documents in the makeready process with Image Stamping in Fiery JobMaster. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
also available in GermanChinese, Spanish.

The show media color feature in Fiery makeready solutions improves page identification when you are using colored media in a long job. It allows you to simulate the media color that is assigned in a document and see it in the preview.

also available in GermanChinese, Spanish.

 

Adjust the page(s) content using Fiery JobMaster page offset feature. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
also available in GermanChinese, Spanish.

In addition to scanning documents directly into JobMaster, users can now insert previously scanned documents into the job assembly process with enhanced cleanup tools using the new feature insert scanned images in Fiery JobMaster. This requires Fiery Command WorkStation 6.
also available in GermanChinese, Spanish.