The Job Properties window is the primary place to edit the settings for a print or cut job. There is a lot in Job properties and it may take some time and experimentation to truly master all the features it offers. Below you can find articles with an explanation for each tab and each setting within each tab.
For many of these options, if you wish to have these options set as a default setting that applies to all new jobs that generated in Production Manager, see: Using Default Job Properties
The Job Properties Window - Common Settings and Features
|List of saved preset settings. See: Production Presets
|Contains the bulk of the settings offered by Job Properties categorized by function.
|Basic Job Properties
|Reduces the Job Properties windows to a simplified version.
|If the preview pane is blank, this will indicate that PM is still loading the image(s).
|Changes how the preview pane displays the job. Functions identically as shown in RIP and Print Dialog - Common Settings.
|A preview of the job. You can click and move objects to place them elsewhere on the substrate. Functions identically as shown in RIP and Print Dialog - Common Settings.
|Set as Default
|Takes the existing settings in all tabs and saves them as the Default Job Properties for the current device or setup.
|Send: Sends the job to be RIP'd and then printed.
OK: Saves and applies the current settings and closes the Job Properties window. Does not send to RIP or Print.
Cancel: Closes the Job Properties window without saving any settings.
Job Properties Tabs
- - Layout Tab
- - Workflow Tab
- - Color Management Tab
- - Printer Options Tab
- - Tile Tab - Functions identically to RIP and Print Dialog - Panel Tab
- - Labels and Marks Tab
- - Color Adjustment Tab
- - Separation Tab
- - Output Channel Preview Tab
- - Step and Repeat Tab
- - Finisher Tab
- - Object Color Control Tab
- - Transparency Tab
- - Cut Tab - Only shows while there is a contour cut in the job