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Impose: Terminology
At A Glance:

Apogee Impose uses common stripping terms to define how a job should be assembled and bound.

Applies To:

Prepress Integrate, Manage

How It Works:

The terminology you need to know is outlined here.

  1. Bound/Unbound Product – Everyone understands what the terms bound and unbound are refering to. Bound is a book, brochure or magazine, basically anything four or more pages that will be bound. Unbound is anything else, like a flyer, pocket folder, postcard or business card. Apogee Impose needs to know what type of product the job is so that properly impose it.

    Nested/Stacked – This refers to how the signatures are gathered for binding. Nested forms are saddle-stitched, stacked forms are perfect bound.
  2. Folding Scheme – The folding scheme describes how the pages will be arranged on a press sheet along with folding instructions. There are several standard JDF folding schemes loaded by default. An operator can create or modify folding schemes.
  3. Fold Sheet – The fold sheet is the flat layout describing a single signature. Typically, there is one fold sheet per press sheet, but there can be multiple sheets on press sheet.
  4. Press Sheet – The press sheet is the physical sheet that the product will be printed on.

There are three categories for marks in Apogee Impose: page marks, fold sheet marks and press sheet marks.

Page Marks – A crop mark, text mark, file mark, line or rectangle that is positioned in relation to pages.

Fold Sheet Marks – A registration mark, fold line mark, cut mark, text mark, collation mark, file mark, line or rectangle that is positioned in relation to the fold sheet.

Press Sheet Marks – A registration mark, text mark, collation mark, file mark, line or rectangle that is positioned in relation to the press sheet.

Mark Sets – Mark sets are one or more marks grouped into one of three categories. Conditions can be set for their placement, such as always use the Komori color bar for a press sheet when the press is Komori.

Mark Engraver – The tool for configuring mark sets

Mark Inspector – An inspection tool that quickly shows which mark sets are used on a press sheet and also allows for the manual addition or removal of a mark via a check box next to the mark set.

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