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Topic: Command Workstation VDP (Read 237 times) previous topic - next topic

Command Workstation VDP

I know how to do the Master in the VDP of Command Workstation  :banana:
It was a simple thing that I wasn't figuring out.

You select Create Master and select one of the Not Created, and Select Print Master (this is where I messed up)
I had to actually print a hard copy to get it to set, not sure why.

Then on my data file I just select Use Master and the name of the master file will be there,
you may need to select define record length, but I didn't have to on my simple test.

Re: Command Workstation VDP

Reply #1
You select Create Master and select one of the Not Created, and Select Print Master (this is where I messed up)
I had to actually print a hard copy to get it to set, not sure why.
"Process and Hold" should also work.
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Re: Command Workstation VDP

Reply #2
You select Create Master and select one of the Not Created, and Select Print Master (this is where I messed up)
I had to actually print a hard copy to get it to set, not sure why.
"Process and Hold" should also work.

+1

I use "process and hold" on every job. Not sure how common that is though, I know some Xerox guys gave me funny looks when I did that when demoing some machines. To me it makes sense, process the job, give it a print, then make adjustments and re process and print.

Re: Command Workstation VDP

Reply #3
Always "process and hold" here.
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Re: Command Workstation VDP

Reply #4
The main reason, for me, is that on our 125 the Fiery is so old on variable jobs, sometimes it will omit the last record (and the file name turns red). Process and hold as opposed to print gives you a chance to check to make sure it processed properly. Also, you can reprint the job if necessary because it remains in the queue, although you can always retrieve it from the printed queue if you are configured that way.
"I'm not addicted to cocaine. I just like the way it smells."
– Richard Pryor

“Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.”
― Ernest Hemingway