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Offline DigiCorn

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CWS vs. Freeform
« on: September 09, 2019, 12:35:28 PM »
Long story short, we bought another print shop a few weeks or a month or so back and one of the employees hasn't adjusted well. Thursday night he quit at midnight and stole a bunch of shit, including the delivery van. Friday we went over and basically took the van back and recovered what we could. I have to go work in that shop this week to clean up the mess, but they have Freeform which I've never used before. How is it different from CWS?
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Re: CWS vs. Freeform
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2019, 01:28:42 PM »
FreeForm is a stand-alone software for VDP made by EFI. Command Workstation has this under the VDP tab within the job properties without the fancy interface. You define the static background as a 'master', then send the variable files to marry with the master. This allows it to process much faster at the RIP.

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Re: CWS vs. Freeform
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2019, 01:58:39 PM »
I see that it is running on a Solaris RIP now
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Re: CWS vs. Freeform
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2019, 10:19:08 AM »
Freeform has a free new program called Freeform Create. You can make a master and place the variables all at once. It's almost like a layout program. Might want to check it out.
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