Table of Contents
PrePress AutoTools Documentation
Table of ContentsTo navigate through this documentation, use the links on the left of each page. Sections will expand as you enter them, and collapse as you finish them. If arrows appear at the bottom of the navigation column, use them for moving to the next and previous pages within the current 'chapter' (only).
Please note that this documentation is not yet complete. Pages are still being added. If you don't find a section you are looking for, either contact us, or check back again "tomorrow".
IntroductionAll about this documentation, including what can and can not be found here, how to use it, and what you should expect to learn by reading it.
Getting StartedComplete instructions for installing AutoTools, setting everything up prior to your first batch job, description of the system requirements, etc. Also includes instructions for registering the software.
The InterfaceDescribes the use of the windows and menus in PrePress AutoTools. If you're not sure what something is for, this section should explain it.
Batch ProcessingExplains what batch processing is all about, and offers a detailed description of every step of the PrePress AutoTools batch process.
Features (a.k.a. Tasks)Documents the five central features in PrePress AutoTools, accessible through the Tasks window. Those are: Spot Colors, Traps, Knockouts, Images, and Printing. Includes information on what each Task does, how it does it, and when it should be used (and when it shouldn't).
PreferencesExplains the preferences which are available in the Preferences window, which is accessed under the Edit menu.
AdvancedTechnical reference on the advanced features of PrePress AutoTools. Includes complete explanation of all four types of Filter Script, guidelines for writing custom filters (it's very easy), and some general Frontier reference information.
TroubleshootingPossible solutions to the problems you might face when running PrePress AutoTools.
Glossary of TermsGlossary of terminology used in this documentation, and general prepress terminology.
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