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Xerox 700 Digital Color Press Manual

Xerox 700 Digital Color Press with Integrated
Fiery
Color Server
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Printing from Windows

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    Xerox 700 Digital Color Press with Integrated Fiery Color Server ® Printing from Windows...

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    © 2008 Electronics for Imaging, Inc. The information in this publication is covered under Legal Notices for this product. 45072733 21 April 2008...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ONTENTS ONTENTS ONTENTS NTRODUCTION Terminology and conventions About this document Setting up printing User software System requirements NSTALLING RINTER RIVERS Installing printer drivers by Point and Print Downloading printer drivers using WebTools Installing printer drivers Installing and connecting to a virtual printer Uninstalling printer drivers ETTING RINTING...

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    ONTENTS RINTING TILITIES Configuring the connection for Job Monitor E-mail Service Printing using an e-mail client Managing print jobs with e-mail commands Printing from a USB device FTP printing RINTING Printing from applications Setting options and printing Using presets Customizing the Basic icon Retrieving secure print jobs on the digital press control panel Defining and printing custom page sizes Custom page sizes for Windows PostScript printer driver...

  • Page 5: I Ntroduction, Terminology And Conventions, P Rinting U Tilities

    This document describes how to install the printer drivers and printer description files for the Xerox 700 Digital Color Press with Integrated Fiery Color Server and how to set up printing from Microsoft Windows computers. It also describes several printing utilities and how to print to the Xerox 700 Digital Color Press with Integrated Fiery Color Server.

  • Page 6: About This Document, Setting Up Printing

    NTRODUCTION About this document This document covers the following topics: • Installing printer files on Windows computers • Setting up printing connections on Windows computers • Installing Integrated Fiery Color Server printing utilities • Printing from Windows computers Setting up printing The following table lists the procedures for installing printer drivers and setting up the printing connections for each Windows platform supported by the Integrated Fiery Color Server.

  • Page 7: User Software, System Requirements

    NTRODUCTION User software The following table lists the user software that is described in this document. This is the user software you need for setting up basic printing on the Fiery. Other documents may describe other user software depending on what you are trying to accomplish. User Software Description PostScript Printer Description...

  • Page 8: I Nstalling P Rinter D Rivers, Installing Printer Drivers By Point And Print

    NSTALLING RINTER RIVERS NSTALLING RINTER RIVERS This chapter describes the procedures for installing printer drivers on a computer using a supported version of Windows. For the Windows versions supported, see “Terminology and conventions” on page 5. Installing printer drivers and printer description files is the first step in setting up the Integrated Fiery Color Server as a PostScript or PCL printer.

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    NSTALLING RINTER RIVERS EFORE YOU BEGIN Ask your Integrated Fiery Color Server administrator to do the following in Setup on the Integrated Fiery Color Server: • Assign the Integrated Fiery Color Server a valid IP address. Ask the administrator for the IP address or DNS name because you need it in the following procedure.

  • Page 10: Downloading Printer Drivers Using Webtools

    NSTALLING RINTER RIVERS You must now create a printer port and install the printer driver from the User Software DVD. You cannot use Point and Print to install the driver and configure the printing connection to the Integrated Fiery Color Server in a single procedure. 4 Windows 2000: Click Start, choose Settings, and then choose Printers.

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    NSTALLING RINTER RIVERS O DOWNLOAD PRINTER DRIVER FILES WITH OOLS 1 Start your Internet or intranet browser and type the DNS name or IP address of the Integrated Fiery Color Server. 2 Click the Downloads tab. 3 Click the link for the item that you want to install. For Windows printer drivers, click the Printer Files link under the Windows heading.

  • Page 12: Installing Printer Drivers

    NSTALLING RINTER RIVERS For instructions on installing the printer driver for Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista, see “To install and complete the print connection for Windows” on page 12. For more information, see WebTools Downloads Help. Installing printer drivers The following procedures describe installing the printer driver from the User Software DVD. The procedures for configuring the options for the PostScript and PCL printer drivers are similar.

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    NSTALLING RINTER RIVERS • Integrated Fiery Color Server is not configured properly. • IP address is not correct. If you encounter one of the situations mentioned, you can continue to set up the port by configuring the port manually. See “To set up Standard TCP/IP Port (Raw or LPR) for Windows”...

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    NSTALLING RINTER RIVERS 13 Type a name for the Integrated Fiery Color Server in the Printer name field, indicate whether you want to make it the default printer, and click Next. This name is used in the Printers window and the queues window. 14 Follow the on-screen instructions.

  • Page 15: Installing And Connecting To A Virtual Printer

    NSTALLING RINTER RIVERS Installing and connecting to a virtual printer A virtual printer allows you to print to the Integrated Fiery Color Server using a predefined set of job settings. You do not have to set print options manually. Before you can print to a virtual printer, the administrator must create and configure the virtual printer using Command WorkStation.

  • Page 16: Uninstalling Printer Drivers

    NSTALLING RINTER RIVERS 10 Type the name of the DVD drive and browse to the Prntdrvr\Ps_drvr\Win_2K_XP_VISTA folder. 11 Make sure “Oemsetup.inf” or “Oemsetup” is selected and click Open. 12 Verify that the path is correct in the Install From Disk dialog box and click OK. 13 Follow the on-screen instruction.

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    NSTALLING RINTER RIVERS 3 To delete a printer, select the check box next to the printer name and click Delete the Selected Printers. To delete all the installed printer drivers, select the Delete All Printer Drivers check box. 4 Click OK to delete the selected printer driver(s). 5 When you finish deleting printer drivers, click Exit and restart your computer.

  • Page 18: Printing Connections, Completing The Smb Printing Connection

    ETTING RINTING ONNECTIONS ETTING RINTING ONNECTIONS To print from Windows computers, you or the administrator must perform the following tasks if you want to set up a connection other than port 9100: • Set up network servers, if any. • Set up the Integrated Fiery Color Server to accept print jobs from your computer. •...

  • Page 19: Completing Standard Tcp/ip Port (raw Or Lpr) Printing Connections

    ETTING RINTING ONNECTIONS Completing Standard TCP/IP Port (Raw or LPR) printing connections After you install the PostScript and printer driver files, you can add or configure the setup for the Standard TCP/IP Port (Raw or LPR) connection as follows: • Prepare the Integrated Fiery Color Server to accept print jobs using Standard TCP/IP Port (Raw or LPR) protocols.

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    ETTING RINTING ONNECTIONS 4 To add a new port, click Add Port. To change the port settings, proceed to step 10. 5 Windows 2000/XP/Server2003: Select Standard TCP/IP Port from the list of Available port types and click New Port Type. Windows Vista: Double-click Standard TCP/IP Port from list.

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    ETTING RINTING ONNECTIONS 10 Click Configure Port on the Ports tab of the Properties dialog box. The Configure Standard TCP/IP Port Monitor dialog box appears. 11 To use LPD printing, select LPR in the Protocol area and LPR Byte Counting Enabled in the LPR Settings area.

  • Page 22: Completing Ipp Connections

    ETTING RINTING ONNECTIONS Completing IPP connections With Internet Printing Protocol (IPP), print jobs are sent to the Integrated Fiery Color Server over the Internet. Before you begin, perform the following tasks: • Make sure the Integrated Fiery Color Server is configured for TCP/IP printing and IPP printing.

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    ETTING RINTING ONNECTIONS The URL for the printer is not case-sensitive. 5 Click Next. The Connect to Printer dialog box appears. 6 Click OK. The Add Printer Wizard dialog box appears. 7 If you are installing the PostScript printer for the first time, follow the procedure “To install and complete the print connection for Windows”...

  • Page 24: C Onfiguring I Nstallable O Ptions, Configuring Installable Options Manually

    ONFIGURING NSTALLABLE PTIONS ONFIGURING NSTALLABLE PTIONS After you complete the printer driver installation, you must configure the Integrated Fiery Color Server for the options installed on the digital press to allow the Integrated Fiery Color Server to take advantage of the digital press options. Configure the options manually, or for TCP/IP network connections, use the Two-Way Communication feature to configure the options automatically.

  • Page 25: Configuring Installed Options And Updating Print Options Settings Automatically

    ONFIGURING NSTALLABLE PTIONS Configuring installed options and updating print options settings automatically If you enabled a TCP/IP network, you can automatically update your printer driver to reflect the options currently installed on the digital press. When the printer driver is first installed, the options reflect the default settings that were set up in Integrated Fiery Color Server Setup or ColorWise Pro Tools.

  • Page 26: Configuring The Connection For Job Monitor

    RINTING TILITIES RINTING TILITIES In addition to printing jobs from the Integrated Fiery Color Server printer driver, you can print jobs using the following utilities: • Job Monitor You can view information about the print jobs sent to the Integrated Fiery Color Server. Job Monitor is automatically installed when you choose the printer driver to install on your computer.

  • Page 27: E-mail Service

    RINTING TILITIES 6 Select the Monitor my print job option. When you send your first print job to the Integrated Fiery Color Server, Job Monitor opens a utility window and establishes a connection to the Integrated Fiery Color Server. If you have installed and configured printer drivers for more than one digital press, Job Monitor automatically establishes connections to all the Integrated Fiery Color Servers.

  • Page 28: Printing Using An E-mail Client

    RINTING TILITIES • Manage jobs using an e-mail application. You can manage your print jobs by submitting e-mail commands to the Integrated Fiery Color Server using e-mail. • Scan to E-mail. You can scan a document and send it to an e-mail address as an attachment or URL. For more information about Scan to E-mail, see Utilities.

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    RINTING TILITIES If your attachment exceeds the file size limitation set by your e-mail system administrator, the e-mail is not sent. 5 Optionally, you can type text in the body of the message. That text is printed with the file. HTML-formatted e-mail messages are not supported, and they might not print as they appear on the remote workstation.

  • Page 30: Managing Print Jobs With E-mail Commands

    RINTING TILITIES Managing print jobs with e-mail commands You can manage your print jobs by submitting commands to the Integrated Fiery Color Server using e-mail. You can cancel a job, check job status, and get help on a job. When you send a command, the Integrated Fiery Color Server returns an e-mail response.

  • Page 31: Printing From A Usb Device

    RINTING TILITIES Printing from a USB device You can print files on a USB device to the Integrated Fiery Color Server. To do so, save files to the USB device and download them directly to the Integrated Fiery Color Server. You can print files that originated on Windows computers.

  • Page 32: Ftp Printing

    RINTING TILITIES FTP printing If FTP Services are enabled on the Integrated Fiery Color Server, the Integrated Fiery Color Server is set up as an FTP server. You can send jobs to the Integrated Fiery Color Server using FTP printing. For more information about configuring FTP Services, see Configuration and Setup.

  • Page 33: P Rinting, Printing From Applications, Setting Options And Printing

    RINTING RINTING This chapter describes printing to the Integrated Fiery Color Server. You can print from a networked Windows computer or a computer using Windows (WINS) printing. You can also print to a file so that it can be printed at a remote location (see “Saving files to print at a remote location”...

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    RINTING O SET PRINT OPTIONS FOR A SPECIFIC INDOWS PRINT JOB USING THE CRIPT PRINTER DRIVER 1 Choose Print in your application. 2 Select the Integrated Fiery Color Server as your printer and click Properties. 3 Click the Fiery Printing tab. Presets (Job Templates), see Help Print Option icons...

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    RINTING 5 In the Expert Color Settings dialog box, click Update to display the current Integrated Fiery Color Server settings. If the Update button does not appear, make sure that the Two-Way Communication option is selected, as described in “Configuring installed options and updating print options settings automatically”...

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    RINTING 9 Type instructions to the operator about the job in the Instructions field. These instructions are displayed in Command WorkStation, but do not appear in the Job Log. These instructions can be edited by the operator. 10 Type a user name and password in the User Authentication area. The user name that you type in the User Authentication area can be your network domain\user name or a local user name.

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    RINTING With the E-mail Notification feature enabled in the printer driver as described in “To enable Two-Way Communication” on page 25, you receive an e-mail notification after your job is printed or when a printing error occurs. O SET DEFAULT PRINT OPTIONS FOR INDOWS PRINT JOBS USING THE CRIPT PRINTER DRIVER 1 Windows 2000: Click Start, choose Settings, and then choose Printers.

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    RINTING Adding and editing watermarks The Windows printer driver provides the watermarks feature. This feature allows you to select from a list of available watermarks; create new watermarks; edit text, font, font size, color, position, and orientation of the watermark; delete the currently selected watermark; and specify other settings.

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    RINTING 2 Select a watermark from the menu and click Edit. The Edit Watermark dialog box appears. Preview area 3 Specify Font and Size of the text in the Watermark Text area. 4 Specify an angle for the watermark text in the Angle area. Alternatively, you can click and hold one end of the watermark text in the preview area and drag it to the desired orientation.

  • Page 40: Using Presets

    RINTING Using presets Saving print option settings to your hard disk enables you to load specifically configured settings for a particular job as a preset. You can also share presets over a network, using the Import and Export features. O CREATE A PRESET 1 Windows 2000: Click Start, choose Settings, and then choose Printers.

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    RINTING 4 Under Preset, select a different preset. The preset is used until you select another one. When you access the Fiery Printing tab from an application’s Print dialog box and select a preset, the preset is used only for the current application session. If the preset you want is not displayed, but you previously backed it up to a disk (exported it), you can import it to use again.

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    RINTING 4 Under Preset, choose Save and manage list of Job Temp. The Job Templates dialog box appears. 5 Click a name to select the saved preset that you want to export or back up. 6 Click Export. 7 In the Export Job Templates dialog box, browse to select a folder in which to save the preset. 8 Enter a short file name for the exported preset and click Save.

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    RINTING 7 Select the preset file and click Open. 8 Click OK to close the Job Templates dialog box. When you import presets, they appear in the Preset menu under the preset name, not the file name. In the preceding examples, the file present.sav (file name) was imported, but it appears in the Preset menu as Presentation (preset name).

  • Page 44: Customizing The Basic Icon

    RINTING Customizing the Basic icon The Basic icon is on the Fiery Printing tab. You can customize it with the print options you use frequently. This saves time because you do not have to open all of the other print option icons if you only want to set the options in Basic.

  • Page 45: Retrieving Secure Print Jobs On The Digital Press Control Panel

    RINTING 4 Click the Basic icon and then click Customize. The Customize Basic View dialog box is displayed. The dialog box contains the shortcuts for print options. The print options that currently appear in Basic are listed under Current Shortcuts. 5 To add an option to Basic, select the desired option in the Available Shortcuts list and click Add.

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    RINTING 6 Type values for the other fields as needed and then send your job to the Integrated Fiery Color Server. 7 Click OK. 8 Click OK. O RETRIEVE A SECURE PRINT JOB 1 At the digital press control panel, press the All Services button. 2 Select Web Applications.

  • Page 47: Defining And Printing Custom Page Sizes, Custom Page Sizes For Windows Postscript Printer Driver

    RINTING Defining and printing custom page sizes With custom page sizes, you define the dimensions of a printed page. After you define a custom page size, you can use it from within an application without redefining it each time you print. When you create custom page sizes, specify Width dimensions to correspond with the shorter side of your job and specify Height dimensions to correspond with the longer side of your job.

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    RINTING O DEFINE A CUSTOM PAGE SIZE WITH THE INDOWS CRIPT PRINTER DRIVER 1 Windows 2000: Click Start, choose Settings, and then choose Printers. Windows XP: Click Start and choose Printers and Faxes. Windows Server 2003: Click Start, choose Control Panel, and then choose Printers and Faxes. Windows Vista: Click the Start button, choose Control Panel, and then double-click Printers.

  • Page 49: Custom Page Sizes For Windows Pcl Printer Driver

    RINTING 5 Specify options to define the custom page size. Specify the width and height of the print job. Custom Page Size Dimensions: Select a unit of measurement for the print job. Unit: 6 Click OK to close the Enter Custom Paper Size dialog box. 7 Click OK to close the Printing Preferences dialog box.

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    RINTING O DEFINE A CUSTOM PAGE SIZE WITH ALL INDOWS PRINTER DRIVERS 1 Click Start. 2 Windows 2000: Choose Settings and then Printers. Windows XP: Choose Printers and Faxes. Windows Server 2003: Choose Settings and then Printers and Faxes. Windows Vista: Choose Control Panel and then double-click Printers. 3 Right click the Integrated Fiery Color Server PCL icon and choose Printing Preferences.

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    RINTING O EDIT A CUSTOM PAGE SIZE WITH ALL INDOWS PRINTER DRIVERS 1 Click Start. 2 Windows 2000: Choose Settings and then Printers. Windows XP: Choose Printers and Faxes. Windows Server 2003: Choose Settings and then Printers and Faxes. Windows Vista: Choose Control Panel and then double-click Printers. 3 Right-click the Integrated Fiery Color Server PCL icon and choose Printing Preferences.

  • Page 52: Viewing The Digital Press Status

    RINTING Viewing the digital press status If you have enabled Two-Way Communication for your printer, you can monitor the status of the printer, including the levels of consumable materials, such as paper and toner. For more information, see Driver Help. For information about enabling Two-Way Communication, see “To enable Two-Way Communication”...

  • Page 53: Saving Files To Print At A Remote Location

    RINTING Saving files to print at a remote location If you do not have an Integrated Fiery Color Server onsite and are preparing files to take to a service bureau or other location, print the final files to the File port (as opposed to one of the local ports).

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    NDEX NDEX ColorWise print options 25 LPR connection 19 custom page size, see defining a custom page size, printing a custom page size Manage print jobs with e-mail commands 30 managing print jobs 30 default print options 37 defining a custom page size Notes field 35 all Windows PCL printer drivers 47, 49 Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista 47...

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    NDEX TCP/IP connection 19 watermarks Two-Way Communication 25, 35 adding and editing 38 WebTools Docs tab 33 USB device 31 Downloads tab 11 User Authentication 36 Windows IPP connection 22 LPR or Port 9100 connection 19 virtual printer printer driver, installing from User Software installing using Point and Print 15 DVD 12 setup 15...

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