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  • Extending/Enhancing XPP frills processing

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    • 3 Comments
    Frills processing has been a long time with us and it has been a very useful 'extension' to XPP. However there are a lot of limitations in the current implementations. If only we would have: Allow for multiple fg macros on the same line each triggering...
  • Access Named Number Registers (counters) from a frill block

    • Idea Delivered Partially on
    • 4 Comments
    In order to make named number registers as useful as normal number registers we need the possibility to read out the content of a named number registers from the frills (or other) stream. We would need both a macro (equivalent of the mr macro) and a xyPerl...
  • Add support for defining color using newer models in the XPP colorspec

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    • 7 Comments
    Historically, defining a spot color in XPP was a two step process of going to Pantone.com and looking up out the CMYK definition for a specific color in their Coated or Uncoated color books; and taking those CMYK values and plugging them into the...
  • Add new field to Job Ticket so we can stop composition from eating spaces

    • New on
    • 0 Comments
    Maybe you have fallen in the same very dangerous trap as I did recently. You have a div that is using xyPerl and some functions output text. All is fine. But all your last edit in the xyPerl file introduces a syntax error (easy enough to do) and you do...
  • Conditional display root handles in Pathfinder

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    • 2 Comments
    Hello, I would like the ability to selectively / conditionally display certain root handles in Pathfinder. My particular use case is that I have a number of items in development that should not be visible to users in production until they're moved...
  • Extend XPP REST / XPP Web Services to include ADVP node name in response header

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    • 0 Comments
    Hello, Could the http response header include the ADVP node name? The case for this is that it would be helpful to know which XPP node serviced a request. Thanks for considering this. - Thomas
  • Further customization of PC Override table rules - a request

    • Under Community Review on
    • 4 Comments
    The new (to me) functionality in the pc override spec allows me to define a custom width for the first column width. This is extremely useful for the type of work Toppan does, however as is always the case, two styles have come up in the last 2 weeks...
  • Set free our numeric keypad! - take 2

    • Under Community Review on
    • 4 Comments
    First of all: No I am not asking to change the current behavior . I am just asking to add the following selectable feature to the system: please add to the xyview.ini and sdedit.ini a setting that will re-enable the normal numeric keypad functionality...
  • Enable access to ALL system and frill variables

    • Idea Delivered Partially on
    • 15 Comments
    While there are pages and pages of system and frills variables, there are still many missing. When viewing the Status Window, there are many attributes and dimension values that are not accessible via the % or ! variables. E.g. !tbcypos - tabular...
  • Direct PDF debugging

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    • 0 Comments
    Direct PDF (using PDFLib) is playing a more and more important role in XPP. Some new features are only available through the use of Direct PDF. Direct PDF is the preferred future output method for XPP. It is great but not very friendly when you are confronted...