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Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator November 6th, 2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 27,393
Posted By LeberMac
Thumbs up Re: 2D barcodes

Very helpful thread. Thanks, guys!

I attached a screengrab of my settings that generates the little 12x12 pixel 2D codes you'd use on match mailings for USPS mailpieces. I would typically set the...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator October 25th, 2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166,925
Posted By LeberMac
Re: "Use Local Fonts" in Acrobat - Font Issues

Sorry for the lateness of my reply, hadn't logged in for a while...

Have you tried the FusionPro --> Advanced --> Load Fonts --> Load All ?

I know that FusionPro doesn't play nice with font...
Forum: Microsites July 11th, 2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 22,005
Posted By LeberMac
Thumbs up Re: Pass form data from one page to another

Aha, with help from kregan, I remembered something that we'd done before to make the "passing of data" work properly when using a image button.

In the form, we created a hidden input such as:...
Forum: Microsites July 10th, 2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 22,005
Posted By LeberMac
Question Re: Pass form data from one page to another

Greetings, everyone! I have an odd problem with this script that I can't seem to get my head around.

I'm using this script as the basis for a pURL campaign that passes data from the "index.html"...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator February 10th, 2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 16,494
Posted By LeberMac
Re: Indesign CS3 plug-in for MAC and PC

I've used CrossFont (http://www.acutesystems.com/scrcf.htm)before, and it appears to function correctly.
Disclaimer: In no way do I endorse copyright infringement by duplicating fonts. In all...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator February 10th, 2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 16,494
Posted By LeberMac
Re: Indesign CS3 plug-in for MAC and PC

Jordan- you can insist that all your customers use Macs! (Haha.)

Really, I recommend esmith's method if you don't have the extra $500 in the budget. Works for me all the time - sometimes all we...
Forum: The JavaScript Library February 9th, 2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 38,165
Posted By LeberMac
Re: Need a little instructions on how to apply a rule

Hrm. I dunno. I defer to Sweet and Dan on this one.
I'm unsure as to where FusionPro picks up its date & time data.

Stupid question that I forgot to ask - you are using FusionPro Desktop, right?...
Forum: The JavaScript Library February 9th, 2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 38,165
Posted By LeberMac
Re: Need a little instructions on how to apply a rule

For testing: can't you just change the date in the Date & Time System Prefs (on OS X) or in the Date & Time control panel (On Windows) ?

(Just remember to change it back after testing...)
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator February 5th, 2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166,925
Posted By LeberMac
Arrow "Use Local Fonts" in Acrobat - Font Issues

I'd come across this issue a couple of times after installing FusionPro, and it caused me a good bit of trouble until I understood the problem.

Here is my problem: (screengrab)
...
Forum: Formatting Text February 4th, 2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 16,995
Posted By LeberMac
Arrow Re: Can't rotate variable text frame in FusionPro

Nope. I don't think there is a resolution. I don't think there WILL be one, either; I think the official fix is to ask you to upgrade to version 6.0 or to downgrade you to version 5.1.

I wasn't...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator February 3rd, 2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,652
Posted By LeberMac
Arrow Re: PPML Problems

:D Glad I could help.
I'm sure there's thousands of horror stories for prepress that have been caused by drop shadow & transparency issues in InDesign & Illustrator.

When in doubt, flatten...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator February 2nd, 2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,652
Posted By LeberMac
Re: PPML Problems

I'll guess you've got dropshadows over gradients in the artwork. Try flattening the art into a TIFF file so that the RIP isn't churning through PDF operations, I've had limited luck trying this when...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator February 2nd, 2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 37,385
Posted By LeberMac
Arrow Re: FusionPro - Mac vs Windows

We switched to a variable program that was resident on a Mac specifically because of font selection. There have been issues in the past when we'd get a newsletter in InDesign or Quark that used Mac...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator February 2nd, 2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,839
Posted By LeberMac
Re: Help with barcode Font!

I have issues with the barcode font not showing up correctly in the preview mode. It will show up fine in the text editor box, but when I close the text editor, fonts within the previewed variable...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator February 2nd, 2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,839
Posted By LeberMac
Re: Help with barcode Font!

I've had some issues with barcode fonts & Fusion Pro as well, there are some specific areas where FusionPro looks for fonts.
Alex has some hints for you here:
...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator January 30th, 2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 31,187
Posted By LeberMac
Re: How to compose a range of records?

WOW - thanks, Dan!

... I'm imagining Dan Korn with a headset mic like Vince from ShamWOW...
"We can't do this all day.. so if you call in the NEXT 20 minutes..." Hehe.

And, to answer Dan's...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator January 29th, 2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 32,033
Posted By LeberMac
Re: Data Character Issues

I've seen this happen as well, if you replace:
&
with...
&


It seems to work - It looks wrong in the preview, but, upon composing, it works correctly.
Did this using FusionPro 5.8, though....
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator January 29th, 2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 31,187
Posted By LeberMac
Re: How to compose a range of records?

Heh, thanks, Dave!

I suppose I could write a giant if...then loop for every time I have to create a repairs file, but in reality it will be easier to just edit the .csv data file that gets...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator January 28th, 2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 31,187
Posted By LeberMac
Arrow How to compose a range of records?

Let's say that, through the course of a normal variable-data newsletter operation, some of the newsletters get mangled in the tabber after another flawless print run out of FusionPro. Or they get...
Forum: FusionPro® VDP Creator January 28th, 2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,150
Posted By LeberMac
Re: Problems composing existing files

I know Acrobat 8.0 was kinda buggy, did you do all the free Adobe upgrades to get you to 8.1.3 or whatnot?
Forum: Formatting Text January 26th, 2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 16,995
Posted By LeberMac
Re: Can't rotate variable text frame in FusionPro

Wait, so there's a bug in 5.8 that doesn't allow you to rotate ANY boxes?
When will this be fixed?

I can't install version 6, my serial # is only good for version 5.

Will there be a fix so...
Forum: Formatting Text January 20th, 2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 16,995
Posted By LeberMac
Angry Can't rotate variable text frame in FusionPro

I have a variable text frame. I'd like to rotate it 90 degrees.

Clicking the rotation increment arrows in the textframe box - doesn't work.
Entering a value in the rotation box, then clicking out...
Forum: Getting Started January 8th, 2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 14,208
Posted By LeberMac
Re: Setting Up A Bulk Mail Job

How I setup my jobs:

Usually I set up the final "blank" artwork for any first-class or standard mail job without addresses in Quark or InDesign. I export a press-ready PDF with crops & bleeds,...
Forum: Fonts January 8th, 2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 28,809
Posted By LeberMac
Re: Fonts Not Appearing?

In my experience, FusionPro Desktop does not know when you've deactivated fonts using Font Explorer or Suitcase. The font will default if you preview it or compose, but you can still attempt to...
Forum: Fonts January 8th, 2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,163
Posted By LeberMac
Re: Fonts, Fonts are Driving me Crazy

I have problems with fonts loading with Font Explorer/Suitcase and FusionPro as well. It's as if FusionPro does not pay attention to which font resources are loaded at the time it runs - if your...
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