Go Back   MarcomCentral (PTI) and FusionPro User Communities > Software-Related Talk > FusionPro® VDP Creator

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old September 18th, 2014, 06:42 AM
wrenchmaster wrenchmaster is offline
Junior Community Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Posts: 44
Default Anyone using JLYT?

If you do, let me know, I have a few issues to describe.

Thanks
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old September 18th, 2014, 07:55 AM
ScottHillock ScottHillock is offline
Regular Contributor
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 94
Default Re: Anyone using JLYT?

I've tried jlyt. It does not seem to be an optimized jlyt like you would expect to be produced by HP SmartStream Designer. Instead it seems to be a PDF wrapped in a jlyt. And, will take just as long to RIP on the Indigo as a PDF would.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old September 18th, 2014, 08:29 AM
wrenchmaster wrenchmaster is offline
Junior Community Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Posts: 44
Default Re: Anyone using JLYT?

How can I get the straight scoop on this? Wouldn't the engineers be able to explain how they differ?
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old October 17th, 2014, 12:09 PM
brightfish brightfish is offline
Junior Community Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 23
Default Re: Anyone using JLYT?

Quote:
Originally Posted by wrenchmaster View Post
How can I get the straight scoop on this? Wouldn't the engineers be able to explain how they differ?

I'd be interested in getting some info on this as well.
__________________
-----
FusionPro VDP Creator 8.2.7
Running on Mac OS 10.8.5
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old October 17th, 2014, 01:27 PM
Dan Korn's Avatar
Dan Korn Dan Korn is offline
FusionPro Senior Engineer / Forum Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 4,640
Default Re: Anyone using JLYT?

I'm not sure what the question is. JLYT is a VDP-optimized format which combines elements of PDF and PostScript, and shares some features with HP's PPML format. The JLYT emitted by FusionPro may be different than the output from other engines, especially given that JLYT was created by HP and is their proprietary format, and their product could very well be able take advantage of features that are not available to us. And perhaps this is part of the tradeoff that comes with FusionPro's ability to create output in 12 different VDP formats to run all the major digital presses by multiple vendors (as well as emit JPG and HTML for online marketing campaigns), as opposed to a product like SmartStream Designer which is targeted for HP presses. But FusionPro's JLYT output is still valid.

Also, unlike almost all of those other 12 VDP output formats that FusionPro emits, JLYT is not based on a published specification. So if there's an issue with how a RIP consumes, say, PDF or PostScript or AFP or PPML output from FusionPro, we can consult the spec for that format and figure out whether we're doing something incompatible or the RIP is not handling something properly. Likewise, we could consult the spec to see whether there's something we can further optimize. But we don't have the ability to do this with JLYT. It's difficult to even find any information on JLYT, let alone a specification. (Wikipedia doesn't seem to even know that JLYT exists. Even on HP's site, there's not much to be found about it.) So while we would definitely consider enhancements to JLYT, it is a older, proprietary output format, and new standards-based formats like PDF/VT are the future, so we're more likely to focus our efforts there.

Whether JLYT takes more or less time to RIP than other output formats depends on many factors. You might try enabling the SNAP text option, which applies to both JLYT and HP PPML. You might also want to try PDF/VT.
__________________
Dan Korn
FusionPro Developer / JavaScript Guru / Forum Moderator
PTI Marketing Technologies | Printable | MarcomCentral
LinkedIn

I am a not a Support engineer, and this forum is not a substitute for Support. My participation on this forum is primarily as a fellow user (and a forum moderator). I am happy to provide help and answers to questions when I can; however, there is no guarantee that I, or anyone else on this forum, will be able to answer all questions or fix any problems. If I ask for files to clarify an issue, I might not be able to look at them personally. I am not able to answer private messages, emails, or phone calls unless they go through proper Support channels. Please direct any sales or pricing questions to your salesperson or inquiries@marcom.com.

Complex template-building questions, as well as all installation and font questions or problems, should be directed to FusionProSupport@marcom.com. Paid consulting work may be required to fulfill your template-building needs.

This is a publicly viewable forum. Please DO NOT post fonts, or other proprietary content, to this forum. Also, please DO NOT post any "live" data with real names, addresses, or any other personal, private, or confidential data.

Please include the specific versions of FusionPro, Acrobat, and your operating system in any problem reports or help requests. I recommend putting this information in your forum signature. Please also check your composition log (.msg) file for relevant error or warning messages.

Please post questions specific to the MarcomCentral Enterprise and Web-to-Print applications in the MarcomCentral forum. Click here to request access. Or contact your Business Relationship Manager (BRM/CPM) for assistance.

Please direct any questions specific to EFI's Digital StoreFront (DSF) to EFI support.

How To Ask Questions The Smart Way

The correct spellings are JavaScript, FusionPro, and MarcomCentral (each with two capital letters and no spaces). Acceptable abbreviations are JS, FP, and MC (or MCC). There is no "S" at the end of "Expression" or "Printable"! The name of the product is FusionPro, not "Fusion". "Java" is not is not the same as JavaScript.

Check out the JavaScript Guide and JavaScript Reference! FusionPro 8.0 and newer use JavaScript 1.7. Older versions use JavaScript 1.5.

return "KbwbTdsjqu!spdlt\"".replace(/./g,function(w){return String.fromCharCode(w.charCodeAt()-1)});
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:36 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
(c) 2011, PTI Marketing Technologies™, Inc.