Category Archives: Serendipity Client

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Assign Pagesize – Render Effect

Serendipity Blackmagic 7.0.01 introduced the Assign Pagesize render effect to Jobticket. The effect assigns any jobs submitted using the Jobticket to an output page size based on nearest – less than or equal to – fit according to its dimensions. Output … Continue reading

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Serendipity Client on Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra

Problem: Users attempting update an existing stand-alone Serendipity Client (or Serendipity C5 Client) on Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra will find the Check for Updates option is missing from Client > Help menu. Previously, the stand-alone Serendipity Client has been an … Continue reading

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Publishing a Pagesetup via IPP on Mac OS X

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress Pagesetups can be published as Mac OS X system printer destinations to allow jobs to be easily submitted via the Print option of third party software or design packages. Jobs printed to a published … Continue reading

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Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-2000 / PRO-4000 Driver Setup

Canon’s imagePROGRAF PRO-2000 / PRO-4000 (PRO-520 / PRO-540) printers store driver settings, paper type and print mode information internally. Before Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip can use the printer drivers, this media configuration data needs to be collected from the printer. … Continue reading

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Paper Profile – Ink Separation Control

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip 6.0.01 includes an improvement to Ink Separation Control in Paper Profiles, allowing greater control over the influence of light and standard inks across printer process ink channels. Separation Control tab The Separation Control tab displays graph … Continue reading

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Calcheck History

A Calcheck History feature was added to the Calcheck application in Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip version 6.0.01 When enabled, all Job and Media Calcheck results are stored in an internal database. The function enables a History button used to view previous … Continue reading

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Touch Console – Mac OS X settings

Serendipity Blackmagic / Veripress users wishing to use the Touch Console application and touch screen on a Mac OS X platform will need to configure the operating system desktop environment. After installing and calibrating the touch screen and setting it’s … Continue reading

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Serendipity Updater – Additional Software downloads

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress (6.0+) features enhanced Serendipity Updater functionality and the ability to download software components and printer screening / HTM drivers directly from Serendipity Software. The first time the Blackmagic/Megarip/Veripress server is run, it runs a … Continue reading

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Job Comments

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress 6.0+ adds the ability to add Comments to jobs in the QueueManager as a reference for users. A Comment is added by selecting the job, then choosing the Comment… option from the contextual (right-click) menu, … Continue reading

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Client and Server Backup / Restore

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress 6.0+ include Client and Server Backup/Restore functions in addition to standard database backup. The Serendipity Client and Server applications are able to be completely backed-up via Help menu options. Used in conjunction with the … Continue reading

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