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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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Studio application changes in version 6.0

The Studio application has been updated for Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip 6.0+. The improved user-friendly interface provides button access to functions previously only available as menu items. The asset and templates area has been reorganised to a more compact size, allowing … Continue reading

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Printer Status Monitor

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip 6.0+ adds a Printer Status Monitor option to the Serendipity Client, allowing the QueueStatus module to display the current status, ink levels, warnings and error messages of a printer. Green, Orange and Red indicators show if the … Continue reading

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Archive (.sdb) Files – opening using Mac OS X Finder or Windows / Linux File Explorer

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress version 6.0+ adds the ability to open Serendipity Archive (.sdb) files using native operating system contextual (right-click) menus. Opening Archive (.sdb) files On any computer running the Serendipity Client, select a Serendipity Archive (.sdb) file, … Continue reading

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Submit files using Mac OS X Finder and Windows File Explorer

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress version 6.0+ include computer operating system integration, adding contextual (right-click) menu options for submitting files to the Serendipity Client. Submitting Files On any computer running the Serendipity Client, select one or more files, then right-click. … Continue reading

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How to Calcheck a Job (version 6.0+)

The following procedure details how to Calcheck (colour verify) a job by attaching a chart to the print, then measuring it via the Calcheck Job option in the contextual (right-click) menu of the QueueManager. Select the Jobticket to be used to … Continue reading

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Jobticket Calcheck Chart does not Print (version 6.0+)

A Calcheck Chart has been assigned to the Jobticket using the Print Calcheck option in the Colour Management tab of Jobticket… …but some jobs print without a Calcheck Chart at the bottom. Why? In most circumstances, the chart doesn’t print … Continue reading

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How To Calculate Size Correction (version 6.0+)

Size Correction may be used when dimensions of printed jobs do not precisely match the dimensions of submitted files. It is used to compensate for media/paper stretch or printer feed by increasing or decreasing the width and/or height of jobs … Continue reading

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Black Point Compensation (version 6.0+)

Users may periodically find that the dark areas of a photographic print appear murky and lacking shadow detail when compared to the digital source image. The Black Point Compensation feature is useful when printing images from large gamut sources such … Continue reading

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Serendipity product won’t run on Mac OS X 10.9.x Mavericks after an update

Serendipity Blackmagic / Megarip / Veripress users on Mac OS C 10.9.x Mavericks may encounter a problem running the software after performing an operating system and/or Serendipity software update. PROBLEM After performing either a Mac OS X 10.9.x software update … Continue reading

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