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Is there an easy way to get Ink Eater task to work with a stepped layout file in ArtPro that is exported to Normalized PDF?


  1. Create a Rectangle that will be used for the Ink Eater data. Do not fill with any ink.
  2. Open Layers window in ArtPro and name the rectangle object as Ink Eater.
  3. Export the file to Normalized PDF from ArtPro or from Automation Engine, select the file and choose the Export ArtPro to Normalized PDF ticket.
  4. Select the Normalized PDF file and choose the Add Ink Eaters ticket, choose the Fill Named Object option and enter the object name specified in step 2.
  5. The object is filled with the ink eater data.
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Applies to

Automation Engine all version

Last revised 
CW Number226634