Editable Products Module

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The editable products module enables the customer to edit an existing product online before ordering, or in some cases to build a new editable product online themselves.

These functions are frequently used for products such as…

  • Business cards
  • Marketing flyers and mailers
  • Simple brochures
  • Envelopes
  • Sell sheets

Once the order is placed the print on demand software sends a print ready PDF file with the order to the eStore administrator.

There are two ways to create an editable product…

Using a design package the user can create a finished product and designate the fields on the product which are to be editable in the system by making them PDF form fields. The PDF file is loaded into the print on demand software system which recognizes the PDF form fields and creates editable fields from these. Colors, fonts and styles are all recognized from the PDF. This method is good for designers who are familiar with their design package as it enables them to do much of the set up in an existing design package before uploading to the eStore.

The second method is through loading a background PDF file which provides the size and format of the product. This file may have design or text on it such as logos or data that will never be edited. Editable fields are then added in the eStore on top of the background file for single lines of text, paragraphs and images. This method enables just as much detail and editing as the first method but the editing and full product creation takes place in the eStore software.

Features include…

  • Crop Marks – Products can have crop marks showing on screen or hidden from the end customer
  • Fonts – can be uploaded into the system and used in specific editable fields
  • Text Styles – can be created including indents, tracking, justification, and capitalization
  • Color Styles – Color styles can be created for CMYK or Spot Colors
  • Images – Images can be uploaded from the systems gallery, the user’s gallery or the user’s hard drive
  • Drop Down Menus – Products can have drop down selections for fields such as addresses and custom drop fields can be created and applied to the product
  • Locking – Editable fields can be locked in position or enabled to be moved by the customer when editing/designing their product
  • Labels – can be created and attached to fields such as a P: in front of a phone number. Labels can be automatically removed by the system if no data is inserted into the main field the label is attached to
  • Movement Options – Fields can be configured to move up, down or sideways when other fields in line with them are not used. This enables layouts on business cards to be highly configurable
  • Grouping – Fields can be grouped together to enable the position of one field to be adjusted based on the length of the text in another field
  • Image Manipulation – Images can be edited by the customer when editing/designing the product. Images can be cropped, rotated, resized and adjusted with an advanced editing tool. When images are edited in the product the user can at any time return back to the original image if they wish to start editing again

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Features for product resellers & wholesalers buying from third party vendors, decorating and warehousing

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The easy to use Hexicom Print MIS systems software is designed to work for sheet printers, digital signage and large format, promotional products, warehouse and logistics, and print management and brokers. So, you can rest assured that our industry leading MIS software has all your businesses needs covered, with plenty of opportunity to grow with you as your business expands!

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Our flexible click charge settings enable you to set costs for colour or black and white printing, single or double sided print, as we all as accommodating set up costs and minimum run charges.

In addition to the print costs all prepress and finishing costs can be created and added to the quotes or jobs using our highly flexible and easy to use additional cost functions.

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Offset print estimating requires accurate costing to ensure all elements of the process are correctly included in your quote or job. Our offset print estimating software module enables you to create as many offset presses in the system as you wish with each having its own unique cost settings. The offset press is charged on a time basis with the Print MIS software calculating the time the job will take to be printed based on the length of the print run and the weight of the paper being used. This speed and paper weight calculation is set by you to suit the way you normally run your press, and each press has its own unique settings to ensure you can price the jobs exactly as you want.

The costing for printing plates, plate make ready time, inks, and ink wash up are all set up with your specific costs providing a highly flexible solution that enables you to truly price the offset print jobs the way you want to.

In addition to the print costs all prepress and finishing costs can be created and added to the quotes or jobs using our highly flexible and easy to use additional cost functions.

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The large format Print MIS software custom quoting process includes the costs for the substrates, ink, machine time, and finishing costs. You can also add costs for design, finishing, delivery, and installation.

For quick quoting of standard repeat items you can create products in the system and use these in your quotes and jobs. A standard product can be an item such as a banner stand or a perhaps a substrate such as a window vinyl where you can select the quantity and also enter the dimensions to get a price based on a square meter/foot.

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Products can be set up in the catalogue either through manual entry or through imports from an Excel file. Imported products can include images, prices, decoration and set up costs, product specifications, and if you combine the warehouse management module even product stock levels.

Many of our product and apparel resellers also use our eStore online ordering and web2print software add on module which enables your customers to order products and apparel online. The customer can select the necessary decoration, view the stock levels if you are using the warehouse module, and place the order online. Once the order is placed your team can progress it through the production process either sending a purchase order to your supplier to buy the product or by drawing stock from your warehouse. Invoices can be created at any point in the workflow and can be sent to your online accounting software through the internet.

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The Hexicom Print MIS system enables print brokers and print managers to source the best market prices for their jobs from multiple vendors. The system has an easy-to-use quote request process that enables you to build an online quote request and send it to your suppliers who can click on a weblink and provide their price online directly into the Print MIS system. Alternatively, the vendor can email you a quote and your staff can enter it into the Print MIS system themselves.

The print broker software has a price comparison table where you can add your markup as well as price for delivery if applicable. From this screen you can select which prices to use for each quantity and you can then create an estimate or quote to your customer using these marked up prices.

When your customer gives you the go ahead you create a job from the quote in the Print MIS system and also create a purchase order which you send from the system to your supplier instructing them to produce the job. This is all done with a few mouse clicks as the details already exist in the quote so there is no duplication of data entry.

At any point in the process you can create an invoice in the system and email that to your customer for payment. If you use a cloud accounting software such as Xero or Quick Books Online you can then send your purchase order and invoice data through the internet to your accounts system, completing the workflow.

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