Step three: sheet fill
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The Fill Sheet command is then used to fill the blank sheet with designs from the job database. It tells the software where the list of box styles is stored, as well as other information, like the spacing between boxes, whether they can be rotated for better fit and so on … Fill sheet
Loading first job The command then checks the list of jobs in the database for the first job that will fit into the sheet and loads the correctly sized box design automatically.
The operator can choose to skip a box design and go to the next in the database list, or accept the design. They can also rotate the box for a better fit if required. When the design has been accepted by the operator, the next job in the database that fits in the available remaining space is found and inserted automatically. Next design onto sheet
Filled sheet This process is repeated until the sheet is full, or there are no more jobs available in the database. A complete sheet can be filled in a few seconds using this method, ready for cutting on the cutting machine …
As the software loads the box design, text from the database can be placed automatically onto the box (for example the book title, archive reference number and so on). To help the user easily identify a design, an overview identifying text can be shown on the box, this is for visual reference only and does not have to be plotted onto the box. Identify text
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