Preflight checks jobs submitted to the Hot Folder in the most common areas of error, thus reducing costly printing errors. Preflight is a feature of Fiery Graphic Arts Package, Premium Edition.
For a Preflight check, the Hot Folder must:
Be connected to a Fiery Server with Fiery Graphic Arts Package, Premium Edition, enabled.
Have Preflight enabled. (If the Hot Folder has Direct connection specified as the Job Action, Preflight is not available.)
Preflight performs a specified action based on settings you configure for a Hot Folder with Preflight enabled. Preflight checks for the following errors:
Fonts - Checks for missing fonts and Courier font substitution.
Spot Colors - Checks for missing spot colors. (You can add missing spot colors in Command WorkStation Spot Colors.)
Image Resolution - Checks for image resolution less than a specified value.
VDP Resources - Checks for missing VDP resources.
You can choose to check a specific number of records. Select this option to avoid a potentially long processing time for Preflight.
Hairlines - Checks for line thickness less than a specified value.
Overprint - Checks for overprint.
Preflight supports PostScript, PDF, EPS, PPML, and Creo VPS file formats. Preflight does not support TIFF and PCL file formats.