When we click done after printer profiling, we reach the last window of the Calibration, a test workflow to verify the quality of the calibration using parameters and print files.
In the upper part of the window, the Workflow options can be used to define some initial parameters.
- Rendering Intent offers two methods: the default mode, which uses the Saturation mode which uses saturated colors and renders brighter colors, and the Perceptual mode which provides more realistic colors.
- Mirroring is usually used for transfer. In this window, you have the option of applying Full page mirroring, which will obviously change the whole page.
- Input defaults display a new window. By default, Input ICC profiles are not activated, as changing them may completely change the colors you will print. The same goes for Proofing. This consists of obtaining from our printer the results which would be obtained using another printing system. With Color adjustments, you can use Brightness/Contrast/Saturation filters to apply to each job document and its opened images.
- Full-page mirroring and Input defaults provide the same setting options given in the Printer Scheme Manager, in the Advanced tab.
NOTE: If you are going to use the Design orientation and mirroring options because if you have already selected Full page mirroring in the previous window, these buttons will now double the effect.
TIP: Full page mirroring and Input defaults provide the same setting options given in the Printer scheme manager, in the Advanced tap.
With the Test print option, you are able to choose a test image and check the profile and print quality. With the "+" button you will choose the file you need from your computer. Once selected, this will be included in the drop-down list. To test the image you like, just press the Print… button.
An empty area to include Comments belonging to the calibration is available. Those comments will be seen when you open the 'Advanced' tab of the Printer scheme manager.
The last step of the Calibration Wizard will be to 'Finish…' the calibration by clicking on this button. You will be prompted to give it a final name to complete the calibration. You have the possibility to group the schemes. All you need to do is to add "@" in the name, where the name should be split to use the information as a subgroup. Once the wizard is closed, your new calibration will automatically become available in the schemes list, in the Printer scheme manager in neoStampa. The Browse... button on the left will direct you to all your saved schemes. If no other roots have been expressly selected, the usual path is /neoStampa 10/Color/PRINTER NAME/SCHEME NAME. A shortcut to reach this folder is using the 'Browse…' button.
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