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Reference #: SPTV 4-104
Created: 00.00.00
Last Revised: 00.00.00

Retouch, Produce, Archive and Delete

Organize your post-sale workflow by learning how to link with your image editing software and how to use production orders.

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  1. Post-Sale Production
    1. Create production order to track order fulfillment
      1. Retouching
      2. Producing
      3. Sending to the lab
      4. Packaging
      5. Order pickup
    2. Track completion of the image workflow
      1. Image web upload
      2. Final image archive
      3. Image deletion
  2. Setup
    1. Set image editing software
    2. Select CD burning option
      1. Windows XP
      2. OR any CD burning tool that enables the CD for drag and drop
  3. Create a New Production Order
    1. Automatically
    2. Manually
      1. From invoice
      2. From digital workflow
    3. Advance session status
      1. Upload to web
      2. Archive images
  4. Retouch
    1. Hi-res image copied to retouched image folder
      1. Opened in Photoshop
      2. StudioPlus retouching window appears
  5. Produce
    1. Render or print in-house
    2. Send images to lab
      1. Select images
      2. Create CD/DVD or FTP to lab
      3. Images put in order number folder
      4. Include a purchase order PDF or XML file
      5. Advance the status
      6. Start export to send
  6. Archive
    1. Click the "Archive Images" button
      1. Select images
      2. Select multiple sessions to archive
      3. Create a CD/DVD or archive to folder
      4. Images archived in session folder
      5. Summary text file
      6. Advance the status
  7. Delete
    1. Delete image button
    2. Select images to delete
    3. Delete does not move images to recycling bin but permanently deletes them from the hard drive
    4. Advance session status to complete session

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