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GVD Best Practices Guide

By adopting these features and following the software tips in this Guide, organizations can mitigate the risk of errors and inaccuracies slipping through. These tips will help prevent potential misprints, recalls, compliance issues, legal disputes, delays in product launches, reputational damage, and financial losses.

Additionally, these tips will enable GVD users to save even more time in their day-to-day inspections, further optimizing their experience and allowing them to extract maximum value from the software.

Finally, and most importantly, by following the tips in this Guide, teams are effectively protecting end-consumers from potentially health-threatening errors.

Artwork Creation Guide manual
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Turn on
Difference Highlight

Use the “difference highlight” feature to highlight all differences, pixel-by-pixel, in a user-specified color, bringing the difference to the proofreader’s attention.

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Enable Nextimage

Use the “Nextimage auto-align” feature to use the edge of the sample as the point of reference to straighten the scan.

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Enable Nextimage
Manual Alignment

Use the “Nextimage manual alignment” feature when the sample does not have defined edges

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Turn off Layers
and Separations

By clicking on the “eye icon” for each layer or separation, you can turn that component of the file either on, or off.

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Best Practices

The “cropping feature” allows you to select and crop specific areas of the artwork to be inspected when the master and sample files have different layouts.

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Define Shape Layer
or Separation

The “Define Shape Layer or Separation” feature is mainly used to define the inspection area based on a layer or separation.

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Define Shape
by Region

The “Shape by region” feature is used to define the inspection of complex shapes when the option of using layers or separations is not possible.