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Streamlines and standardizes PDF
creation, print and publishing output and content correction workflows for
Adobe® InDesign®, Adobe® Illustrator®, Adobe® InCopy® and QuarkXPress®


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of leading PDF technology from axaio software GmbH.

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axaio - intelligent efficiency

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  • axaio plug-ins streamlines and standardizes PDF creation,
    print and publishing output and content correction workflows for
    Adobe® InDesign®, InCopy®, Illustrator® and QuarkXPress® environments.

  • Latest News
  • axaio MadeToPrint Standard, Auto and Server, MadeToTag and MadeForLayers
    are all compatible with Adobe Creative Cloud 2017.
    MadeToCompare is, as of now, compatible with Adobe InCopy Creative Cloud 2015.

  • axaio MadeToPrint supports QuarkXPress 2017.

  • axaio MadeToTag option: 'Optimize form fields'.
    Form fields generated in Adobe Acrobat can now be reused by MadeToTag within Adobe InDesign.
    Editing form fields with MadeToTag is now more comfortable, faster and thus more efficient.

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    axaio solutions are being used by publishing houses, advertisement agencies,
    prepress service providers, printers and packaging companies all over the world.

    They can seamlessly integrate into publishing systems such as
    vjoon K4, WoodWing Enterprise, Van Gennep PlanSystem4 or Quark Publishing System.

    Another topic axaio software is focusing on is the generation of accessible documents
    according to the new ISO standard PDF/UA (universal accessibility),
    a theme of growing importance in going forward.


    Related Datasheets/Brochures/Guides:
    All Products/Overview - Combo Flyer (pdf):
    - MadeToPrint, MadeToCompare, MadeForLayers, MadeToTag
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    Related Products:
    - axaio MadeToPrint
    - axaio MadeToCompare
    - axaio MadeForLayers
    - axaio MadeToTag


    Related Reference Cases
    MadeToPrint:
    • 2014 - Media Markt
      Germany's and Europe's Number One consumer electronics retailer.
      The company currently has over 800 stores in 14 countries around the globe.
      For the production of its promotional materials the company uses axaio MadeToPrint.

    • 2014 - Hornbach
      Founded in 1877, this independent family-run company operates 148 large mega stores
      with garden centers in nine European countries and is satisfied MadeToPrint user.

    • 2013 - Stadium AB
      Sweden’s largest sports chain with more than 140 stores in Sweden, Denmark and Finland.
      Production/Supply of sales collaterals and promotion material for sports stores.

    • 2013 - Lego
      The LEGO Group is a privately held, family-owned company with headquarters in Billund, Denmark.
      Based on the iconic LEGO® brick, it is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials.

    • 2013 - Motorrad AB, Sweden (partly owned by Egmont)
      "Motorrad - Europe's largest bike magazine now in Sweden".

    • 2012 - Ringier AG
      Swiss media company operating more than 120 newspapers and magazines worldwide,
      as well as running printing plants, several radio and TV stations and
      over 80 web and mobile platforms.
      Fully automation of high resolution print data (PDF/X-3 standard) - (pdf)

    • 2009 - TUI
      TUI Germany GmbH is the German market leader in tourism.
      For their catalog production, TUI Germany has been counting on MadeToPrint for years:
      “MadeToPrint is the ideal complement for the delivery of files to our production system for print production.
      Our MadeToPrint jobs ensure high reliability and short processing times.
      Especially in the field of our catalog production we appreciate these benefits.”
      says Hendrik Bender, Consultant Media Technology.

    • 2008 - Aste Helsinki
      Builders of innovative media communications providing comprehensive digital and print communication
      as well as marketing solutions for various types of organizations, publishers and brands.
      Aste Helsinki help enterprises to process and share content in the right way and in the right place:
      books, magazines, online, brochures, social media, tablets, phones.
      MadeToPrint helps Aste Helsinki to publish its materials with the highest quality and efficiency.

    • 2006 - Axel Springer SE
      One of the largest digital publishing houses in Europe,
      with numerous multimedia news brands, such as BILD, WELT, and FAKT.
      Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, the company (with nearly 14,000 employees)
      is active in more than 40 countries with subsidiaries, joint ventures, and licenses.


    MadeToTag:


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axaio MadeToPrint
Intelligent Printing and Exporting


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    axaio MadeToPrint is the intelligent print, publishing and export solution for
    publishers, printers, creative agencies and for the package printing,
    for output standardization, optimization and automation from within
    Adobe® InDesign®, Illustrator®, InCopy® and QuarkXPress®.


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    The main objective of all versions of MadeToPrint is to standardize output processes so
    that all different components needed for production are created according to the right
    specifications, in the right locations and with a predefined standard naming convention.
    This reduces errors and lead-times and as a result increases rentability of production.


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    MadeToPrint enriches Adobe® InDesign®, Illustrator®, InCopy® and QuarkXPress®
    with numerous professional output and conversion features,
    including batch processing and hotfolder operation.
    Optionally, MadeToPrint can be used in conjunction with editorial systems.


    Streamlined multi-channel output and quality verification
    axaio MadeToPrint allows fully automated print and export from
    the design document to one or more output targets.
    This means that the same document can be exported to different
    PDF versions, EPub and XML.
    The automation process is based on an integrated hot folder support.

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    Especially for Adobe InDesign document types that contain a large amount of
    InDesign master page objects, the "MadeToPrint Export to PDF" process
    is highly accelerated, fastening the print production significantly.
    In particular, customers with high-volume data-processing will benefit
    from this as they can export larger amounts of documents in less time.

    Quality verification is one of the most important steps in any publishing workflow.
    The earlier sophisticated quality checkups in the creative workflow is performed,
    the easier it is to correct mistakes saving time and costs.
    Quality verification with MadeToPrint vastly enhances the reliability of PDF
    generation and print output processes as well as export to different file formats;
    among them EPUB.


    Overall advantages:
    • processes big data volumes in a shorter time
    • saves costs while avoiding mistakes through a standardized workflow
    • minimizes repetitive tasks and the number of keystrokes
    • no repetitive control of settings saves time and secures the workflow
    • guarantees best output results through different quality checks
    • enhanced workflow through a centralized output administration
    • short time to Return-on-Investment (ROI)



axaio MadeToPrint - Three versions

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    axaio MadeToPrint Standard
    Plug-in for Adobe InDesign, Illustrator or InCopy and an XTension for QuarkXPress
    allowing manual, one-click, print and export from design documents
    to one or more output targets.

    axaio MadeToPrint Auto
    Makes all functionality from MadeToPrint Standard available in a
    fully automated way using integrated hot folder support.

    axaio MadeToPrint Server
    axaio MadeToPrint Server is based on Adobe InDesign Server and
    automates printing and output processes in order to produce
    cost-effectively and at the highest quality level.
    Can be configured remotely and guarantees higher reliability,
    stability and performance of all output workflows in Adobe
    InDesign-based environments.

    In particular, the multi-instance version of InDesign Server in combination with
    MadeToPrint Server enables parallel processing of a variety of MadeToPrint jobs
    by distributing them to the various instances, saving a lot of time and thus costs,
    especially in high-volume document production. On top of that, automatic document
    load balancing maximizes computer power and avoids idle times in production.

    Adobe InDesign CC 2017 Server software delivers a robust and scalable engine that
    leverages the design, layout, and typographical capabilities of InDesign CC to
    programmatically create engaging automated documents.

    MadeToPrint InDesign CC 2017 Server can be configured remotely and
    guarantees higher reliability, stability and performance of all output
    workflows in InDesign-based environments.

    MadeToPrint Auto and Server seamlessly integrates into any workflow.
    Specific integrations have been made (via connectors that are included)
    with vjoon K4, WoodWing Enterprise, Van Gennep PlanSystem4 and
    Quark Publishing System editorial systems, and automation platforms
    such as Laidback Solutions FileTrain and Enfocus Switch.
    A configurator for Enfocus Switch enables an easy configuration of the entire workflow.



Fields of Application for axaio MadeToPrint in
Adobe® InDesign®/InCopy®/Illustrator® or QuarkXPress® Environments

    For Publishers:
    Publishing environments that use Adobe® InDesign®/InCopy®/Illustrator® or QuarkXPress®
    as their publishing program simply need top efficiency in terms of production procedures.

    Typically, several teams simultaneously work on a large number of documents.
    Against the deadlines!
    Today they still run into output flaws, misprints, issues with layers, etc…
    even with leading layout and publishing tools.

    • MadeToPrint Auto and MadeToPrint Server solve current issues by automating,
      extending, enhancing, and streamlining printing and output processes.
      Predefined jobsets in MadeToPrint provide identical output from every file
      for increased efficiency, as well as considerable time and cost savings.

      Any publisher looking to standardize output in order to decrease
      cost and errors should have a look at MadeToPrint.

    For Printers:
    For conventional or digital full service printers, the production processes leading
    to the final printed document need to be as efficient and reliable as possible.
    Especially when handling specialized documents in multiple languages and versions.

    • MadeToPrint is the ideal gate keeper and offers streamlined and
      faultless production with standardized file naming, adding info bars,
      handling language layers and finally providing a fully imposed ready to print file.
      Needless to say that this adds a tremendous efficiency increase,
      and considerable time and cost savings.

    For Creative Agencies:
    Inside agencies creative and production teams often struggle with insufficient or
    unfriendly document output procedures inside industry leading publishing tools.

    • MadeToPrint relieves designers for all technicalities of preparing files for print.
      It solves output flaws, misprints, issues with layers, etc. by extending,
      enhancing, checking and streamlining all output processes.

    For Packaging Design and Prepress Teams:
    Today, Adobe Illustrator remains the tool of choice for the creation of packaging designs.
    At the same time, PDF is gaining popularity as the file format of choice
    for file exchange and review.

    • With MadeToPrint for Adobe Illustrator, axaio software provides a solution
      to automate PDF output from Illustrator with all the advantages such as
      cost savings and reduced errors.

      For packaging design and pre-press teams, MadeToPrint is the perfect tool to
      automate the creation of different packaging versions, standardize file naming
      and increase output consistency.
      Once an output specification is set up in a MadeToPrint JobSet all files
      processed with that JobSet will consistently fit the same specification.

      MadeToPrint for Adobe Illustrator also allows you to extract all kinds of versions
      from the same master file, for example different language versions,
      low resolution for customer approval, a technical specification version
      for making the die cuts and more.

      Packaging designers and pre-press professionals are now able to create
      PDF files from Adobe Illustrator, without having to worry whether complex
      layer structures are correctly handled, or whether naming conventions and
      other production specifications are set correctly.

    For Production:
    • Production managers can create output jobsets once, making them available to all users,
      to get identical output from every workstation with one mouse click.




How to get standardized and quality-assured output using axaio MadeToPrint

MadeToPrint integrates with Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InCopy, QuarkXPress
and provides very precise and flexible standardized output control from these applications.

    Standardized how?
    • create an “Output setting”
    • use that output setting to generate output from InDesign, QuarkXPress,…
    • each output setting generates exactly one type of output

      Output Setting:
        Allows setting up:
        • preflight checks and updates to perform
          before starting the output process
        • requested file format
        • options for that file format
        • where and with which name output should go
        • pre- and post-processing scripts

      Output Set:
      • contains multiple output settings
      • use an output set to generate standardized
        output for all output settings it contains
      • then, one keyboard click generates many different types of output

      Output settings and output sets only need to be created once
      • Can be exported and shared with others
Output Settings
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    Automation with axaio MadeToPrint


    Integration of axaio MadeToPrint into workflows



    Key Features:
    • Hot folders can be assigned different priorities
      (axaio MadeToPrint Auto and Server).
    • Combining multiple output steps and executing them simultaneously.
    • Rule-based definition of file and folder names.
    • Saving output in predefined target paths/folders.
    • Target different output channels in parallel.
    • Easy export and import of saved jobs.
    • Many image smoothing options when Adobe InDesign jobs are
      exported to PNG or TIFF image.
    • Single page output from a multi page document.
    • Advanced PDF check and fixes using callas pdfToolbox technology:
      • Reliable PDF verification during export.
      • Configurable PDF profiles (according to own requirements)
        for export of "tailor-made" PDF files.
    • Individual and flexible layer processing.
      • While processing books an option allows separate export of layers
        (axaio MadeToPrint Auto and Server).
    • Info bars on printouts and in PostScript based files.
    • Flexible control of export parameters.
    • MadeToPrint Auto and Server integrates seamlessly with automation
      solutions such as Laidback Solutions FileTrain and Enfocus Switch.
    • Support for tokens; variables that allow flexible output settings.
    • Three automation versions available:
    • MadeForLayers - Efficient Layer Organization - Part of MadeToPrint:
    axaio software MadeForLayers included in MadeToPrint - Picture
    Optional Publishing System Connection:
    • vjoon K4, WoodWing Enterprise, Van Gennep PlanSystem, Quark Publishing System.
    • Keeps publication components up-to-date.
    • Checks out layouts unattended.
    • Updates contents right before output.
    • Checks layout back-up into editorial system database.

    Product Benefits:
    • Standardized output = safety/control.
    • Error minimization = time and cost saving.



Hot Folders Priorities Settings
(axaio MadeToPrint Auto and Server)

    • Allow defining different hot folders to automatically produce
      output from Adobe InDesign jobs dropped into those hot folders.
    • Hot folders can be assigned different priorities which determine
      the order in which folders are scanned and jobs are processed by MadeToPrint.
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      This allows setting up prioritized workflows;
      hot folder setups to generate files to be archived can for example be given
      a lower priority than hot folder setups related to urgent production work.



Image smoothing options when Adobe InDesign jobs
are exported to PNG or TIFF images

    • Image smoothing options when Adobe InDesign jobs are exported
      to PNG or TIFF images; making such images more usable especially
      when produced as thumbnails or preview images.
axaio software MadeToPrint - Image Export Smoothing Settings - Picture
      In workflows where layers and layer views are used,
      export of specific layer views by name is supported to increase flexibility.



Tokens - Support for variables that allow flexible output settings
    • The purpose of MadeToPrint is to reduce errors and lead-times
      and as a result increase rentability of production.

      An important part of this process are tokens.
      Tokens are variables that allow output settings in MadeToPrint
      to be more flexible and to incorporate various pieces of metadata,
      ranging from dates and times, over automatically increasing
      numbers to information from editorial systems.

      Tokens are available for many aspects of output settings.
      They can be used to determine where files will be saved,
      how their name will be created and more.
      MadeToPrint contains built-in help to work with tokens and
      allows predefined token lists for recurring needs.

      Four important new tokens have recently beed added to provide information regarding
      • the number of files generated by an export setting,
      • the sequence in that output, and
      • the first and last spread number of the currently exported file.
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Managing job configurations
    • News: Managing job configurations

      MadeToPrint now comes with a configuration manager, which optimizes
      the handling of different and complex customer or project configurations.
      Each MadeToPrint configuration can be setup with all jobs
      and job sets for a particular client, magazine, project etc.
      Switching between configurations is easy and quick and configurations
      can be exported and imported so that all settings for a particular project
      are easily transferred from one system to another.
      On top of that, MadeToPrint now also allows searching jobs and job sets.
      Because the search system filters not only on name but on all properties of
      a job or job set, it’s an incredibly powerful way to find specific jobs or
      job sets in a large configuration.
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MadeToPrint Export Formats
    • News: Exporting InDesign Files

      MadeToPrint specializes in taking InDesign files and exporting them to various output formats.
      What is less known is that MadeToPrint is also able to open IDML files and process those.
      MadeToPrint can now also use native InDesign as output file format.
      E.g. IDML files that need to be converted to INDD format,
      can now simply be dropped into a MadeToPrint hot folder
      and MadeToPrint will save proper InDesign files.
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    • News: InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

      MadeToPrint will undertake the tasks necessary to automatically receive
      native Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop layout documents
      and export them into PDF.
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      Advantages at a glance for users;
      • Automated PDF export from Adobe InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop files.
      • Automated native file preflight in MadeToPrint before generating the PDF.
      • Time savings for more efficiency and enhanced usability.

    • News: Interactive PDF!

      An often requested export format has been added: the interactive PDF.
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      This gives users two possibilities;
      to either export their Adobe InDesign document
      • as a print PDF, or
      • as an interactive PDF, which can be integrated into websites, tablets,
        mailings, etc. making the content much more vivid and allowing
        interactivity with the reader/viewer.
        All interactive elements that are created in the Adobe InDesign document,
        like for example 'buttons', 'forms', etc. are preserved in the interactive PDF.



Processing native files
    • News: Processing native files

      The automated versions of MadeToPrint
      (MadeToPrint Auto for InDesign and MadeToPrint Server for InDesign Server)
      are now capable of automatically picking up images, Photoshop and
      Illustrator files from hot folders.
      These files are placed in a newly created InDesign document and from there
      exported according to the settings of the specific job or job set.
      For such native files MadeToPrint provides a completely automatic conversion to
      PDF, image, PostScript or any other file format supported by MadeToPrint.
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Details
axaio MadeToPrint comes in several flavours
for specific needs and automation requirements


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axaio MadeToPrint - Standard vs Auto vs Server
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    MadeToPrint Standard - One-Click Manual Export and Print
      Product Information
    • Plug-in for publishing applications:
      Adobe® InDesign®, Illustrator® or InCopy® and an XTension for QuarkXPress®.
    • Allows manual, one-click, print and export from your
      design document to one or more output targets.
    • Can be run via Adobe InDesign keyboard shortcuts offering
      faster handling and maximum efficiency to the user.

      Fields of Application
    • Printers.
    • Creative agencies.
    • Packaging design teams.
    • Prepress teams.
    • Production teams.

      Platform
    • Adobe® InDesign®.
    • Adobe® InCopy®.
    • Adobe® Illustrator®.
    • QuarkXpress®.



    MadeToPrint Auto - Hot folder Automation at its Best
      Product Information
    • Makes all functionality from MadeToPrint Standard available in a fully automated way.
    • Integrated hot folder support.
    • Includes connectors for:
    • Can be integrated with automation systems such as
      Laidback Solutions FileTrain and Enfocus Switch.

      Fields of Application
    • Publishing environments using
      Adobe® InDesign® / InCopy® / Illustrator® or QuarkXPress® as publishing program
    • Conventional or digital full service printers
    • Creative and production teams
    • For packaging design and prepress teams

      Platform
    • Adobe® InDesign®
    • Adobe InCopy®.
    • Adobe® Illustrator®
    • QuarkXpress®



    MadeToPrint Server - True Server Processing with Adobe InDesign Server®
      Product Information
    • Server-based application wherever high-speed, high-volume output is of the essence.
    • Includes a restricted version of Adobe® InDesign® Server.
    • Can be configured remotely.
    • Guarantees higher reliability, stability and performance
      of all output workflows in InDesign-based environments.
    • Option to import and change MadeToPrint configurations.
    • When using a time limited/subscription license
      the MadeToPrint Server UI now shows the remaining time.
    • Post process scripts are executed, even if there was a preflight error.
    • Many options in the page range feature, e.g. sections.
    • Includes connectors for:
    • Can be integrated with automation systems such as
      Laidback Solutions FileTrain and Enfocus Switch.

      Fields of Application
    • Publishing environments using Adobe® InDesign® as publishing program.
    • Conventional or digital full service printers.
    • Creative and production teams.

      Platform
    • Adobe® InDesign® Server.
    • vjoon K4.
    • WoodWing Enterprise.
    • Van Gennep PlanSystem4.



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axaio MadeToPrint - Datasheets/Brochures/User Manuals

axaio MadeToPrint for WoodWing Enterprise Publishing System

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    MadeToPrint Auto/Server for WoodWing Enterprise is an intelligent
    printing and exporting add-on for Adobe InDesign allowing powerful
    output workflows for multichannel publishing.

    With MadeToPrint for Enterprise, publishers can continue to optimize their
    processes and publish more efficiently, whether producing newspapers,
    magazines, sales and marketing material, annual reports or books.

    MadeToPrint Auto and Server for Adobe Creative Cloud (CC)
    are compatible with WoodWing Enterprise 9.

    Fully integrated in their multi-channel publishing system,
    reliable and effective output procedures are guaranteed.
    Based on meta data information MadeToPrint jobs can be processed
    status-based directly from within the WoodWing publishing system
    - automatically 24/7.
    Users will receive a confirmation for the successful export execution or
    an error message, without having to leave Adobe InDesign.

    WoodWing Enterprise and MadeToPrint complement each other
    perfectly in the automation and standardization, one of the most
    fundamental aspects of the production workflow: the edition.


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axaio MadeToCompare
Bulletproof Change and Version Management for Adobe® InCopy®

    When several editors simultaneously work on a large number of texts and articles,
    they need to constantly track and visualize revisions, changes and corrections.

    axaio MadeToCompare provides an ideal change and version control tool,
    for publishers, editorial teams and agencies working with Adobe InCopy.

    The plugin to Adobe InCopy detects and visualizes even the minutest
    differences between two document versions and is used;
    e.g. for a reliable creation of business and annual reports.



Fields of Application for axaio MadeToCompare in Adobe InCopy Environments
    For Publishers:
    Publishing environments that use Adobe InCopy as their editing and writing
    program simply need professional modification and version tracking solutions.

    Typically, teams of several editors simultaneously work on a
    large number of texts and articles. Against the deadlines!
    They definitely need to constantly track and visualize revisions,
    changes and corrections in view of overall content quality,
    document layout efficiency, collaboration with internal and
    external players, compliance with editorial guidelines and
    possible legal liabilities.

    • MadeToCompare takes care of this and is the ideal text
      modification checker and document version tracker
      for users of Adobe InCopy.

    For Copywriting Teams:
    MadeToCompare is the perfect tool for copywriting teams
    to track versions and verify text content correctness.

    • This allows all internal and external players in the content production chain
      to maintain the necessary accuracy throughout their writing projects.

      The use of MadeToCompare simplifies document production for
      multiple media applications in multiple language versions,
      improves efficient editorial collaboration, reduces human errors,
      and facilitates adherence to customer’s corporate brand requirements.

    For Business Reports:
    • With MadeToCompare for Adobe InCopy, differences are easily
      detected between last year's numbers and company information
      compared to those of he current year.

      Thanks to a clear listing, all important company data can be
      checked with regards to accuracy and necessary information
      will not get lost.

    For Full Service Printers:
    For full service printers, the production chain from creation of
    words and images down to the final printed document needs to
    be as efficient as possible.
    Especially with text heavy and/or highly specialized documents
    in multiple languages and versions, requiring external
    copywriters’ assistance.

    • MadeToCompare is the perfect tool to track versions
      and verify text content correctness.
      This allows all players in the content production chain to
      maintain the necessary accuracy throughout the writing
      part of printing projects.

      The use of MadeToCompare simplifies document production
      for multiple media applications in multiple language versions,
      and reduces human errors.



    KeyFeatures:
    • Detects changed, removed or inserted words and paragraphs.
    • Controls deleted and added spaces, line breaks, parting lines and
      sentences and paragraphs that have been moved.
    • Displays all differences in a dynamically generated and configurable HTML document.
    • Writes and saves test results in a text file.
    • Directly links locations in the compare result page to the correct locations in the master text.
    • Works in all Adobe InCopy modes as proof sheets, text sections, layouts.

    Integration with Publishing Systems:
    • vjoon K4, WoodWing Enterprise.
    • Lists editorial differences.
    • Controls different versions of an article.

    Product Benefits:
    • Delivers huge time savings by automatically
      detecting differences and version changes.
    • Increase of safetey through accuracy and quality.
    • Cost reduction through time savings and error minimization during text.
    • Easy and reliable handling.
    • Streamlines the collaboration between the different players as
      e.g. team members, freelancers and customers.

    System Requirements:

axaio MadeToCompare - Datasheets/Brochures

axaio MadeToCompare for WoodWing Enterprise Publishing System

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    axaio MadeToCompare can connect to WoodWing Enterprise.
    With MadeToCompare, different article versions can be
    compared directly from within Woodwing’s publishing system.

    MadeToCompare conveniently visualizes even the slightest differences
    between Adobe InCopy document versions making it easier and
    quicker to find, edit and correct text passages and individual words.
    It offers a high level of accuracy, peace-of-mind and
    considerable savings of time and cost.

    Especially the integration possibility of MadeToCompare with WoodWing Enterprise
    confirms its optimal usage in the field of editorial environments.
    When working simultaneously with several editors on a large
    number of texts and articles, it is important to constantly track
    and visualize revisions, changes and corrections.
    This is very time-consuming and might be subject to human errors.

    axaio’s MadeToCompare automatically detects, locates, visualizes and
    links text elements that differ from one version to another.


Related Product Ordering Numbers / Price Information
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axaio MadeForLayers
Efficient Layer Organization with
Adobe® InDesign® and Adobe® Illustrator®

    Creation and editing of complex documents for the packaging
    industry and other purposes requires efficient design tools.
    Tools that can manage layer-heavy documents and multiple technical versions.

    axaio MadeForLayers is a plugin for Adobe® InDesign® and Adobe® Illustrator®,
    that helps streamlining and simplifying the creation and
    editing of complex documents, based on layer views.

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    Different layers can be combined into layer views
    (i.e. logical combinations of layers that make handling
    layers efficient and dependable) showing different language
    or regional variants of a document with a single mouse-click.
    MadeForLayers saves design time and reduces human errors
    while working with layer-heavy documents.



Fields of Application for axaio MadeForLayers in
Adobe® InDesign® and Adobe® Illustrator® Environments



Language layers in MadeForLayers
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    For Multilingual production:
    Use layer views to organize your multilingual documents.
    • By grouping all layers for a specific language into a layer view,
      switching between layers literally takes only one click, hugely reducing
      the chance on error and minimizing confusion while editing.

      With the output finesse of axaio MadeToPrint one can then
      easily create either one master PDF file containing all
      language variants, or one PDF file for each language.

    For Regional Publications:
    In region-specific publications such as sales brochures, catalogues, etc.
    parts of the content are typically customized for different
    regions or target groups.
    • Creating layer views with MadeForLayers allows
      organizing these different regional editions.
      This can be done for existing documents or a template
      can be created to streamline editing of all future production.

      In combination with axaio MadeToPrint one can easily save
      separate files for each regional edition afterwards.

Layer Views in Packaging
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    For Packaging Service Providers:
    In a typical packaging workflow many stakeholders must review,
    comment and approve different versions of a design.
    Generating and keeping track of all of these versions can
    prove to be a logistical nightmare.
    • Organizing the source document in Adobe Illustrator or InDesign
      with the proper technical, marketing and legal layer views makes
      it easy to generate a single PDF file.
      With axaio MadeToPrint you can print layouts or export PDF files
      using specific layer views predesigned in axaio MadeForLayers.
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    KeyFeatures:
    • Group layers into layer views to streamline different working methods:
      • Working with multiple language versions.
      • Working with regional variants of ads or editorial contents.
      • Working with complex packaging documents
        containing design and technical layers.
    • Create, edit or delete layer views.
    • User-friendly and intuitive layer palette for efficient layer handling.
    • Save layer view combinations and import them into existing documents.
    • Add metadata to layers to enable workflow automation based on
      standardized metadata rather than layer names.
    • Set a specific layer view as the default document view to determine
      which layers will be visible initially when the document is opened.
    • Create a new layer view from the currently visible layers.

    Product Benefits:
    • Quicker document editing.
    • Standardized document creation processing.
    • Focused working and therby efficient.
    • No accidential layer mix-up.
    • Available as part of MadeToPrint, for an error-free document version export.

    System Requirements:

axaio MadeForLayers - Datasheets/Brochures

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axaio MadeToTag
Making Content Accessible - from within Adobe InDesign

    Makes Adobe® InDesign® PDF documents accessible for all
    according to the ISO Standard PDF/UA.

    axaio MadeToTag is a plugin for Adobe® InDesign®, to properly prepare
    InDesign documents for export as accessible PDF documents according
    to the ISO Standard PDF/UA ("universally accessible PDF"),
    which contains all important criteria for accessible PDFs,
    and to PDF/A-2a for long-term archiving.

    The PDFs created with MadeToTag are also compliant with the requirements of
    the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2) which were translated
    into rules for accessible PDFs.

    Increases productivity effectively
    With MadeToTag customers, faced with the request to deliver accessible PDFs,
    get a practical and solid tool, helping not to get lost in the complex
    acessibility processing procedures.

    While it is possible to export to a tagged PDF using Adobe InDesign’s built-in features,
    MadeToTag dramatically increases the productivity for users creating universally
    accessible tagged PDFs (PDF/UA format) from their Adobe InDesign documents.

    Time-consuming problems with the PDF export feature of Adobe InDesign
    are solved in the background by MadeToTag - without any user effort.

    MadeToTag saves an enormous amount of time, helps avoiding errors,
    eliminates tedious manual post-processing in Adobe Acrobat,
    and delivers high-quality results.

    MadeToTag provides its own tagged PDF export mechanism.
    The MadeToTag tagged PDF export carries out several extra steps
    not otherwise available in Adobe InDesign.
    Furthermore it fixes a number of critical bugs which are crucial
    for generation of an accessible PDF document.

    New Feature: Reduce structure to predefined types
    This option in Task 1 of MadeToTag, makes it so that the tags in the PDF file
    are no longer named based on the user-defined paragraph styles
    (and then mapped to P, H1 etc. using the role map),
    but instead exclusively use the pre-defined types, i.e. P, H1 and so on.

    New Feature: Support for Layout Table
    axaio has extended the Table feature in MadeToTag.
    The new version supports 'Layout Tables' in Task 6 of MadeToTag.
    From now on, one can define a table as a layout table only,
    to avoid that it will be tagged wrongly as a real data table.

    Layout tables are sometimes used by designers for design purposes only.
    MadeToTag makes sure that the layout table will be tagged correctly,
    i.e. not as data table in the PDF structure, so that PDF/UA compatibility is guaranteed.

    New Feature: Support for Footnote Linking
    When one reads a text that contains footnotes,
    it can be hard to find the corresponding footnote at the end of the text
    – especially if one uses a high zoom factor.
    MadeToTag simplifies this task by linking the footnote reference
    with the footnote and vice versa - see Task 7 of MadeToTag.
    When one clicks on the linked footnote reference in the text,
    MadeToTag will automatically go to the corresponding footnote
    in the footer and back to the right position in the text.
    Time-consuming searching for footnotes are avoided and
    and one can immediately read on in the text immediately.

    When axaio MadeToTag Shines
    Some functions such as complex tables (multi-columns and multi-rows),
    anchored frames, or automatically generated tables of contents
    - for entire Adobe InDesign books too -
    only become possible thanks to axaio MadeToTag.
Tagging of Complex Tables
Typical use case where native Adobe Indesign fails is tagging of complex tables
(tables with multi-column headers and multi-row headers)
Click on the images below
axaio MadeToTag - Complex PDF document - Untagged Complex Table - Multi-Columns and Multi-Rows - Picture
It is not possible to tag above table in native Adobe InDesign.
In theory it could be tagged in Adobe Acrobat,
but it would take many, many hours at least.

Using the axaio MadeToTag plugin to Adobe InDesign
it only took a few minutes to correctly tag the same table,
as evidenced by pictures below:

axaio MadeToTag - Correctly Tagged Tables in Complex PDF Document - Headers Spanning over Multi-Columns and Multi-Rows - Picture 1
Content cell (green) linked to both corresponding
row header (yellow) and column header (yellow).


axaio MadeToTag - Correctly Tagged Complex Tables in PDF Document - Headers Spanning over Multi-Columns and Multi-Rows - Picture 2
Column content cells (blue) linked to both corresponding
column header (green) and top multi-column header (yellow).


    Extends and enhances Adobe InDesign’s basic capabilities
    PDF files can not only define the visual appearance of pages in a
    document, but can also be enhanced by so-called ‘tags’ that
    define a semantic structure for the page content.

    Content that has been organized into articles can be exported to
    tagged PDF very easily. In addition to organizing the content
    into articles, it is also necessary to assign standard tag types
    to paragraph style sheets, to add alternate text to images.

    MadeToTag extends and enhances Adobe InDesign’s basic capabilities
    to structure content for export to a tagged PDF and takes advantage of
    the "Articles" panel and makes it possible to use it in a much easier,
    much faster and more reliable way.

    MadeToTag provides intuitive controls and practical overview while working.
    Instead of tedious manual dragging and dropping, MadeToTag allows you
    to easily structure your Adobe InDesign files via shortcuts.

    The manual revision step with Adobe Acrobat can be skipped,
    tags no longer need to be revised in Adobe Acrobat.
    This leads to time saving as well as improved and more reliable
    navigation within the document in favor of reading software,
    for example.

    Correctly tagged table of contents (TOC) with axaio MadeToTag.
    MadeToTag correctly tags the table of contents of a document during PDF export.
    Adobe InDesign by itself defines the paragraph format for the table of contents
    of a document, but (unfortunately) InDesign inserts incorrect tags in the tagging tree.
    This is corrected by MadeToTag which correctly exports the table of contents.

    Support for PDF archival format - PDF/A-2a.
    axaio MadeToTag was developed to support workflows where tagged and
    accessible PDF documents need to be created from Adobe InDesign.
    Much of the importance of tagging and structuring however also exists
    for workflows where long-term archiving of PDF documents is important.
    MadeToTag now adds this scenario by allowing the user to during
    PDF export choose between
    • PDF/UA-1 (accessible PDF) or
    • PDF/UA-1 & PDF/A-2a (PDF for longterm archiving with tagged content)
    In the case of choosing PDF/UA-1 & PDF/A-2a as export file,
    the exported file will be a "PDF/UA-1 + PDF/A-2a" file.

    Practical user guide on how to easily tag PDF documents
    with MadeToTag in Adobe Indesign.

    The MadeToTag User Interface (UI) is based on a 7 step guide
    which leads you safely and intuitively through the tasks to generate
    the tagged PDF file without missing any important step.



Tagged PDF - Makes Content Accessible for All
    Properly tagged PDFs are essential and a prerequisite for accessibility
    so that screen reader devices for visually impaired people or
    reading software for users with learning disabilities can
    provide rich access to a PDF’s content.
    Tagged PDFs also enable screen reader software programs to offer
    easy navigation and accessible presentation of content in PDF files.

    callas pdfGoHTML - Example of a PDF document that completely lacks structure tagging. It is not accessible for the intended audience:
    Click on the image
    Example of a PDF document that completely lacks structure tagging.
    Thus not accessible for the intended audience: "Individuals with disabilities"

    An accessible PDF is also a mobile-friendly PDF.
    Mobile PDF readers increasingly include the capability to reflow,
    so that the document adjusts to various screen sizes.
    A PDF must be properly tagged to reflow reliably.
    So besides that tagged documents are accessible to assistive
    technology users, PDF accessibility is vitally important for the
    huge and rapidly growing number of mobile device users.

    callas pdfGoHTML Structured Tags View English- Picture
    Click on the image
    Example of a well tagged PDF document and its structure tags

    On top of that,
    PDF tags are also an effective method to improve
    the company’s Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
    The tags in the PDF file follow concepts similar to those found in HTML.
    Properly used tags place websites higher in the search engine rankings.
    Even automated text extraction from PDF documents is easier
    with well-tagged documents.

    Who should care?
    Properly tagged PDF files re very important for public administrations and enterprises.
    Legal requirements for accessibility to digital information for all in the society
    (see the Swedish Discrimination Law, the German BGG, BITV and EU mandate 376)
    impose that the public sector offers all digital content
    - webpages as well as PDF documents - in an accessible form.

    But also media service providers, advertising/communication agencies,
    insurances agencies, representatives of associations and institutions as well as
    students and lecturers at colleges and universities increasingly consider it
    their duty to have their written materials available as accessible documents
    - Nothing is simpler than that with axaio MadeToTag in Adobe InDesign.

    axaio MadeToTag is the leading tool for simple, fast and reliable tagging
    in Adobe InDesign of document content to make it accessible to all.



Optimized form fields

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axaio MadeToTag Option: Optimize Form Fields

    Optimize form fields with MadeToTag
    • MadeToTag now supports form fields editing
      - extending MadeToTag with another valuable feature for creating accessible documents.

    • Form fields generated in Adobe Acrobat can now be reused by MadeToTag.

    • With the new MadeToTag feature 'Optimize form fields' different form field properties,
      that have been generated in Adobe Acrobat once, can be reused with MadeToTag.

    • MadeToTag makes it possible to choose a form template PDF including
      form field properties, such as font type, color, validation scripts, interactive data...,
      which will be taken over in the exported PDF.
      These templates can be used for future projects again
      by recalling them in the MadeToTag panel.


    • Shortage in Adobe InDesign for form fields editing now fixed by MadeToTag.
    • Adobe Acrobat provides broader options for the design of form fields than
      Adobe InDesign, previously resulting in the fact that each exported file
      from Adobe InDesign had to be edited in Adobe Acrobat first.

      Issues with form creation in Adobe InDesign:
      • limited control over form fields
        • very few options for form field appearance (e.g. font types)
        • intelligence (JavaScript, calculation, input validation scripts, etc.)

      • creation of advanced forms from within InDesign virtually impossible
        • requires tedious manual post-processing in Adobe Acrobat
        • each change requires same manual procedure over and over again
        • highly error prone
        • quality assurance very time intensive

      • various bugs in InDesign
        • e.g. when using fields anchored in text frames or in table cells


    • Creating forms in Adobe InDesign using axaio MadeToTag:
    • Now directly from MadeToTag within InDesign with full control over form fields
      • text formatting (font type, color)
      • max numer of characters, comb feature
      • formatting of dates, ZIP codes, phone numbers, etc.
      • intelligence (JavaScript, calculation, input validation scripts, etc.)
      • and more...

      The principle:
      • Phase 1 - Setup (once for each form field)
        • create form in InDesign
        • export to interactive PDF
        • adjust PDF form in Acrobat as needed
          (e.g. adding calculation, validation, formatting,...)
        • configure/save this enhanced PDF file as a template for
          MadeToTag in your template folder

      • Phase 2 - Working in InDesign
        • edit form in InDesign in any number of ways
        • export to PDF using MadeToTag,
          using above mentioned enhanced template
        • the connector mechanism between InDesign and
          the enhanced PDF form are the names of the form fields

      Benefit:
      The time-consuming and repetitive tasks in Adobe Acrobat become obsolete.
      Editing documents and form fields with MadeToTag is more comfortable,
      faster and thus more efficient.



    KeyFeatures:
    Intuitive visual tools and lots of keyboard shortcuts to:
    • Define export tags for document styles.
    • Structure content using articles.
    • Practical color highlight check and review of the export tags.
    • Correct tagging of lists, tables, links, tables of content and form fields.
    • Use Structure Preview to intuitively and quickly check tagging quality.
    • Edit/add alternate texts for images, graphic descriptions and document metadata.
    • Allocation of languages used in the document for an enhanced language output.
    • Easy tagging of complex tables by table rows and columns.
    • Reliable processing of tags included in anchored frames, e.g. titles and lists.
    • Check export tags with colored preview.
    • Repair features for common problems as incorrectly defined lists, empty paragraphs, etc.
    • Check for insufficient color contrast.
    • Comfortable handling of interactive form fields.
    • Tagging preview based on callas pdfGoHTML for a quick tagging quality check.
    • Control of language settings for paragraph, character styles and local formatings.
    • Control of document metadata.
    • Optimization of 'anchored frames' for export of tagged PDFs
    • Export of complete Adobe InDesign books as tagged PDF
    • Reliable and intuitive user interface flow.
    • Keyboard shortcuts for quickest operation.
    • Export optimized tagged PDF using callas pdfToolbox technology.
    • Optimization of form fields.
    • Export into tagged PDF based on the ISO standards:
      • PDF/UA (accessible PDF) and
      • PDF/A-2a (optional; PDF for long-term archiving with tagged content)

    Product Benefits:
    • Extends the power of Adobe® InDesign® CS5.5 until Adobe® InDesign® CC 2017).
    • Accurate, fast and easy generation of tagged PDF/UA.
      Makes it very easy to make any Adobe InDesign file ready for accessibility.
    • Observance of PDF/UA relevant document elements for accessible PDF generation.
    • Create accessible documents in only 7 steps.
    • Reliable results through built-in control checks.
    • Reliable and comprehensive structuring and tagging of different content;
      such as headers, text, lists, etc.
    • Allows reliable and comprehensive tagging of contents in a short amount of time.
    • Problem locator identifies and automatically fixes problems usually
      encountered within Adobe InDesign such as incorrect hyphens,
      misplaced hard returns or incorrectly formatted lists.
    • Locates images that don't have an alternative text,
      which is required for creating accessible PDFs.
      Missing alternative texts can be added within seconds.
    • Color highlighting feature prevents missing or mis-tagged content.
    • Tagging structure preview for better control.
    • Optimized and intuitive user interface enables fast processing.
    • Note! No rework in Adobe Acrobat needed.
    • Certainty, to be prepared for upcoming, or already in place,
      official regulations on the availability of accessible documents:
      • Optimal support for legal requirements for physically impaired
        people and for accessibility in the information technology
        (such as described in the German BGG, BITV and EU mandate 376).
    • Improves your company’s Search Engine Optimization.

    System Requirements:
    • Adobe® InDesign® CS6-CC 2017.
    • For macOS and Windows.
    • MadeToTag is available in English, German, French,
      Danish, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish.


axaio MadeToTag features tagged PDF in only 7 simple steps!
    axaio MadeToTag helps tagging InDesign files in a user-friendly,
    logically structured and intuitive way. Includes a very handy list of
    shortcuts for quick and easy tagging, problem locators to avoid
    mistakes and previews of collected or not collected articles for
    a better overview increase the operator's productivity.

    Graphical user-interface allows step-by-step guidance for creating
    a universally accessible tagged PDF file (PDF/UA format).
    This new user-friendly concept offers a better overview of the necessary
    tasks and provides a higher level of control and security.

    axaio MadeToTag makes it easy to specify the intended content reading order
    which in turn dramatically shapes the reader's experience of the designed content.

    Provides support and visual feedback to tag assignment of semantic,
    reading order, alternative text for images and graphics, language settings,
    advanced table tagging, and metadata.

    Directly export to PDF/UA-1 format, or PDF/UA-1 & PDF/A-2a format.
    Saves time and provides increased reliability and efficiency.
    In the case of choosing PDF/UA-1 & PDF/A-2a as export file (Task 7. below),
    the exported file will be a "PDF/UA-1 + PDF/A-2a" file,
    the PDF/A-2a file is PDF/UA compatible too.
    In only 7 steps (tasks) tagged PDF files can be created with
    axaio MadeToTag from within Adobe® InDesign®:
    • Task 1. Define and review the export tags for paragraph styles.
    • Task 2. Structure content into articles and review reading order.
    • Task 3. Provide and proofread alternate text for images and graphics.
    • Task 4. Review and adjust document metadata.
    • Task 5. Review and adjust language settings.
    • Task 6. Structure table content.
    • Task 7. Create/Export a tagged PDF file for
      universal accessibility and/or long-time archiving.
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After having exported the PDFdocument from axaio MadeToTag
it is recommended to review the tagging structure in the exported
PDF document with the free plug-in callas pdfGoHTML.


axaio MadeToTag
Step-by-Step-Guide
Tag PDF in 7 Simple Steps from within Adobe InDesign


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Free plug-in to Adobe® Acrobat®.
Shows the Tagging Structure of PDF Files.
Supports the ISO PDF/UA standard for universally accessible PDF documents.




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