This configurator converts any JSON string to an XML dataset.
TXT pickupappstore.enfocus.com/product/TXT_pickupMetadata is often available in text format, eg as text in a mail. The disadvantage is that this information is not structured and not browsable as it is the case for XML-formatted metadata.
This configurator converts any text file to an XML dataset and it offers methods for detecting key/value pairs so the resulting XML is nicely structured and becomes more easily browsable.
XML Magicappstore.enfocus.com/product/XML_MagicXML Magic allows the creation and update of XML and JDF files with help of a very intuitive control structure. The XML and JDF files can be a Switch job, a job's dataset or an external file.
Metrix Project Makerappstore.enfocus.com/product/Metrix_Project_makerMetrix Project maker allows the automated creation of EFI Metrix 2013 and 2015 compliant project MXML files, supporting all project specific settings known from the EFI Metrix software. The MXML files can then be either imported manually into a EFI Metrix product license or can further processed in Enfocus Switch with help of one the other available Metrix configurators.
Metrix Product Extractorappstore.enfocus.com/product/Metrix_Product_extractorMetrix Product extractor allows the extraction of EFI Metrix 2013 and 2015 compliant product MXMLs out of MXML files exported from EFI Metrix.
The extracted MXML files can be either re-injected into an automated ganging workflow or used for updating product specific information within MIS solutions or for removing resources (e.g. the PDF content files) of successfully processed products.
PDFPrinterappstore.enfocus.com/product/pdfPrinterPDFPrint will print a PDF file to a local or remote printer via the Windows print queue. Any printer installed on the Switch server can be used including non-PS/PDF printers. All pages or just a range of pages can be printed. Other options include selecting paper size and media type, duplexing and number of copies.
GS OSXPrintappstore.enfocus.com/product/OSXPrintGS OSXPrint prints a PDF or TXT file to a local installed printer on OS X. This can either be a locally attached or remote / network printer.
Metrix Product Makerappstore.enfocus.com/product/Metrix_Product_makerMetrix Product maker allows the automated creation of EFI Metrix 2013 and 2015 compliant product MXML files, supporting all product specific settings known from the EFI Metrix software. The MXML files can then be either imported manually into a EFI Metrix product license or can further processed in Enfocus Switch with help of one the other available Metrix configurators.
Metrix Automation Proappstore.enfocus.com/product/Metrix_Automation_ProMetrix Automation Pro modifies Efi Metrix 2013 and 2015 compliant project MXML files, by adding a command XML structure which is compliant to the optional Efi Metrix Automation Pro module. It then copies that MXML file into an Efi Metrix Automation Pro hotfolder setup and tracks the processing of that project within Efi Metrix.
ProofHQappstore.enfocus.com/product/proofHQProofHQ is an online proofing tool used by the top brands and agencies worldwide. It streamlines the review and approval of content and creative assets. This app can upload files and create new proofs for ProofHQ.
CSV Lookupappstore.enfocus.com/product/csvlookupCSV Lookup allows a CSV (comma separated values) file to be used as a simple database to help simplify Switch flows. Instead of having to install and configure a database server, design tables, populate with data and write SQL queries, you can simply use a spreadsheet exported to CSV format.
CSV Lookup supports up to 3 "compare" values and up to 4 "lookup" values. Compare values specify which columns in the CSV should be used to locate a matching row. Once a match has been found, CSV Lookup retrieves the values in the "lookup" columns and stores them in the job's private data. These values can be easily retrieved by other elements in your flow using Switch variables.
XMP Magicappstore.enfocus.com/product/XMP_MagicXMP Magic allows the creation and update of XMP metadata inside compliant file formats like PDF files, TIFF, JPEG or PNG images or native file formats like Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator.
XML Repeaterappstore.enfocus.com/product/XML_RepeaterXML Repeater allows the partition of XML files, which contain identically named nodes (at the same XML node level) into separate XML files. That way XML files containing metadata of multiple jobs can be handled inside Switch flows.
AWS S3 Uploadappstore.enfocus.com/product/ScheerS3UploadAWS S3 Upload provides an easy way to upload files directly from your Switch flow to an Amazon AWS S3 Bucket. You can use it for all kinds of operations on S3 buckets. You can use it to upload files to your suppliers, or for automated archiving purposes (upload files to a bucket, set a maximum lifecycle time for that bucket and files are automatically cleaned up after a certain time). It currently works with file-type jobs only, but you can easily upload folder-type jobs by putting a job dismantler in front of the element.
MetaTaggerappstore.enfocus.com/product/metaTaggerMetaTagger will allow you to create metadata tags and store values in "Private Data".
Private Data is a list of tag/value pairs of private script data to be stored in the internal job ticket.
StatsGathererappstore.enfocus.com/product/statsGathererStatsGatherer collects information about jobs as they move through your flows.
Add counters to track how many jobs have been processed at any point in a flow. Keep a log of when files were processed, what file types they were, page counts & sizes and more. You can even pull information from metadata, XML and databases using the Custom statistic type.
StatsGatherer creates a comma-separated (CSV) file that can be easily imported into any spreadsheet program for analysis.
List Lookupappstore.enfocus.com/product/List_LookupThis app will allow you to search for and return a value from a CSV data file. You specify the target column and value (i.e. the value to find in a specific column), and the tool returns the value from the "return" colum and writes in to private data.
GMG CoZoneappstore.enfocus.com/product/GMGCoZoneGMG CoZone Collaborate is a cloud based approval system that lets users collaborate on documents in real time. The intuitive user interface makes it easy to start reviewing and approving within minutes. With advanced annotation reporting and status tracking, you no longer have to rely on email chains and attachments to keep track of your client amends.
This app automates the creation of new online approvals with GMG CoZone, defining all approval parameters (user access, deadline, color settings, …), and which modules to use, Collaborate, Manage and Deliver.
AWS S3 Downloadappstore.enfocus.com/product/S3DownloadThis app uses the AWS CLI to watch an S3 bucket for new files. Once it finds a file, it downloads it and optionally removes the original from the S3 bucket. You also may choose to watch an entire S3 bucket or a sub-folder (key prefix) within one. The goal of this app is to be a drop-in replacement for the FTP receive element.
Send SMSappstore.enfocus.com/product/Send_smsSend SMS does just that, it sends out SMS text messages from Switch. Now with a selection of SMS providers. It is triggered by a job that passes the Send SMS app in the flow. You have to set up an account with one of the supported SMS providers to use this app. The service is world wide.
Send SMS can be used to notify customers about statuses on their job or for other purposes to make contact with customers. One useful application is to connect Send SMS to a flows Problem Folder to send messages to Switch Administrators that something needs attention on the server.
Send with Sprendappstore.enfocus.com/product/Send_with_sprendThis app lets you use the Sprend file sending service. The app uploads a job to the Sprend server where it will be stored until the receiver download the file. The Sprend-server will notify the receiver with an email containing a link for download.
If your job contains more than one file it is recommended that you assemble the job and compress it before it arrives at the Send with Sprend App. Otherwise the recipient will get one email for each file.
LFP PDF Slicerappstore.enfocus.com/product/LFPPDFslicerLFP PDF Slicer splits large pdfs into smaller slices or tiles that will fit on your large format printer. This is called tiling or paneling.
In the app properties, define the scale of the incoming pdf, the maximum width of your printer, the wanted overlap and bleed, the optional CutContour line width, and LFP PDF Slicer will split your file in as many slices as needed. All slices will have the same width.
You can also choose to rotate every 2 slices 180° so that slight differences in color between left and right edges of the print pass unnoticed.
Enfocus PitStop Server needed.
Data Preflightappstore.enfocus.com/product/DataPreflightPreflight spreadsheets within Switch with this utility. Data Preflight allows variable data and mailing operators to easily check the contents and constraints of a spreadsheet either before they start working on it, or validate their expectations after it has been worked on. It’s also excellent for those without data processing skills to understand the makeup of large and complex databases.
Variable Assertappstore.enfocus.com/product/VariableAssertThis app allows you to quickly verify assumptions of Switch variables before
processing. For example, if you have a metadata dataset or private data variables
which you’ll use to archive or inject a repository, having empty values where
you’re not expecting them could be problematic.
Handwriting.io Generatorappstore.enfocus.com/product/HandwritingIoGeneratorHandwriting is a great way to keep your customers' attention. Manual handwriting with a pen is costly and time-consuming. Eliminate the hassle of handwritten communications and save time and money with digital handwriting.
WeTransferappstore.enfocus.com/product/wetransferWeTransfer is a website for sending large files easily. Once a user has uploaded a file, WeTransfer sends out an email message to all of the recipients containing a link for downloading the file. This app locates the download links in the email message body and automatically downloads the file.
Make Thumbnailsappstore.enfocus.com/product/makeThumbnailsThis app will make thumbnails of your images, you set a size in pixels and set a resolution, optionally you can make a non-square image square and you can choose the color of the pixels that are added to make the image square. You can save the thumbnails or images in jpeg, png, gif or tiff formats.
You can also use this app for quick and simple image conversions, use the setting “Another format” and you can save a variation of image formats to jpeg, tiff, png or gif in the same size and resolution as the original file.
To ensure proper functionality, please be sure to read all documentation covering general usage and most importantly, the required installation of 3rd party apps.
Dummy Job Clockappstore.enfocus.com/product/DummyJobClockDummy Job Clock creates a tiny text file based on a user-defined interval. This can be used to trigger actions in elements like “Database connect”, “Execute command”, “HTTP request”, … at regular intervals.
Count Rowsappstore.enfocus.com/product/CountRowsCount Rows counts the number of lines in a text file and puts this information into private data. There is a property that determines if you want to count the empty lines in the file or not.
Job Repeaterappstore.enfocus.com/product/JobRepeaterJob Repeater duplicates a job a user-definable number of times. The duplicates can also be assembled into an output job folder.
Duplicating a job is for example useful when it is not possible to pass the information about the number of copies to be printed to a digital press. If a job has 2 pages and has to be printed 10 times, it can be duplicated 10 times into an output job folder and merged into 1 PDF. This PDF is then sent to the output device to be printed just once resulting in the correct number of copies.
Inject Liteappstore.enfocus.com/product/InjectLiteInject Lite can inject a job like the standard Inject Job element. It also allows to check if the job-to-be-injected exists and to collect information about the job-to-be-injected (number of files and size) without injecting. This allows to perform checks on the job-to-be-injected before actually doing so.
Find Images with Clipping Pathappstore.enfocus.com/product/findPathWith this app you can sort out images that have clipping paths embedded, files that don’t have a clipping path will go in another outgoing connection. Note that not all images support clipping paths, this app accepts only .jpg, .tif and .psd as file formats with clipping paths. Any other file type will go through the other connection.
GS Dropbox bundleappstore.enfocus.com/product/GSDropboxbundleGS Dropbox Upload:
Upload any file or folder to your Dropbox account. Folders will be zipped, creating a file that holds the folder name with the .zip extension (E.g. ‘My folder’ will be uploaded as zipped file ‘My folder.zip’). The zip file is then added to your Switch workflow.
GS Dropbox Upload creates a reusable dataset on the fly for use in your Switch workflow. The dataset will be saved as an XML file via a Log connection. In addition, GS Dropbox Upload can optionally create a Dropbox shared download link, which will be added to the dataset and XML file.
GS Dropbox Download:
Download any file from Dropbox into your Switch workflow. You can enter a filename to download manually, or get it from an XML file (E.g. from the GS Dropbox upload app), a dataset or script expression. To keep your Dropbox account clean, it is possible to remove the downloaded file automatically after download.
Excel to XMLappstore.enfocus.com/product/excel-to-xmlExcel to XML will let you submit an Excel file in the format .xlsx to a Switch flow where it will be converted to XML and/or metadata sets. It will accept Excel files with multiple sheets.
You have different options of output either as XML files or to pickup the Excel data and embed as a dataset in the same way as the element XML pickup works.
Portalsappstore.enfocus.com/product/PortalsPortals allows you to route jobs within Switch, without a direct connector. You can use this to better structure flows for readability, prevent crossing connectors and duplicate logic, and easily pass jobs between flows. Portals also makes sharing bundled flows much easier, as you don't need to relocate non-automanaged folders every time you import a flow on a new system. This bundle contains two apps: an incoming and an outgoing portal. Portals are multiplexed by channels (which you select in the script) so you can have multiple sets of portals within a single flow.
Hold Job Groupsappstore.enfocus.com/product/HoldJobGroupsHolds a group of jobs until the group is complete and sends them on at the same time without assembling them so the job properties and metadata do not get lost. When the group is not complete after a timeout period, the jobs are sent along the error connection.
Make XMLappstore.enfocus.com/product/makeXmlMake XML will let you create XML files from Switch variables of your selection. This is a simple way to make XML files for other uses in other systems outside of Switch.