Dynamic VDP for Illustrator allows you to easily create and work with Variable Data Printing jobs (VDP) on a digital printing press. Dynamic VDP for Illustrator is designed specifically for variable data printing in packaging applications such as labels and folding cartons.
First of all, the VDP master file (“template”) containing static and VDP objects, is created using the step by step user interface of Dynamic VDP for Illustrator to define the variable placeholder fields as text, barcodes or images.
Then, the master file is expanded to variable instances to be printed, by adding a database of the variable data. This expansion can be done
* The number of records that can be expanded at one time in Illustrator® may be limited due to memory restrictions of Illustrator®.
** Compatible with “HP SmartStream Labels and Packaging Print Server Powered by Esko” version 4.0 or later.
*** Compatible with Automation Engine 14 or later. Processor and Layout Modules for Automation Engine are required.