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5 Reasons to say no to pre-printed paper

Pre-printed stationery

PlanetPress was traditionally all about taking data from host systems and using the content to control the layout of the document: if the data contains “invoice”, then merge it with an invoice page, if it contains “credit note” then use a credit note page. When PlanetPress v7 was released it had a new featured called “document […]

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PrintShop Mail how-to: Selecting trays


Sometimes you just need a little trick to make your work day that much more enjoyable and this could be it. This trick is for you if you have multiple layouts and you need to switch between trays but do not think it’s fun. To simplify your task if your printer supports different paper trays, […]

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PlanetPress Connect: Designer


Erik van Heuvel is the mastermind behind Objectif Lune’s newest designer. Many people who have used both PrintShop Mail, PlanetPress, and maybe dabbled in PrintSoft knows that for each software, you would need to know a different designer. Albeit, each tool was intended for different audiences, it wasn’t the type of elegance Objectif Lune was […]

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PlanetPress Connect: What is a DataMapper?


It’s been a while since I contributed anything to this blog. Reason is, I’ve been busy working on OL’s next generation of products. If you haven’t heard yet, it’s called Connect, and it’s just plain awesome, if I do say so myself. Not that I wrote any of it, mind you. All I do is […]

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A solution for HTML is here at Objectif Lune


Uh-oh.  Here it comes.  I knew it was coming.  This lumbering monster.  It arrives through the door quietly but by golly is it in the room now, snarling, bristling fur and staring straight at me.  Normally I am fully armed with my PlanetPress armoury, any monster however big or small is normally vaporised, leaving customers […]

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It’s A (New) Kind Of Magic


Fifteen years ago, my eyesight was better, I had more energy and my desire to do miraculous things was at its peak. My early applications were definitely printer centric. That is to say, it was all about making printers do things that even the manufacturers didn’t know was possible. Words & phrases like “PostScript level […]

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PrintShop Mail how-to: Anchored Objects


PrintShop Mail was made for personalization. And because every mail piece is different, the structure of the piece would be too. But fixed content does exist.  That’s why I get this question pretty often: How can I make an item move up and down as the text changes? And the answer is anchored objects. These […]

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