K4 Overview

At a Glance

Everything Under Control. All the Time. Everywhere.

When it comes to managing the production effort, you're on the safe side with vjoon K4®. A password-protected Web interface displays high-resolution previews of InDesign layouts, searchable by query or issue, complete with color cues that signal where they are in the workflow. Keep an eye on your entire production process and react immediately if you need to intervene. So it's perfect for Supervisors, project managers or the head of production who want to keep track of where things stand.

K4 Overview Advanced is an extended version of K4 Overview and contains a number of additional features.

Highlights

K4 Overview

  • Monitor your entire production in a browser without using Adobe InDesign.
  • Use any of the view modes at any time to switch between different representations of the pages (e.g. Spread, Thumbnail, Thumbnail with details).
  • In any view mode, use the display options to influence the visibility of pages (e.g. hide empty spreads, variants).

K4 Overview Advanced

  • Monitor your entire production in a browser without using Adobe InDesign.
  • Use any of the view modes at any time to switch between different representations of the pages (e.g. Spread, Thumbnail, Thumbnail with details, DPS Articles, Flip Pages).
  • In any view mode, use the display options to influence the visibility of pages (e.g. hide empty spreads, variants).
  • Accept tasks for layouts, articles and text objects directly.
  • Post comments on a layout page and communicate in real-time (K4 Sticky Notes).
  • Determine costs per page (K4 Cost Tags).
  • Display layout pages updated with the most current object and article versions they contain, even if the layout designer has not updated the layout yet.

K4 Sticky Notes

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Exchange Comments
in Real-Time

Using K4 Sticky Notes, you can place notes on layouts and exchange messages with other users. You may use K4 Layout in Adobe InDesign, K4 Edit in Adobe InCopy and K4 Overview Advanced to add sticky notes to a layout page, share your comments with other users and reply to other user‘s comments.

Highlights

  • Post sticky notes on layouts and articles to comment and suggest corrections.
  • Collaborate in real-time just like a chat.
  • Use sticky notes across several clients.
  • Every entry is marked with a time stamp and the user name.
  • A sticky note can have an unlimited number of entries.

K4 Cost Tags

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Determine Costs per Page and Control Your Budget

K4 Cost Tags enable you to calculate and display the costs of a page based on the number of characters and per embedded object. The value represents the total amount of costs associated with the layout and is shown within the tool-tip text of the respective layout. K4 Cost Tags are available in K4 Overview Advanced only.

Highlights

  • Be always up up to date about the total amount of costs associated with the layout.
  • Calculate automatically on the basis of character count, or as fix price per object.
  • Take all your pictures, ads, graphics, diagrams, articles that are placed on a page into account.