Course curriculum

  • 1

    Before We Begin....

    • About this Course & Keep in Mind

    • Flexi Training Manual

  • 2

    Welcome to The Ultimate Flexi 21 Training Course

    • A message from Your Instructor

    • A Brief Overview of This Learning System

    • Before we begin...

  • 3

    The MUTOH Flexi Community

    • Discuss Flexi with Other Members

  • 4

    Flexi 21 Overview

    • What's new in Flexi 21?

    • A Brief Tour of Flexi 21

    • Changing the Workspace & Shortcut Keys

    • Customize the Flexi Interface

    • Getting Help

    • Supported File Formats

    • Breaktime - Relax for 60 Seconds

    • Survey on the Introduction to Flexi 21

  • 5

    Flexi Cloud Options

    • Tools

    • Resources

    • Apps - 30 Minute Webinar from SAi

  • 6

    Preferences

    • Preferences Overview

    • General Tab

    • File Path Tab

    • Font Tab

    • Tools Tab

    • 60-Second Breaktime!

  • 7

    DesignCentral

    • Using Designcentral

  • 8

    Fill/Stroke Editor

    • Using the Fill/Stroke Editor

  • 9

    Color Mixer

    • Using the Color mixer

  • 10

    Color Swatches

    • Using & Creating Color Swatches

  • 11

    Right-Click

    • Why Learn to Right-Click

  • 12

    Smart Objects

    • Basic Understanding of a Smart Object

    • DesignEditor & Layers

  • 13

    File menu

    • Opening, Finding or Saving a File

    • Importing or Exporting Files

    • Templates

    • Variable Data Templates

    • Acquire Image

    • Document Setup

    • RIP & Print

    • Cut Plot

    • Desktop Print Setup & Printing

    • Send email

    • Send To...

    • Archive to Cloud

    • Send to Approval Tool

    • Send to VirtualSIGN

    • WorkSpaces

    • Review of the File Menu Options

  • 14

    Break Time

    • Applications Using a Wide Format Printer

  • 15

    Edit Menu

    • Undo, Undo Multiple, Redo, Redo Multiple, Repeat

    • Cut, Copy, Paste, Paste Over, Paste Special

    • Clear, Trash Can

    • Select Options

    • Duplicate

    • Graphic Styles

    • OLE - Object Linking and Embedding

    • Preferences

    • Color Settings

    • Job Info, Job Statistics, Job Estimation

  • 16

    Break Time

    • Watch a Few Cool Videos on Vehicle Wraps by Vinyl Vixen

  • 17

    View Menu

    • Show Fills, Show Bitmaps, Show Path Direction, Show Preview

    • Soft Proof

    • View Filter

    • Navigator View

    • Toggling Icon Toolbars

    • Swatch Table and Swatch Options

    • Color

    • Create Swatch

    • Show, Ruler & Grid, and Snap Tools

  • 18

    Arrange Menu

    • Grouping

    • Compounding

    • Masking

    • Locking Elements

    • Guides and Guidelines

    • Contour Cut

    • Underbase

    • Overprint

    • Dimensions

    • Convert to Shape

    • Convert to Outline & Convert Stroke to Outlines

    • Convert Linked to Native

    • Path Direction

    • Order

    • Cut Order and Cut Preview

    • Align

    • Distribute

    • Spacing

    • Sizing

    • Rotate

    • Resize

    • Nesting & True Shape Nesting

    • Deskew

    • Mirror

    • Clear Transform

    • Step and Repeat

    • Autoserialize

  • 19

    BreakTime

    • Wraps are not Always Vehicles

  • 20

    Text Menu

    • Font, Size, Justification

    • Find & Replace, Spell Check

    • Case & Kerning, Define Kerning

    • Define Character

    • Break Apart & Join Together

    • Text Spacing & Insert Symbols

    • Braille Options

    • Barcode Options

    • QR Code Options

    • Data Matrix Options

    • Text Styles

    • Text Orientation

  • 21

    BreakTime

    • Take a little break and enjoy this video

  • 22

    Effects Menu

    • Combine Options

    • Lenses

    • Stripes

    • Outlines

    • Contour Cuts

    • Underbase & Finisher

    • Distortions

    • Shadows

    • Color Traps

    • Blend

    • Engraving Options

    • Rhinestones

  • 23

    Bitmap Menu

    • Bitmap Edit Toolbar

    • Marquee Options

    • Vectorize Options

    • Bitmap, Rasterize, Resample

    • Make Transparent

    • Color Mode

    • Filters

    • Adobe Filters

  • 24

    BreakTime

    • Whew! That was a lot to take in so take a little break here....

  • 25

    Window Menu

    • New Window, Cascade, Tile Horizontal, Tile Vertical

  • 26

    Help Menu

    • Help Topics

    • About

  • 27

    Production Manager

    • Overview of Production Manager

  • 28

    Sending a Job to Production Manager from Flexi 21 - EXAMPLE

    • Quick Example of Sending a Job for Print

  • 29

    PM File Menu

    • Adding & Managing Jobs Directly in Production Manager

    • Variations

    • Ink Estimation

    • Edit With

    • Nest, Unnest, Break Apart

    • Presets - Import or Export

    • Save As

    • Job Estimation

    • The Print Wizard

  • 30

    PM Edit Menu

    • Preferences

  • 31

    PM Setup Menu

    • Setting Up a Device in Production Manager

    • Default Job Properties

    • Color Profiling in Production Manager

    • Color Profile Analyzer

    • Optimize ICC for Pantone

    • Device Link Color profile

    • Color Mapping

    • Output Size Compensation

    • Test Print and Test Cut

    • Printer Cutter Alignment Chart

  • 32

    PM View Menu

    • Everything in the View menu

  • 33

    Application Examples

    • Signs & Banners

    • ADA/Braille

    • Vehicle Wraps

    • Print, Laminate and Perfcut Example

  • 34

    Color Management Help

    • Setting Up Flexi for Soft Proofing

    • Downloading & Installing ICC Profiles

    • Webinar by SAi on Creating a Profile in Flexi

    • Webinar by ColorMextrix on G7 and Profiles

  • 35

    StartRight™ Kits

    • MUTOH UV-LED Printers

  • 36

    Webinars & Live Seminars

    • Links to all our webinar replays

  • 37

    Resellers & Technical Support

    • Links to Resellers of Flexi & MUTOH

  • 38

    Taking the next steps

    • The MUTOH Flexi Community

    • Before you go...

  • 39

    Additional Resources

    • A Few Good Resources