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Output Factory Server 2.3.1 (Jun 19, 2020) fixed Fixed an issue in which the "Changing the Document" and "Document Assembly" PDF security settings were set incorrectly under certain conditions. improved The app now checks for a bizarre rare issue where the serial number appears to be multiplied into several paragraphs during activation.
Output Factory Server 2.3 (May 31, 2020) new Output Factory Server can now get email notification addresses from InDesign file's metadata by using XMP variables. In the email recipients list, users now have a new option to select an XMP variable instead of typing a specific email address. fixed Fixed an issue in which the "remove" button wasn't always enabled in the XMP Variables list. fixed Fixed an incorrect behavior of the XMP Variables table, which could happen when deleting a variable. fixed Fixed an issue in which an unnevessary warning could appear when editing XMP Variable fields. improved More efficient processing of InDesign file metadata for XMP Variables. fixed Fixed an issue in which output results could be incorrect under certain combination of settings if custom scripts changed the number of pages or/and layer structure in InDesign documents before output. improved More accurate file size representation in the UI. updated This version ignores LinkOptimizer workflows created with forthcoming new version of Output Factory Server.
Output Factory Server 2.2.15 (Apr 16, 2020) fixed Fixed an issue in which the first XMP Variable in the list couldn't be edited.
Output Factory Server 2.2.14 (Apr 16, 2020) fixed UI fixes in the XMP Variable settings.
Output Factory Server 2.2.13 (Mar 10, 2020) NEW The option to specify the interval to check hot folders in Preferences.
Output Factory Server 2.2.12 (Feb 20, 2020) fixed Fixed an issue in which a file could be incorrectly renamed in printer queue when using script labels on alternate layouts.
Output Factory Server 2.2.11 (Feb 1, 2020) fixed Fixed an issue in which an error could occur on attempt to update modified links on macOS 10.15 Catalina.
Output Factory Server 2.2.10 (Jan 23, 2020) fixed The Script Label variable name token now works as expected in combination with Layer Versioning. fixed Fixed an issue in which InDesign 2020 could be incorrectly identified under some conditions.
Output Factory Server 2.2.9 (Jan 17, 2020) fixed Fixed a bug in which an error could occur on attempt to show an error message informing the user about missing output folder.
Output Factory Server 2.2.8 (Nov 25, 2019) improved Added expanded info for a memory-related InDesign error. fixed Fixed an issue in version 2.2.7 where the output file could overwrite target Deliver Express hot folder.
Output Factory Server 2.2.7 (Nov 18, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which output files weren't sent after processing according to the Delivery settings when exporting as single pages. fixed Fixed some potential errors in XML scanner. improved Finder is not utilized for processing anymore. improved Reduced reliance on the System Events app for various functions.
Submit to Output Factory Server 2.2.4 (Nov 13, 2019) updated Support for InDesign 2020. fixed Fixed an issue in which the plug-in couldn't run on macOS Mojave and later.
Output Factory Server 2.2.6 (Nov 12, 2019) fixed Fixed a memory bug on macOS Catalina which could cause crashes on launch and other issues.
Output Factory Server 2.2.5 (Nov 11, 2019) fixed Fixed a macOS Catalina bug related to file path generation, which could potentially happen under soma rare combination of settings.
Output Factory Server 2.2.4 (Nov 11, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which an error could occur when saving files as INDD on macOS Catalina. updated Several additional options are now enabled in the Hardened Runtime capability. This change doesn't affect users in any way.
Output Factory Server 2.2.3 (Nov 5, 2019) updated Support for InDesign 2020. (Note: The Submit to Output Factory Server utility has not been updated yet. Will be done soon). updated Support for macOS 10.15 Catalina.
Output Factory Server 2.2.2 (Oct 22, 2019) updated If a book part was never saved from the current version of InDesign, Output Factory now will first attempt to resave the file with the current version instead of skipping the book. This situation can occur in cases when book parts must be saved: when updating modified links or perform layer versioning. new Output Factory Server now updates modified links when processing books. In previous versions this option was ignored during book processing.
Output Factory Server 2.2.1 (Sep 30, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which a document-level error could abort book processing. fixed Fixed an issue in which the page width/height/units file name variables caused an error during book processing. updated Fixed an issue in which a rare problem with installation of legacy eSellerate engine could affect users whose software was not licensed with eSellerate.
Output Factory Server 2.2 (Sep 16, 2019) NEW The Alternate Layout and Section tokens for the variable output file name, which allow to include the names of alternate layouts and sections in the file name. fixed Highlighted text in tables tables now reverses its color as expected on macOS Mojave.
Output Factory Server 2.1.26 (Aug 19, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which support email wasn't created when clicking the Contact Zevrix button in the Activation Failed dialog.
Output Factory Server 2.1.26 (Aug 19, 2019) updated Output Factory Server is now notarized by Apple. IMPORTANT NOTE: Some users whose copy of the app was originally licensed using the legacy eSellerate licensing platform may experience an activation error on launch, which will prevent them from using the software. There will be detailed instructions in the error message on how to re-activate the app by sending us a request for updated licensing info.
Output Factory Server 2.1.24 (Jun 22, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which an "invalid page range" error could happen even when the workflow's pages range was set to All due to some random InDesign errors.
Output Factory Server 2.1.23 (May 8, 2019) improved Better handling of rare errors that can happen when updating modified links. improved The Errors folder in a workflow's hot folder now can be selected as a hot folder of another workflow, which lets users enable daisy chain processing. updated Improved logging. fixed Fixed an issue in which errors found during advanced preflighting always triggered email notifications even if email notifications weren't activated in the workflow.
Output Factory Server 2.1.22 (Mar 14, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which selecting the "Export as" button didn't result in the appropriate change of settings in the workflow under some conditions. fixed Apple Events authorization errors are now handled properly on non-English systems.
Output Factory Server 2.1.21 (Mar 6, 2019) updated This version puts an end to the hassles caused by the "Apple Events sandboxing" measure introduced by Apple on macOS Mojave. Output Factory will now check for the necessary Apple Events authorizations on startup. If authorization to control InDesign, System Events or Finder was previously revoked by accident, Output Factory will now reset permissions and relaunch itself automatically.
Output Factory Server 2.1.20 (Feb 21, 2019) improved Further improvements in addressing a rare issue when the active document cannot be accessed after opening. improved Document name is now included when reporting the progress during preflighting. fixed Fixed an issue in which an error could occur when generating a random number under some rare conditions. fixed Fixed an issue in which a temporary name was still assigned when saving as single INDD file. fixed Eliminated a brief delay that occurred when starting watching hot folders.
Output Factory Server 2.1.19 (Feb 16, 2019) improved Addressed a rare issue in which some InDesign documents cannot be accessed after opening for unknown reason. This rare situation caused earlier versions of Output Factory Server to stall. From now on, Output Factory will skip such files and log appropriate error in the History.
Output Factory Server 2.1.18 (Feb 13, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue when the app could either hang when deleting the last email template in the list, or load incorrect email list when deleting other templates. fixed Fixed an issue in which the Size column of the queue table was displaying a sort indicator - which was misleading as the queue table always displays the files as per their actual order in the queue. improved Improved memory management. fixed Minor UI fixes.
Output Factory Server 2.1.17 (Feb 10, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which Output Factory could incorrectly report the file type of InDesign files because of retrieving the file type while the files were still copied into hot folder. fixed Fixed an issue in which notification emails weren't sent on macOS Mojave. fixed Fixed an internal error related to multi-threaded processing.
Output Factory Server 2.1.16 (Jan 30, 2019) improved Intermediate temporary names are not assigned to the output files anymore. The output files are created directly under their final names. fixed Fixed a rare case where an output file could overwrite the source InDesign doc when saving as INDD. improved More accurate progress reporting during the output stage.
Output Factory Server 2.1.15 (Jan 22, 2019) fixed Fixed an issue in which conditional text variables weren't parsed correctly when using the Script Label token. updated Extra logging to detect some rare issues on network volumes.
Output Factory Server 2.1.14 (Jan 21, 2019) improved When exporting as a single file to any format, temporary names are not assigned to the output files anymore. The output files are created directly under their final names. fixed Fixed an issue in which exporting to SWF and FLA from InDesign CC 2019 could result in an error. fixed Minor UI fixes.
Output Factory Server 2.1.13 (Jan 13, 2019) fixed Fixed a cosmetic issue in the Scripts table. improved When exporting to PDF as a single file, a temporary name isn't assigned to the output file anymore. The PDF is created directly under its final name.
Output Factory Server 2.1.12 (Dec 28, 2018) improved More details added to a rare error message that can appear when a temporary PDF file cannot be renamed to the final output name when exporting to PDF as single file.
Output Factory Server 2.1.11 (Dec 27, 2018) fixed Fixed some minor registration issues on launch. updated If InDesign doesn't return any preflight results when using its built-in preflight feature, Output Factory Server will now retry to get the results in case InDesign needs more time to preflight the file completely.
Output Factory Server 2.1.10 (Dec 12, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which the app could stall when exporting InDesign files to TIFF under some rare conditions.
Output Factory Server 2.1.8 (Nov 12, 2018) updated Integration of the SoftwareKey licensing system.
Output Factory Server 2.1.7 (Oct 24, 2018) updated Support for InDesign CC 2019. fixed Minor UI fixes for Mojave.
Output Factory Server 2.1.6 (Oct 15, 2018) updated Support for macOS 10.14 Mojave. improved Progress bar and progress status field will now resize with the window. fixed Fixed an issue in which the app could crash when using the Registration menu of an activated copy.
Output Factory Server 2.1.5 (Sep 28, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which an error occurred on attempt to update text links placed with the Place and Link command in InDesign. Output Factory will now update such links as expected.
Output Factory Server 2.1.4 (Sep 11, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which script labels assigned to master page items weren't recognized under some rare conditions in version 2.1.3.
Output Factory Server 2.1.3 (Aug 31, 2018) new Output Factory Server now recognizes script labels assigned to anchored text frames. The script labels can now be used to insert the contents of anchored frame into the variable output file name.
Output Factory Server 2.1.2 (Aug 15, 2018) new Split InDesign files into groups of several pages (every 2 pages, 3 pages etc.)
Output Factory Server 2.1.1 (Jul 15, 2018) fixed Non-consecutive page ranges are now properly exported to PDF when using the "Export as every n pages" option.
Output Factory Server 2.1 (Jul 11, 2018) new Export every n pages as a single PDF file (for example, every 2 pages, or every 3 pages etc.) fixed Various UI fixes. improved If a script label specified in variable name token isn't found in InDesign document, the string "<script label not found>" is now inserted into the output file name.
Output Factory Server 2.0.22 (Jul 6, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which the .idml extension was included in the output file names when processing IDML files.
Output Factory Server 2.0.21 (Jun 25, 2018) new InDesign page size now can be included in the variable output file names. New tokens added: page width, height, and measurement units.
Output Factory Server 2.0.20 (May 9, 2018) new Detailed info on important conditions for running scripts is added to the UI in the Scripts section.
Output Factory Server 2.0.19 (May 4, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which custom scripts assigned to run per document during printing did not run under certain print workflow configurations.
Output Factory Server 2.0.18 (Apr 23, 2018) new The option to preserve page numbers when splitting InDesign files into single pages or spreads. fixed Fixed an issue in which an error could happen when splitting InDesign files into spreads on High Sierra.
Output Factory Server 2.0.17 (Apr 13, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which version 2.0.14 and later could stall if the queue contained over 40 files.
Output Factory Server 2.0.16 (Apr 8, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which a conflict could occur if the new "Create Separate PDF Files" option was selected in PDF export settings in InDesign CC 2018 (v13.1 and later). Output Factory Server now always ignores this option in InDesign. The single page output is defined by the respective option in Output Factory settings, as always.
Output Factory Server 2.0.15 (Apr 2, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which the Script Label token in the variable name of output subfolder for each InDesign file didn't function..
Output Factory Server 2.0.14 (Mar 25, 2018) improved Output Factory Server now performs most of its operations in the background, which fixes the issue of unresponsive UI during processing on macOS High Sierra. fixed Fixed an issue in which the script label token wasn't applied as expected when exporting as single pages in combination with layer versioning. fixed The "stop watching" button now works as expected: Output Factory Server stops watching hot folders and removes pending files from the queue. Those files remain in hot folders. This button doesn't abort the output of file currently in processing, if any. fixed Fixed an issue in which blank files could be created when exporting InDesign spreads as TIFF in situations where the source InDesign file and/or the output folder are located on a network volume.
Output Factory Server 2.0.13 (Mar 13, 2018) new Users now can edit workflow settings without having to restart hot folder watching. Workflow will be saved before processing the next file in the queue.
Output Factory Server 2.0.12 (Mar 1, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which preflight errors didn't trigger email notifications under some conditions. fixed Fixed an issue in which importing workflows from older versions and from Output Factory could result in malformed workflows. fixed Minor UI fixes. fixed Malformed workflows are now being fixed on loading. improved A warning is now shown if a corrupted workflow detected during processing.
Output Factory Server 2.0.11 (Feb 1, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which the default Out folder location were still visible when selecting a custom output folder.
Output Factory Server 2.0.10 (Jan 12, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which Output Factory Server could stop when the number of InDesign files in a hot folder exceeded 70 files.
Output Factory Server 2.0.9 (Jan 5, 2018) fixed Fixed an issue in which aliases of InDesign files could be processed twice. fixed Fixed some other minor issues related to processing of aliases.
Output Factory Server 2.0.8 (Dec 27, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which incorrect scripts could be invoked when processing file using an action (a sequence of workflows).
Output Factory Server 2.0.7 (Dec 19, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which certain PDF security settings related to allowed document changes weren't applied as expected.
Output Factory Server 2.0.6 (Nov 26, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which the app could crash when creating TIFF from InDesign files in network hot folders.
Output Factory Server 2.0.5 (Nov 22, 2017) fixed Fixed a bug in v2.0.4 that could prevent Output Factory Server from working under some rare conditions.
Output Factory Server 2.0.4 (Nov 21, 2017) fixed Fixed an issue in which an error occurred when attempting to run a script that's set to run on page or layer. In order to run such scripts, InDesign document windows will be visible during processing if the option to run a script per page/layer is selected in the Scripts settings. fixed Improved reporting of errors that can happen when preparing InDesign document for running a script on page/layer.
• [updated] Additional informational text included in the Scripts settings pane.
Output Factory Server 2.0.3 (Nov 18, 2017) fixed PDF security settings now work as expected. fixed Removed obsolete contextual menu from the Recent Jobs table.
Output Factory Server 2.0.1 (Oct 22, 2017)
• Support for macOS 10.13 High Sierra.
• Support for InDesign CC 2018.
• Fully 64-bit.
Output Factory Server 2.0 (Sep 5, 2017)
• Actions: Output to multiple formats from a single hot folder.
• Process aliases instead of original InDesign files.
• Open final files with selected app.
• Submit standalone book (.indb) files (no need to package them along with book parts anymore).
• Improved Script Label token.
• Ignore script label on hidden layers.
• Numerous UI improvements.
• Numerous fixes and improvements in stability and performance.