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TEPS-2000 Ver 8.xx Read Me
TEPS-2000 & Nostalgia Software Notes 2/1/02

Warning! The TEPS-2000 or Nostalgia-2000 preferences will be updated. If your settings are extremely important we recommend you do not replace the original preference file during installation.
If you find you are having problems and using extremely old preferences you may have to trash your preferences in your System Folder and go through setting up your preferences from scratch. If upgrading from Version 7 to Version 8 you will need to trash the System Prefs and reset new prefs after running the update. .

Please Note: Password default is "TRIPRISM"

Note: Some notes & features apply only to TEPS-2000Pro

We recommend you update to QuickTime 5.0 or higher which is on the TEP CD in the misc. folder

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FEATURES (HISTORY)

• Additional Packages added with an easier interface
When adding an overlay to a template Use Default Size Overlay has been added to menu bar
Load EXIF-2 JPEG images to thumbnails at much higher speeds
• Load multiple graphics when importing images into the TEPS database
In Custom Server Copy Mode you can select, "Display Copied Images Only"
• External Monitor Preferences allows you to add two Rubber Stamps with Text editing features and to select the specific montor of your choice for your image to be previewed on
• Select Images Preference allows for fast and easy search of images
Added Preference for Preview Images Button to be preset for a specific action
Actions added: Preview a Folder & Sub Folders all at the same Time
Preview Images with a prompt to select a unique folder name and file name
• Zoom & Shift on a rotated node
• Remove image from filmstrip after printing
Set up for Santa photos
• Special One up Mode allows you to Adjust Image in Single Up Mode
• Print to Chooser
Driver printers from the Package Mode
• Backup and Convert Images Mode to allow for easy back up to Adaptec Toast using script files
• Toggle from one Chooser driver printer to another if chooser driver supports muliple print monitors
• Password Protect when in the Internet Find File Mode (Password is "TriPrism")
• Find Image and E-Mail feature by entering ID#
• Additional sub folders added to Custom Server Copy Mode to be created for duplication of images after sitting is complete.
• Small, Medium & Large thumbnail options in film strip for display
• School Photography Mode
• Individual ColorSync links to each output printer in preferences
• Slide Show preview feature
• Mark any assortment of images and rotate the thumbnails all at once
• Color control
for the Fuji NC-600 Series Printers.
• Kodak SDK 1.6.2 equivalent to host Software ver. 5.9.3 that supports both TEPS-2000 & TEPS-SPOOLER
• Print to File feature allowing the user to compose a canvas and output to a file with ease and transfer the file to high volume output devices
Support for Sony UP-D50, UP-D2600 & Fuji NC-600 Series printers
Preference for more control of output files for internet use
Support for Orange Micro FireWire to SCSI adaptor
• Low resolution thumbnail selections in Images boxes for Kodak camera input to allow for faster and easy proofing sheets
• Kiosk feature for Touch Screen Interface
• Improved speed performance when using ColorSync in backround printing
• Print automatically when using a Chooser driver without having to enter any keystrokes in the Chooser print menu
Improved paper size support for Fuji Pictography 4000 printer. Now allows you to use 10 x 12 paper
• Lock Preferences file
to reduce chances of corrupted preferences
• Edit Kodak Images in PhotoShop when input is set to Kodak Direct Connect
• Hot Folder to operates with a large quantity of files in folder
• Double click on image in Drag & Drop mode to enlarge even if you are zooming or shifting image
Improved memory flushing
Improved Spooler interface with SCSI printers
Improved screen display of PICT files
• Page Up & Page Down Buttons in Operation Window
• Beginner & Expert Mode
• Generic Input to auto open multiple file formats if QuickTime is installed (except for Kodak Tiff images)
• Password protect for preferences
• Guide marks to allow easier creation of templates
• Preview Images button now allows you to open either a folder or multiple files easily
• Remembers default folder for saving or retrieving images
• Remove files from Operation Window without deleting originals
• Cropping marks for Single Preview Mode to allow photographer to capture image correctly for cropping of 5x7 or 8x10 aspect ratio
• Open multiple folders or Images from the Operations Window
Easily create templates without creating nodes
• Editing made easier for nodes and templates by showing layers
Easy thumbnail scrolling feature
• Download KODAK DCS-XXX firmware from TEPS-2000 utilities via direct connect
Allows user to rename filename
• Jump To feature allows you to jump to and from Adobe PhotoShop (ver 5.5 and above) to easily edit images
• Create templates with Editable Text that can give the operator the chance to edit the text string from the Operation Window
Packaging Supported
Supports the Fuji Pictograpghy 3000 & 4000 Printers
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VERSION CHANGES & FIXES

NEW Ver 8.0.9
• Fixes updating of thumbnails after selecting mark all images.
•Added support for Kodak 8651.
•Fixes printing issues with pg3500
•Fixes problem with Fuji pg3500 reading color settings in spooler
•Fixes gworld error when spooling to pg3500
•Let pg3500 use color correction setting from lcd panel
• remove beep if invisible file during polling of Hot Folder Mode.

Ver 8.0.8
Fixes updating of thumbnails after selecting mark all images.
Added support for Kodak 8651.
Fixes printing issues with pg3500
Fixes problem with Fuji pg3500 reading color settings in spooler
Fixes gworld error when spooling to pg3500
Let pg3500 use color correction setting from lcd panel
Removes beep if invisible file during polling of Hot Folder Mode.

Ver 8.0.5 Fixes problem with prefs not sticking in Fuji - PG-3500.
When previewing to monitor with colorsync ON, match Image To Monitor Proof returns
match Input and Output.
Fixes problem with bad aspect ratio field.
Fixes problem with spooler not printing without filename ext and number.
Fix uninitialized stamp.

Ver 8.x.x Operation Manual has been updated to match Ver 8 TEPS-2000.

Ver 8.0.4 Allows up to 8 digit entry for image number (in prompt for images mode)

Ver 8.0.3 Fixes nostalgia 2up preview

Ver 8.0.2 Fixes intermittent blank jpeg thumbnail images read from PC cards. Fixes memory leak in Double Image Preveiw mode. Kodak Image Settings will now save "Sharpen Off" setting as default. Print Preview will not uncheck marked images anymore. Fixes Spooler problem so PICT files print correctly. Spooler properly reads TIFF files saved through PhotoMechanics.

Ver 0.0.7b14 Fixes numbering issue with Prompt for Image from Preview Images button. Fixes problems with resetting external video monitor to factory default.

Ver 0.0.7b13 Fixes Preview Canvas to External Video Monitors

Ver 0.0.7b12 Fixes Auto Preview when using "Camera Hot Folder Input"

Ver 0.0.7b11 Fixes bug "Hot Folder Not Available" when reading from a card

Ver 0.0.7b10 Fixes GWorld out of memory leak when in single preview mode

Ver 0.0.7b9 Fixes GWorld out of memory leak when in single preview mode

Ver 0.0.7b5 Fixes memory leak on Fuji DS-300 Series camera when direct connect and using with external video monitors.
Fixes Camera Hot Folder Mode for updating thumbnails from large files.

Ver 0.0.7b2 Minor Internal Changes

Ver 0.0.6 b17 NEW Increases speed of loading jpeg images to screen.
Fixes bug in print spooler to increase speed print time.

Ver 0.0.6 b10 Fixes Error in printing to Printers " Not Happy " in some situations.
Fixes intermittant printing to Spooler when in Kiosk Mode.
Fixes bug in Print to file when Image File Name is selected.

Ver 0.0.6 b8 NEW Improved Print To File Naming Preferences
NEW Improved School Photography Mode (Additional Pakages added & Easier interface )
When adding an overlay to a template "Use Default Size Overlay" has been added to menu bar.
Fixes Kodak 8660 new firmware changes
Fixes missing menu bar

Ver 0.0.6 b3 NEW Load EXIF-2 JPEG images to thumbnails at much higher speeds. For this use Generic input and check use " Embedded Thumbnails if available [EXIF / JPEG ]"
• You can now load multiple graphics when importing images to the TEPS database.
• Fixes bug when unmounting volume when in Custom Server Copy Mode.

Ver 8.0.5 Fixes bug in Custom Server Copy Mode for entering Photgrapher ID# 1 digit and Card # 2 digits .

Ver 0.0.3 ß7 Added new feature in Custom Server Copy Mode in which you can only display copied images only.

Ver 0.0.3 ß6 NEW External Monitor Preferences allows you to add two Rubber Stamps with Text editing features. Also allows you to select the specific montor of your choice for your image to be previewed on. This is excellent for Soft Monitor Proofing for high volume work.

NEW Added new Select Images Preference to allow for fast and easy search of images.

NEW Added new Preference for Preview Images Button to be preset for a specific
action.

NEW actions added. " Preview a Folder & Sub Folders all at the same Time".
"Preview images with a prompt to select a unique folder name and file name".

NEW Allow you to Zoom & Shift on a rotated node.

Fixes Bug in School Photography Mode when taking package orders packages are not remembered.
Fixes Bug in Drag-n-Drop Mode when all nodes are not filled and you Shift or Zoom Image and select apply to all TEPS-2000 crashes.

Ver 0.0.3 ß4 Fixes Print To File Mode to match proper DPI in Preferences.

Ver 0.0.3 ß2 NEW Added new feature that removes image from filmstrip after printing.
Fixes Kodak 8660 Printing problems.

Ver 0.02 ß28
When using Hot Folder Mode with a Camera Direct Connect will now display polling a specific camera according to which input camera you select. Fixes Special One Up mode for Zoom & Shift correctly. Fixes a bug in the thumbnails Window after approx. 300 images.

Ver 0.02 ß23 Set up for Santa photos. Will support Internet ID's better along with new Special One up Mode allowing you to Adjust image in single up mode. Allows you to print to Chooser Driver printers from th Package Mode. New Backup and Convert Images Mode to allow for easy back up to Adaptec Toast using script files. Allows you to toggle from one Chooser driver printer to another if chooser driver supports muliple print monitors. New password protect when in the Internet Find File Mode. Password is "TriPrism".

Ver 0.02 ß23 for AmuseMatte. Support AmuseMatte Splash Screen.

Ver 8.01 ß17 Fixes problems when mounting & unmounting PCMCIA cards .

Ver 8.01 ß16 Fixes support for KodakDCS-560 & 660 Camera Direct Connect with new Kodak SDK Ver 1.7.0.3

Ver 8.01 ß15 Fixes when you double click thumbnail and get wrong preview (black image) and black image in Image Preview window with Kodak cameras.

Ver 8.01 ß14
When using a Chooser Printer and click Preview Canvas, it would go directly off to print. Now it previews as it should. When your canvas indicates Marked Images and you have Unmark after Printing checked in the Preferences, it wouldn't unmark the images in Chooser Printing. It does now.

Ver 8.01 ß13 Fixes KodaK DCS-560 & DCS-660 File Opening Problems.

Ver 8.01 ß10 & B11 (Old SDK) Use only for customers using DCS-560 or DCS-660 cameras with card reader only. Direct connect is not supported for these cameras. Supports Kodak equivalent of Host Software Ver 5.8.2 and support the latest Kodak Firmware as of 2/20/2000. SDK Kit used is 1.5.2r4. Also fixes Copy to Print Server filename bug.

Ver 8.01 ß10 Fixes a problem in the Search "Find File Mode".

Ver 8.01 ß9 Fixes problem loading images from Database.

Ver 8.01 ß8 Fixes bug in Line Sperator text. Fixes an error "invalid file" when you create or edit packages.

Ver 8.01 ß7
With the new Kodak SDK TEPS-2000 can not open DCS-560 or 660 images or be direct connect. This is being researched now. When doing color correction you must make all your adjustments first and then click apply. Fixes a bug on rare occasions when in Drag n Drop you get a Pix Map error.

Ver 8.01 ß6 Check for security key when in start sitting mode. Reinitialize email address each time. Make sure it's NOT case sensitive when find image mode for internet app. Fix problem with copy to master server folder.

Ver 8.01 ß5 NEW Find Image and E-Mail feature by entering ID#. Added to "Custom Server Copy Mode" additional sub folders to be created for duplication of images after sitting is complete.

Ver 8.01 ß2
NEW Added small, medium & large thumbnail options in film strip for display.
Fixes Sony UP-D70A Lock up problem. Note: When using Nikon D1 in direct connect mode using Hot Folder mode please select the input File using JPEG format. Also note that the D1 camera sleep mode should be set to the max. time.

Ver 7.4.9 ß20 Note: This is a beta release for testing ONLY.

NEW Added School Photography mode.
Fixed interface when pointing to a folder on a PCMCIA card created from on a Nikon D1 camera.
NEW Added individual ColorSync links to each output printer in preferences.
NEW Added simple Slide Show preview feature.
NEW You can now mark any assortment of images and select to rotate the thumbnails all at once.
Added color control for the Fuji NC-600 Series Printers.

Ver 7.4.9 ß10 Note: This is a beta release for testing ONLY.

NEW Added new Kodak SDK 1.6.2 equivalent to host Software ver. 5.9.3 that supports both TEPS-2000 & TEPS-SPOOLER.

Ver 7.4.9 ß7 Note: This is a beta release for testing ONLY. This does not operate with the spooler application yet.
NEW Added new Kodak SDK 1.6.2 equivalent to host Software ver. 5.9.3 This will allow better interface for FireWire on all new Macintoshes. You must also update your firmware on your camera as per the newest on Kodak web site.
NEW Added Print to File feature allowing the user to compose a canvas and output to a file with ease and transfer the file to high volume output devices.
NEW Supports New Sony UP-D50, UP-D2600 & Fuji NC-600 Series printers.
NEW Additional preference for more control of output files for internet use.

Ver 7.4.8 ß15 NEW support for Orange Micro FireWire to SCSI adaptor.
(Note when using this mode the adaptor transfer speed is decreased and does not yet support Kodak Printers).
NEW Kiosk mode for easy interface with simple package buttons for print selections. NEW low resolution thunmbnail selections in Images boxes for Kodak camera input to allow for faster and easy proofing sheets. Improved Interface with Sony UP-D70A printer to reduce lock-ups.

Ver 7.4.8 ß9 New Kiosk feature for Touch Screen Interface.

Ver 7.4.8 ß7 Fixes additional Kodak 86XX series multiple printer interface.

Ver 7.4.8 ß5 Fixes loading and saving preference feature.

Ver 7.4.8 ß4 Improved Kodak 86XX series multiple printer interface. Improved internet interface.

Ver 7.4.8 ß1
Improved internet interface when in the Hot Folder Mode. When in hot folder mode a new preference has been added to allow the newest image loaded into the hot folder to also load to the single preview screen. Improved opening of TIFF files. When using Color Sync in backround printing improve speed performance.

Ver 7.4.7 ß6 Fixes Time Date Rubber Stamp. Allow to print automatically when going to Chooser driver without having to enter any keystrokes in the Chooser print menu. Polling is enabled only for Hot Folder Mode. Fuji Pictography 4000 printer improved paper size support. Allows you to now use 10 x 12 paper.

Ver 7.4.6 ß5 Fixes thumbnails previewing in hot folder mode when using with the Fuji DS-300/330 cameras direct connect. Also fixes Chooser Output Canvas DPI to match the output printer.

Ver 7.4.5 Locks Preferences file to reduce chances of corrupted preferences. Add additional Internet Communications (Not for use yet).

Ver 7.4.3 Fixes rotation problems when in Drag n Drop mode and Input is set to Kodak Camera or File and you jump to Photoshop and back.

Ver 7.4.2 Allows you to edit Kodak Images in PhotoShop 5.5 when input is set to Kodak direct connect. Allows Hot folder to operate with large amount of files in folder.

Ver 7.4.1 Added Internet input of E-mail addresses to be saved with image captured. Not available for all markets. Please contact TriPrism for further information at 858-675-7552 or E-mail info@triprism.com. Also fixes Fuji DS-330 direct connect saving file error.

Ver 7.4 Improved Hot Folder Mode. Allows you to double click on image in Drag in Drop mode to enlarge even if you are zooming or shifting image. Improved memory flushing.
Improved spooler interface with SCSI printers.

Ver 7.3 Improves Hot Folder refreshing time. Fixes Print Spooler folder pointer.

Ver 7.2.9 Improved screen display of PICT files. Fixes Sony Lamination default to on all the time even if TEPS-2000 preference selected not to use lamination.

Ver 7.2.8 More efficient memory management. Also fixes the TEPS-2000 Icon.
Note: If the TEPS-2000 Icon is not the image of the wizard after you install the software then you should rebuild your desktop.

Ver 7.2.7
Adds Page Up & Page Down Buttons in Operation window. Fixes additional memory leaks.

Ver 7.2.4 Fixes memory leak causing intermittent out of memory errors.
We recommend any customers using any ver of 7.xx to update to ver 7.2.4 or above.

Ver 7.2.2 Fixes unmounting USB volumes & Copy to Print Spooler command.

Ver 7.2.1
NEW Beginner & Expert Mode.
NEW New Generic Input to allow for auto open multiple file formats if QuickTime is installed "except Kodak Tiff images".
NEW Added password protect for preferences.
NEW Guide marks to allow easier creation of templates.
NEW Preview Images button now allows you to open either a folder or multiple files easily.
NEW Automatically remembers default folder for saving or retrieving images.
NEW Allows user to remove files from operation window without deleting originals.
NEW Cropping marks added for single preview mode to allow photographer to capture image correctly for cropping of 5x7 or 8x10 aspect ratio.
NEW Opening multiple folders or Images from the same operations window.
NEW Easier to create templates without creating nodes.
NEW easier to edit nodes and templates showing layers.
NEW Easier thumbnail scrolling feature.
NEW Allows you to download KODAK DCS-XXX firmware from TEPS-2000 utilities via direct connect.
NEW Allows user to rename filename.
NEW Supports Kodak equivalent of Host Software ver 5.8.2 and support the latest Kodak Firmware as of 2/20/2000. SDK Kit used is 1.5.2r4.
NEW Jump feature allows you to jump to and from Adobe PhotoShop 5.5 and above for easiy editing of images.

• After installing TEPS-2000 on your computer you must Re-boot.

• If you are using a Kodak Camera DCS-xxx then you must first update your firmware for that model camera.

To do this go to the CD. Open the folder called Kodak stuff. There are two folders called:
DCS Host Software [this folder contains the new Acquire module that will support your new firmware.]

Kodak Firmware Folder [This folder contains folders for the specific models of the Kodak DCS-xxx cameras you own. You should open the folder of your model camera and follow the read me text first on how to upgrade your specific cameras firmware.]

• If you are using the NEW Blue G3 or G4 ONLY you must also update the Firewire Drivers 2.1 or above
Please open the FireWire folder and doubleclick on the "Mac OS Install" icon and follow the installation instructions. Do not update to FireWire 2.1 unless you are using the Blue G3 or G4.

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Ver. History

Ver 3.1 Now allows you to save all your preferences to a seperate file in which you may retrieve for later use. We suggest you do this every time you update your preferences and canvas's in case you lose or have a crash.

Ver 3.5 The DCS-315 is now supported as of 5/19/99 on the Blue G3's. You must update your firmware to ver. 1.3.2 . See Kodak Stuff Folder on this CD or go to the Kodak WEB site for the newest updates: http://www.kodak.com/global/en/service/software/driverSupport.shtml

Ver 5.5 Allows you to create templates with editable text that can give the operator the chance to edit the text string from the operation window.

Ver 6.0.7 Packaging & Editable Text is now available. Now supports the NEW Kodak DCS-330 Camera and Kodak XL-8660 Printer.

Ver 6.0.9 Supports the Fuji Pictograpghy 3000 & 4000 Printer. Also fixes Color Sync when used in backround printing.

Ver 6.1.1 Fixes mixing Color & B&W Nodes on the same page. Allows direct access to TriPrism. website if Internet is available. Allows launch of TEPS-2000 operation manual from TEPS-2000 software .

Ver 6.1.4 Updated for newest Kodak camera libraries as of 11/11/99. Fixes problem with direct connect DCS-4XX Cameras. Fixes color matching problem with Fuji Pictograpghy 3000 & 4000. Allows easier interface going from Start Sitting Mode to the Preview mode.

Ver 6.1.5 Fixes Rubber Stamp "Folder Name" will be the name of the destination folder not the source when using Start Sitting feature.

Ver 6.1.7 Fixes Packaging F-Keys bug when "Print Canvas" is selected in the operations window.

Ver 6.1.8 When using an additional video board for display, a preference has been added to allow you to send either a High Res or a Low Res picture to the display video monitor.

Ver 6.1.9 When using HOT FOLDER mode fixes reading images.

Ver 6.2 When using HOT FOLDER mode crashes and fixes NEW Kodak 8660 printer bugs.

Ver 6.3 Allows you to use a USB to SCSI adaptor "ADAPTEC 2000" only when you are using the TEPS-SPOOLER.

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Note: If you are using internet upload with TEPS-2000 you must install the MRJ 2.2 Files ( Mac Runtime Java ) To do this go to the root directory of the TEPS-2000 CD and find the MRJ 2.2 Folder. Open the folder and double click on "MRJ 2.2.smi" This will mount a volume on your desktop called MRJ Install. Open the disk and double click on the "Installer" and following the install instrucions. After you are done then take the ImageUploader.jar 7/10/00 file supplied in the MRJ Folder on the TEPS-2000 disk and copy it to the MRJClasses folder in the MRJ Libraries folder in the extensions folder within the System Folder.