You will also have to setup Cartons before you can use this in an estimate. These two Post-Press items work together in an Estimate to automatically calculate the number of cartons to use and how much time it takes to pack those cartons.

1. General Tab

--1. Enter "Your Activity Name" into Activity Name

--2. The Job Description will be copied automatically. Adjust if necessary.

--3. Select the Category.

General Tab

2. Variable Charges Tab

-- 1. Copy the Variable Charges Settings as shown. Adjust if necessary.

--2. Set the Rate Per 1 Cartons chart up with the appropriate times.

--3. Set the Custom Dialog / Questions popup to Single Question: Custom.

--4. Set the Custom Dialog Text = "How many lbs/carton?"

--5. Set the Formula to Apply = "Rate Count = Quantity / Answer".

For booklet packing select Based On "Press Sheets" for accurate calculations.

Variable Charges Tab