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"In one department alone, where we just catalog images, we will save 4,000 man hours by next year."

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Xinet® WebNative® Suite Contextual Menu (CM) increases productivity in design studios by providing quick access to assets for fast, last-minute changes.


Feature Overview

Finding files quickly, and moving easily between high resolution images and FPO's can be a great advantage when deadlines are tight. This standard WebNative Suite plug-in adds new options to Apple's contextual menu to help users access the files they need—fast.

Available to users with either the high resolution or the FPO volume mounted on their desktop, Xinet CM is all about shortcuts. Users are able to access volumes from the WebNative Suite interface, reveal a file's location in the Finder for quick access, and move easily between hi-res and FPO images for fast, simultaneous layout and touch-up work.

 

Accelerate In-house Productivity

Xinet CM offers the greatest benefits to those working in a local WebNative Suite environment. A simple search for a digital asset can be done through a standard web browser. Once the asset is located, right-clicking its preview will open the contextual menu with Xinet CM options, circled below. Remote users browsing for assets can also use this feature.

 

Xinet CM: From WebNative Suite, right-click the preview for an asset to open the contextual menu (shown at right) and select one of the Xinet CM options.

As long as one volume—high-res or FPO— is already mounted on the user’s desktop, the Xinet CM options do the following:

 
  • Open High-Res mounts the high resolution volume and opens the selected asset in the appropriate application.
  • Reveal High-Res mounts the high resolution volume and opens the Finder, revealing the selected asset’s location on the server.
  • Open FPO mounts the FPO volume and displays information about the format and location of the FPO and the high resolution image.
  • Reveal FPO mounts the FPO volume and opens the Finder, revealing the selected asset’s FPO location on the server.
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    Reveal Files in Finder

    The Reveal High-Res and Reveal FPO options of Xinet CM allow users to locate files in the Finder from a web browser without having to search through the entire file system.

     

    Expedite Workflow

    Xinet CM expedites access to the files your studio team needs in a hurry. As long as either the high resolution or the FPO volume is mounted on the user’s desktop, quick access to assets on both volumes is just a few clicks away.

    So, how many mouse clicks does it take to open a particular asset using Xinet CM?

    Once an asset is located using the WebNative Suite search engine, simply right-click the file preview to open the contextual menu and select one of the Xinet CM options, in this example, the Open High-Res option. The selected file will open in its native application—ready for touch-ups.

    It’s just three clicks, and we think that’s pretty fast.


    Step 1. Search for a file in any web browser with WebNative Suite

     

    Step 2. Right-click to access Xinet CM options in Apple’s contextual menu


    Step 3. Select one of the Xinet CM options for quick access to the asset

     

    Xinet CM: These three windows show the steps required to open a file in its original application using Xinet CM.

     

    Features

  • Mount a high resolution or FPO volume from WebNative Suite as long as one volume is already mounted

  • Open a high resolution file to make quick touch-ups

  • Reveal an FPO for fast drag and drop placement

  • Reveal the location of an asset in the Finder from a web browser, without navigating through the volume
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    Benefits

  • Search for and open files from a web browser

  • Mount volumes and open assets simultaneously

  • Reveal an asset’s location in the Finder from WebNative Suite

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