Before you begin the tutorial, follow the steps below.
  1. Start the application.

    For details about starting this application, see the Setup Guide.

  2. Prepare the sample files.

    Sample files used in this tutorial:

    • Setup Guide.pdf
    • For an A4–size booklet:
      • L_A4.tif
      • R_A4.tif
    • For a letter–size booklet:
      • L_LT.tif
      • R_LT.tif

    Location of sample files:

    • Setup Guide.pdf: Installation path of this application\manual\
    • .tif files: Installation path of this application\samples\

    Note: If you selected the default installation path when you installed this application, the sample files are located in the following folder:
    • C:\Program Files\RICOH\TotalFlow Prep\
    If you upgraded from an older release of TotalFlow Prep, the new version is installed in the same folder as the previous version.
  3. Check your printer.

    Make sure that you have registered a printer and that it is ready to use.

    Reference: See Registering Printers.
  4. Prepare the printing paper.

    Load the paper for the booklet in the input tray of the printer. Set the paper according to the type of booklet:

      For Booklet [A] For Booklet [B]
    Paper size A4 (210 × 297 mm) or Letter (8.5 × 11 inches) A4 (210 × 297 mm) or Letter (8.5 × 11 inches)
    Number of sheets (per booklet) 16 booklet sheets, 3 tab stock sheets (optional) 8 booklet sheets

    Reference: For details about loading the paper in the input tray, see the printer documentation.