imposition

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imposition

 [im″po-zĭ´shun]
the forcing of something upon a person or group without consent.
cultural imposition the tendency of a person or group to impose their values and patterns of behavior onto other persons.
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Rather than relying on a catalog of impositions, the system's algorithm calculates the best way to produce a particular product defined by press capabilities and the preferred printing method, according to Harland Simon Sales Manager Charlie Brackley.
Once defined, a product is transferred to Esprit, which automatically calculates the best imposition for the press - eliminating constant dialogue between a pressroom and the advertising/editorial departments, as well as time-consuming manual production of impositions.
The system enables "the make-up department to generate impositions as well as moving color positions and/or reconfiguring page counts and section breaks instantaneously," Dispatch Printing Director Steve Hoffman said in a statement.