Switch on/off a Process Plan step via a Variable (11.0)
As of pdfToolbox 11, you can switch on/off a Process Plan step using a Variable or a simple checkbox. Instead of adding an additional Variable as a Process Plan step to manipulate the steps, it can be achieved using the variable inside the Process Plan step for convenience.
In the screenshot above, the Profile 'Sheetfed offset (CMYK and RGB) (GWG 2015)' is the first step of our example Process Plan. pdfToolbox 11 offers a checkbox/Variable option to switch on or off this Process Plan step (marked with a red rectangle). In this example with a checked checkbox, the Process Plan step (Profile) is switched ON (Obviously, an unchecked checkbox will lead to this Process Plan step being switched off).
You can assign a variable to the Process Plan step (using the inverted orange triangle next to the checkbox). When a variable is selected, the checkbox cannot be used (a dash [ - ] appears in the checkbox) as shown in the screenshot below.
The screenshot also shows the menu with available Variables, which is shown when you click on the orange Variables symbol between the checkbox and "Enable step".
If you run this Process Plan, it will prompt you to switch on or off the first step of the Process plan as shown in the screenshot below.
Watch an extended explanation of 'Switch on/off a Process Plan step via a Variable' here: