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Backup and Transfer of Printer Settings

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015516D
Original Publication Date: 2002-May-05
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20
Document File: 2 page(s) / 59K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is an application that allows a printer administrator to configure several printers. It allows the administrator to perform this task quickly and with a minimum of errors. In this typical embodiment the print shop administrator goes to a panel screen on the console with diskette operations. They click "Create" under the Configuration Diskette section (Figure 1) : Figure 1 Diskette Operation Screen

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Backup and Transfer of Printer Settings

   Disclosed is an application that allows a printer administrator to configure several printers. It allows the administrator to perform this task quickly and with a minimum

of errors.

In this typical embodiment the print shop administrator goes to a panel screen on the console with diskette operations. They click "Create" under the Configuration Diskette section (Figure 1) :

Figure 1 - Diskette Operation Screen

After creating the diskette, which has all the printer's configuration information, they can take the diskette to another printer and then click the Restore button. When they click this button they will be presented with a dialog that asks them which items they want to selectively restore (Figure 2):

Figure 2 - Selective Restoration Dialog

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