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DISPLAY AND EDIT OF JOB NAMES STORED ON A MEMORY CARD

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027053D
Original Publication Date: 1995-Feb-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07
Document File: 2 page(s) / 89K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Copiers today commonly use a memory card (removable, non-volatile memory such as well-known PCM-CLA-type cards) in the storage of copier settings for frequently used jobs. As the storage capacity of such cards increases so do the number of jobs that can be stored, making it difficult to remember what each job is unless it is named and the names can somehow be reviewed by the user.

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

DISPLAY AND EDIT OF JOB NAMES STORED ON A MEMORY CARD Int. C1. G03g 21/00 Keith G. Bunker

Proposed Classification

U.S. C1.355/202

Copiers today commonly use a memory card (removable, non-volatile memory such as well-known PCM-CLA-type cards) in the storage of copier settings for frequently used jobs. As the storage capacity of such cards increases so do the number of jobs that can be stored, making it difficult to remember what each job is unless it is named and the names can somehow be reviewed by the user.

Accordin ly, the present disclosure is directed toward allowin the use of

aid the operator in recalling specific features of a stored job. On a copier with a graphical user interface, for example the Xerox 5775 Color Copier, it is proposed that the user interface allow: (1) the labeling of a stored job on a memory card with a meaningful name, and (2) the listing of all jobs stored on the memory card and selection one entry therefrom.

In order to enable the labeling of stored jobs, a "soft" alphanumeric keyboard is proposed for the graphical user interface, wherein the keyboard would be displayed on the user interface during the job programming/storage operation. The name could conceivably be any number of characters, limited only by the size of the display itself. Moreover, it is anticipated that a unique default name would be applied automatically if no name were entered. It is further anticipated that additional job-related informat...