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Display of Printing Status

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000059756D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-08
Document File: 1 page(s) / 11K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Hooten, JA: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

A method is described to provide feedback to the user which indicates the depth of the print queue. A new field is provided in the status line of the display which keeps track of the number of jobs in the print queue: "Print Jobs n" where n is the total number of jobs currently queued, including the one in process. This field is reversed-video whenever the jobs are being processed in the background mode.

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Display of Printing Status

A method is described to provide feedback to the user which indicates the depth of the print queue. A new field is provided in the status line of the display which keeps track of the number of jobs in the print queue: "Print Jobs n" where n is the total number of jobs currently queued, including the one in process. This field is reversed-video whenever the jobs are being processed in the background mode.

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