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Printing Several Users' Month Calendars

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000100953D
Original Publication Date: 1990-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-16
Document File: 2 page(s) / 66K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Dennis, S: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

Consider a computer calendar system which provides a calendar printing function. Current art provides for the printing of a single user's calendar in several month formats. To print several calendars requires repeated requests to print.

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Printing Several Users' Month Calendars

       Consider a computer calendar system which provides a
calendar printing function.  Current art provides for the printing of
a single user's calendar in several month formats.  To print several
calendars requires repeated requests to print.

      The proposed method allows for the printing of two or three
calendars in an easy-to-request way.  Refer to the figure.  This
shows a computer terminal screen that can be used to specify one, two
or three calendars to print.  Other methods which can be used are to
specify the name of a previously saved list of calendars to print.
This second method requires the additional step to save the list but
allows the printing of more than three calendars.

      Typically, the printing of month calendars allows for the
selection of processing options: one-page or two-page format, which
events are to print, etc.  In the current art where printing requires
repeated print requests, the options may need to be selected more
than once.  In the proposed method, the same processing options are
used for each calendar printed.

      The method takes these steps.  The names of the calendars to be
printed and the processing options are obtained from the requesting
user.  For each calendar in the list, the month page is formatted and
printed according to the processing options.

      New to this method are:
1. A screen where the names of the calendars to be printed can be
enter...