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OS/2 Printing: Date and Time for Queue Release

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000107258D
Original Publication Date: 1992-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-21
Document File: 1 page(s) / 41K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Smith, MD: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This article describes a method by which an OS/2* Print Manager queue has an associated date and time causing a release from hold status. The date and time for queue release is specified by the user. The queue release action is performed automatically by the operating system.

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OS/2 Printing: Date and Time for Queue Release

       This article describes a method by which an OS/2* Print
Manager queue has an associated date and time causing a release from
hold status.  The date and time for queue release is specified by the
user.  The queue release action is performed automatically by the
operating system.

      Currently, OS/2 Print Manager queues must be released from hold
by direct user action at the date and time desired.  The user
releasing the queue must be present to perform these actions.  There
is no method for specifying a queue-associated date and time for
automatic release.

      This article describes a method by which an OS/2 Print Manager
queue has an associated date and time causing a release from hold
status.  The date and time for queue release is specified by the
user.  The queue release action is performed automatically by the
operating system.

      A user specifies the date and time for print queue release by
selecting the "Timed Release" pull-down option from the "Queue"
action bar item after selecting one or more queues from the Print
Manager client area.  The queue or queues do not have to be on hold
in order to set the release date and time.  A dialog will be
displayed and its purpose is to query for both a date and time for
queue release.  The default date is the current date.  There is no
default time. The user selects and/or enters a valid date and time
followed by the OK button on the dialo...