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Print: Default Priority Setting on Job Property Panel

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000121572D
Original Publication Date: 1991-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-03
Document File: 1 page(s) / 41K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Smith, MD: AUTHOR

Abstract

This article describes a method for which an OS/2* Office printer may have its default job priority set within the printer's job property panel. Setting the job priority with job properties allows change during OS/2 Office printer creation time and at any time after.

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Print: Default Priority Setting on Job Property Panel

      This article describes a method for which an OS/2* Office
printer may have its default job priority set within the printer's
job property panel. Setting the job priority with job properties
allows change during OS/2 Office printer creation time and at any
time after.

      This article describes a method for which an OS/2 Office
printer may have its print job priority default set by a user or
system administrator. On the job property panel a user would select
the radio button labeled either "Value" or "Use template value"
within the priority group area of the job property dialog. The radio
button marked "Value" has an entry field, for the priority. Valid
values are from 0 to 99. Selection of the "Value" radio button
enables the entry field allowing entry of the desired priority for
that printer. Selection of "Use template value" causes the printer to
use the default priority setting provided by the printer's template
in the NIF. Users may change the template priority value in the same
way as described above, although there is no "Use template value"
radio button. Only the priority value entry field is shown.

      Allowing change through properties gives the user the ability
to change the default priority settings for a printer at OS/2 Office
printer creation time and also any time after the printer has been
created. Allowing priority to be set within template properties lets
users and system administ...