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OS/2 Print Manager: Non-display of Jobs Within Specified Queues

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000122009D
Original Publication Date: 1991-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-04
Document File: 1 page(s) / 38K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Smith, MD: AUTHOR

Abstract

This article describes a method by which the OS/2* Print Manager gives users the ability to specify for one or more queues or resource names that no jobs are to display.

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OS/2 Print Manager: Non-display of Jobs Within Specified Queues

      This article describes a method by which the OS/2* Print
Manager gives users the ability to specify for one or more queues or
resource names that no jobs are to display.

      The OS/2 Print Manager resides on the OS/2 Presentation
Manager* Desktop. It allows users to install various device drivers,
define logical printers and queues, and control various other aspects
of the printing process. The defined queues are displayed within the
Print Manager's window, and all shared resource names assigned to a
local port also display. Every print job coming into any of the
displayed queues and resource names in the Print Manager window will
display after a refresh.

      After selecting one or more queues or resource names from
within the Print Manager a user would select the new "Hide jobs"
pull-down option from the "Queue" action-bar item. This action causes
an automatic refresh within the OS/2 Print Manager. The Print Manager
queues and resource names selected would no longer display current
jobs or any new jobs. To return to the normal state of job display
select the new "Show jobs" pull-down option from the "Queue"
action-bar item after selecting the desired queues and resource
names. This user action also causes an automatic refresh for the
Print Manager.

      This invention allows users to specify that a printer attached
across a Local Area Network will not display all of its jobs on th...