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Duplex printing mode such that instead of leaving blank the back side of the last page of a document with an odd number of pages, the first page of the next document is printed on that side

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000244511D
Publication Date: 2015-Dec-17
Document File: 4 page(s) / 621K

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Abstract

This disclosure proposes a printing user interface that would allow a user to select multiple documents to be printed in duplex mode such that instead of leaving blank the back side of the last page of a document with an odd number of pages, the first page of the next document would be printed on that side. A similar idea is shown in US 20110205557, "Method for Printing a Simplex Print Job in Between Images of a Duplex Print Job."

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Duplex printing mode such that instead of leaving blank the back side of the last page of a document with an odd number of pages, the first page of the next document is printed on that side

This disclosure proposes a printing user interface that would allow a user to select multiple documents to be printed in duplex mode such that instead of leaving blank the back side of the last page of a document with an odd number of pages, the first page of the next document would be printed on that side. A similar idea is shown in US 20110205557, "Method for Printing a Simplex Print Job in Between Images of a Duplex Print Job."

The Smart Multi Print menufor the user to select printing back to back (Printed both sided) to combine multiple documents in single print command through print window.

The Printer GUI to have new menu to combine multiple print jobs which are already in queue in the secured print window and print Back to Back (Printed both sided).

The environmental awareness mode can be also used to the printer, where SmartMulti Printoption can beoperated.

The System will provide the information to user on availability SmartMulti Print option.

Implementation new feature in the GUI to enhance smart printing option (The customer can be able to select or deselect the feature on the DUI, Print Driver, Web UI) the figure are listed in below FIG 1.1,1.2and 1.3


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Illustration of the smart printing options FIG 1.1



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Illustration of the smart printi...