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Automatic management method of electric documents in printer by using date/time information with printing data.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014054D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

1. This will enable to manage electric document automatically by the volume and date/time stamp to keep of the document in the printer hardware. The electric document consists of some data format such as bitmap, unique middle format and information about document and job. This method will enable to automatic operations, such as printing, compression, deletion and storing to removable media for the documents by using specified time data in the document. For example, in the case of exceeding the amount of media, this will enable to manage the documents by the priority and/or date stamp ordering.