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Enable customer to set default printer under any applications' File/Print selection menu

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000018830D
Publication Date: 2003-Aug-15

Publishing Venue

The IP.com Prior Art Database

Abstract

Printer users are not able to set default printer under File/Print selection menu. Instead they must to set up default printer through system Settings/Control Panel/Printers menu. It would be advantageous to set default printer without going back to Settings/Control Panel/Printers 1) Feature #1: Enable a printer user to set up a default printer at File/Print menu rather than going to the system control panel 2) Feature#2: Set the last selected printing printer as a default printer automatically 3) Feature#3: Allow the user to enable or disable Feature#2. 4) Feature#4: Once the default printer is set, it remains as default even across applications.