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DOCUMENT SECURITY CONTROL AND JOB MANAGEMENT

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027170D
Original Publication Date: 1995-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Disclosed is a method to include all information contained on document cover sheets as indicia on the actual printed documents, for example, printing in the upper or lower margin of at least the first page of the actual document. This information can be placed in machine readable format, for example, a bar code, so that it can be used for a variety of purposes, such as document security, by preventing copying at machines capable of scanning the bar code. The indicia can optionally be printed in a phosphorescent ink so that it is not be visible in ordinary light. Thus, one could have a machine readable coding that is not visible in ordinary usage.