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PRINT JOB INTERRUPT OPTION WITH USER PROGRAMMABLE INTERRUPT BREAKPOINT

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027340D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Disclosed is an interrupt feature for use with in an electronic printing machine. The interrupt feature provides a machine operator with the flexibility to interrupt a print job at a number of predefined breakpoints while either scanning or printing. Generally, the predefined breakpoints for interrupting the print job include interrupting a scanner immediately at a sheet boundary when scanning starts, or when scanning completes, or interrupting a printer at the end of a current, sheet, stack, set, or current job.