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Macro Capability in the IBM ASCII Printer Datastream

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036881D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Brown, JK Buchanan, JC Cole, CP [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is a datastream command that provides macro capabilities for a printer, thereby allowing a single printer command to represent and function as a multiplicity of printer commands with the option of invoking the macro either inline on a page or as an overlay to the page when processing IBM ASCII printer datastream.