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Page Model for DOCUMENT Processing

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000038641D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-31

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Edel, TR Obermann, DF Stark, JA [+details]

Abstract

A method is described to permit page layout definitions, e.g., first chapter page, recto page, verso page, etc., to be identified and made available to Document and Page Composition products using Page Models from which several page images can be created to view or print data. The Page Model function is a feature of the Mixed Object Document Content Architecture (MO:DCA) to provide page image generation based on the amount of available data to be imaged rather than the number of composed pages in a MO:DCA data stream. Fig. 1 illustrates this concept. The benefits of this function over the existing methods are as follows: 1. The document does not have to be paginated before it can be imaged. 2.