Initiating Paper Load From a Personal Computer to a Printer in a Typing Application
Original Publication Date: 1987-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-02
When using a printer of a Personal Computer (PC) in a typing application in which a typist uses a keyboard of the PC to type, automatic loading of the paper occurs without any space, line feed, or character print occurring. A typist normally desires to load a sheet of paper before starting to type to make sure that it is aligned properly. With a PC printer having a sheet feeder which automatically loads paper in response to the first character, space, or index received, the typist cannot load the paper manually. Since the typist normally relies on a good rhythm to type effectively, loading of the sheet of paper on the first typed character is not desirable.