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Data Compression Technique for APA Printer (Change Block Skipping)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052220D
Original Publication Date: 1981-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Spivey, PR [+details]

Abstract

Presently known techniques for compressing data on, for example, ink je printers takes advantage of the repetitive nature of printed characters. The characters, in general, are of the same line width and are placed on a common base line with similar character heights and raster position.