Customer Programmable Graphics for an All Points Addressable Printer
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11
Disclosed in this article is apparatus by which an all-points-addressab printer may be controlled by the user so that he may design and/or type his own special characters or graphics, including letterheads, etc. It is assumed that the printer is interactive and that the matrix printhead 18 includes a scanner or the like mounted on the carrier for movement across print media 1 mounted on a platen 12. With the apparatus described hereinafter, the user is given freedom to generate his own set of custom graphics.