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Multiple Overstrike Printing Method

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053469D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Maholick, AW Mize, WN [+details]

Abstract

The flow chart above illustrates the method intended for line printer buffer control of multiple character overstrike functions. There exists a need with line printers for printing characters formed by multiple characters printed in one column location. For example, 0 can be formed by printing a O, backspacing and printing a / and then backspacing and printing the. Many applications occur in programming language, highlighting of text, foreign language accents and others.