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Overstrike Processing on the Quietwriter Printer

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000060191D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-08

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Carter, KE [+details]

Abstract

A method is described for processing overstrikes on a QuietWriter* printer. DisplayWrite 3 allows the operator to print lines containing overstruck text. A separate pass is required to print the overstriking characters for such lines. For Class E printers, like the QuietWriter printer, the operator can select up to three print cartridges for printing. Two cartridge slots, "slot A" and "*", are available on the QuietWriter printer. DisplayWrite 3 allows the operator to insert one cartridge in slot A and, alternately, insert two cartridges in slot "*." When several cartridges are requested within the overstruck area, these requests would require the user to continually respond to printer prompts to insert the correct print cartridge.