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RE: Print images to network printer



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So which is it ? Dozens or a few types ? :-)

It's not rocket science, but you still haven't provided any device specifics.

I want to see the device I can simply send raw PDF, TIFF, JPG, TXT and PRN files to and have them magically render without a print driver as you are suggesting.

Paper may seem old fashioned to you, but it is still used lots of places and I know plenty of companies who pay highly qualified engineers to hand assemble paperwork for print and non-print usage.

We work with customers who print documents from spool files, PDF, TIFF, Excel, Word, Autocad, SolidWorks, Catia and more and you don't just simply assemble and print those documents by dumping their raw contents to a *USERASCII stream.

Now rendering them to a PCL or Postscript stream with an appropriate printer driver and then sending the rendered Postscript or PCL to an outq as *USERASCII before printing is another story. That can be done with any printer.

Until I see some reality to your previous claim, it still confirms my point that dumping RAW files into a print queue is not the most likely answer without one of your mythical print devices.

Regards,
Richard Schoen
RJS Software Systems Inc.
Where Information Meets Innovation
Document Management, Workflow, Report Delivery, Forms and Business Intelligence
Email: richard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Web Site: http://www.rjssoftware.com
Tel: (952) 736-5800
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message: 7
date: Tue, 4 Sep 2012 20:12:45 +0000
from: "DeLong, Eric" <EDeLong@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
subject: RE: Print images to network printer

I don't know about dozens, but the workgroup printer/scanner/copier/document server just down the way seems to support these as "printable documents": PDF, TIFF, XPS, JPEG, TXT and PRN (some, like PDF, have more than one flavor)...

Don't know what it would take to send a document to the device and print it, but that doesn't sound like rocket science... Then again, the whole notion of publishing to paper seems a little old fashioned...

-Eric DeLong

-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Richard Schoen
Sent: Saturday, September 01, 2012 8:21 AM
To: 'midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx'
Subject: RE: Print images to network printer

Can you point us to an example of a printer that takes in dozens of formats ?

I would like to see one of those :-)

Regards,
Richard Schoen
RJS Software Systems Inc.
Where Information Meets Innovation
Document Management, Workflow, Report Delivery, Forms and Business Intelligence
Email: richard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Web Site: http://www.rjssoftware.com
Tel: (952) 736-5800
Fax: (952) 736-5801
Toll Free: (888) RJSSOFT

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message: 2
date: Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:39:48 +0000
from: "DeLong, Eric" <EDeLong@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
subject: RE: : Print images to network printer

Well, I would really think that depends on what printing device is on the other end... Most high-speed printers are now equipped with document servers, which often allow for DOZENS of document formats. I would NOT cross the PRTSTMF tool off the list just yet... I don't recall any specific printer models, only that the output jobs could be very large...

Just saying...
-Eric DeLong

-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Richard Schoen
Sent: Friday, August 31, 2012 11:13 AM
To: midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: : Print images to network printer

Not with a mixture of TIFF and PDF documents.

The documents need to be rendered real-time to the printer format of choice.

I believe he has both PDF and TIFF docs.

We also have an API for rendering RAW files right to the printer via an outq, but this assumes the files have been pre-rendered to the format of choice whether it be PDF, Postscript, PCL, AFPDS, etc.

We also have an API to render documents to AFPDS format so they can be printed on an AFPDS/IPDS printer if needed.

Regards,
Richard Schoen
RJS Software Systems Inc.
Where Information Meets Innovation
Document Management, Workflow, Report Delivery, Forms and Business Intelligence
Email: richard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Web Site: http://www.rjssoftware.com
Tel: (952) 736-5800
Fax: (952) 736-5801
Toll Free: (888) RJSSOFT







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