2002.06.25 16:40 "RE: Batch Printing programs.", by Jeff Urlwin
CACI, Inc, Commercial has such a product in use for litigation support. I
know, I developed it :). I'm a sub contractor now, but I believe they could
sell it to you. If you are interested, let me know. I can take it off line
and give you a POC.
the program itself is an NT/Win2k service which handles the printing on the server (or a standalone PC)
there is a client program which handles the drag and drop portion and sends requests to the server via RPC.
if you have specific TIFF tags such as PageName or ImageDescription, they can be printed on the footer of the page
if you are printing to a Postscript Level 2 printer (or other, specific printers which handle compressed data), the program will send compressed data to the printer.
TYPICALLY -- this means that you will print at or near rated printer speeds (recommend network printers, rather than parallel port printers, though)
Works/tested various printers from QMS, Heidleberg, Cannon, Lexmark
Has printed *millions* (maybe even 100+ Millions) of pages over the last 7+ years
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On
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Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 11:56 AM
To: firstname.lastname@example.org; ClicksKP@aol.com; email@example.com Subject: Re: Batch Printing programs.
In a message dated 6/25/02 11:36:07 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
Hate to be obvious, but on a modern unix system with the printer properly installed, this could probably be done with one commandline.
More info about the target system might help you find an easy solution.
My current system is win 2000, by no means am I an IT expert... more of a research person really. I personally had not really thought of a unix system because I am working in a litigation copy service and really dont have the trained staff to be able to handle something like that with our current network. I am looking for some kind of program to do the ripping in the forefront so I can keep the printer working at close to rated speed, of 105 pages per minute.