05727135 is referenced by 272 patents and cites 18 patents.

Bidirectional communications between a host computer and a selected printer connected to the host, either locally or by way of a network, are used to provide a user of the host with access to a substantially real-time, visual and functional replica of the operator panel of the selected printer. A user at the host computer may also visually monitor the status of multiple printers at the same time from the same host display.

Title
Multiple printer status information indication
Application Number
409563
Publication Number
5727135
Application Date
August 2, 1996
Publication Date
March 10, 1998
Inventor
John Neil Wellman
Lexington
KY, US
Jeffrey Keith Wedinger
Lexington
KY, US
James Francis Webb
Lexington
KY, US
Agent
John J McArdle Jr
Ronald K Aust
Assignee
Lexmark International
KY, US
IPC
G06F 3/12
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