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Carl Lee Colbert, Peter Stewart Davidson Jr, Francis Darrell Rafferty Jr, Gail Marie Songer, James Francis Webb, Jeffrey Keith Wedinger, John Neil Wellman, Lloyd Phillip Young: Remote replication of printer operator panel. Lexmark International, Ronald K Aust, John J McArdle Jr, December 16, 1997: US05699494 (196 worldwide citation)

Bidirectional communications between a host computer and a 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 printer. The user may view the ...


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Carl Lee Colbert, John Neil Wellman: Computer-printer interface control for bidirectional/undirectional data communications. Lexmark International, John J McArdle Jr, William J Dick, June 17, 1997: US05640495 (31 worldwide citation)

A computer and printer system in which communication between the computer and printer can be carried out in either a bidirectional mode or a unidirectional mode. As disclosed, the computer operates in a single-threaded multi-tasking environment in which a printer control utility application runs to ...