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Xerox Document Services Platform

User guide

April 2005



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  • Page 1: User Guide

    Xerox Document Services Platform IPDS User guide 701P43601 April 2005...
  • Page 2 Printed in the United States of America. XEROX® and all Xerox product names mentioned in this publication are trademarks of XEROX CORPORATION. Other company trademarks are also acknowledged. PANTONE is a registered trademark of Pantone, Inc.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    IPS Manager screens and options ... 3-1 Job Settings tab... 3-2 IPS Manager operator commands ... 3-3 Tray/Bin Mapping functions... 3-4 Saving the job settings ... 3-5 System configuration... 3-6 Trace ... 3-6 Comparison chart Xerox DocuSP IPDS User Guide Table of contents...
  • Page 4 Xerox DocuSP IPDS User Guide...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    1 Introduction Overview Xerox DocuSP IPDS User Guide The DocuSP IPDS User Guide describes the DocuSP Intelligent Print Data Stream support. IPDS is a print data stream defined by IBM. This guide describes various system menus, installation and setup routines, operator commands for running print jobs, system supported environments, font management, host connectivity, and diagnostic trace capabilities.
  • Page 6: Features

    Properly image all IPDS-required print resources and fonts. • Recognize and process all required DocuSP IPDS commands from the IBM channel and AFP software. Refer to the tables in Chapter 4 for comparisons between the DocuSP Xerox DocuSP IPDS User Guide...
  • Page 7: Printers

    DocuPrint 1xx EPS Nuvera 100/120 The DocuSP IPDS support allows a DocuSP system to be defined to the host as one of the following Advanced Function Printers: 3812, 3825, 3827, or 3935. DocuSP IPDS operates in these IBM PSF operating system environments: •...
  • Page 8: Docusp Ips Manager

    The DocuSP IPS Manager provides job setting and tray/bin mapping options. It also allows system configuration for TCP/IP and channel connections. Additionally, it allows the user to cancel incoming jobs, manage fonts and run a trace. Xerox DocuSP IPDS User Guide...
  • Page 9: Installation And Setup

    The DocuSP IPDS software will run on a SunBlade 1000 or higher based Digital Front End (DFE) printer controller that supports DocuSP. DocuSP, version 4.2 or higher. If your DocuSP IPDS configuration requires a channel connection, you will need an online channel board. Contact your local Xerox representative for more information.
  • Page 10: User Access Levels

    Load, print, or delete resident fonts. The DocuSP IPDS feature must be licensed in order for it to function. Licenses are provided by your local Xerox representative prior to installation. The license string and expiration date for each are entered immediately following the software installation by the Xerox service representative.
  • Page 11: Defining The Docusp Ipds Queue

    Although DocuSP supports spooling jobs, as well as streaming for other Printer Defined Languages (PDLs), only streaming is supported for IPDS. You must select a streaming printer queue in the IPS Manager to be used for IPDS printing. A streaming queue processes and prints pages as they are received, which results in minimal delay between the time the job is submitted and when printing begins.
  • Page 12: Setting Up Media

    The stock definitions are communicated to the DocuSP IPS Manager for mapping to the IPDS trays through the Tray/Bin Mappings tab. The IBM host believes that it is dealing with a printer that may have up to eight input trays. These input trays may be considered virtual trays for DocuSP IPDS.
  • Page 13: Loading Ibm Afp Resident Outline Fonts

    5648-113 to 5648-B45. DocuSP IPDS supports both of these product numbers and both CDs contain the correct set of fonts. Fonts are converted for use with IPDS jobs and stored on the printer when the fonts are loaded. Although the fonts reside on the printer, they cannot be viewed using the DocuSP Font Manager.
  • Page 14: Os/400 (Iseries) Setup

    On the OS/400 host, set the Resident Font parameter in the PSF Configuration object to *YES. • In the DocuSP IPS Manager, ensure Enhanced Font Support is set to Enabled. • In the DocuSP IPS Manager, load the AFP fonts using the Manage Fonts Dialog. Xerox DocuSP IPDS User Guide...
  • Page 15: Defining A Logical Printer

    Ensure that the IPDS Interpreter license file has been loaded, and that IPDS is active and enabled in the DocuSP Feature Manager. • Install the IPS Manager software. The Xerox Service Representative performs this task. • Ensure a streaming print queue is defined on the DocuSP for your system.
  • Page 16: Printing A Trace Job Within Docusp Ips Manager

    Step 1. Ensure DocuSP IPDS is running and is reporting a status of DocuSP IPDS Idle. Step 2. Start the logical printer from the host and verify that it is active. Step 3. Send an IPDS print data stream from the host to the DocuSP...
  • Page 17: Using Docusp Ipds

    3 Using DocuSP IPDS Logging on to the IPS Manager IPS Manager screens and options Xerox DocuSP IPDS User Guide This chapter describes how to access the DocuSP IPS Manager to set and manage the IPDS parameters. For more details and specific procedures, refer to the DocuSP IPS Manager on-line help.
  • Page 18: Job Settings Tab

    With some hosts, this improves the appearance of 240 dpi shaded areas on a 300 dpi printer. If set to Off, the DocuSP informs the host that the printer will not perform the Replicate and Trim function.
  • Page 19: Ips Manager Operator Commands

    For example, letter size pages are rotated for short edge feed. If the same application is printed on an IBM 3800 printer, which is a continuous form printer, and a DocuSP IPDS printer, which is a cut sheet printer, the output may print in the wrong orientation or extend off the edge of the page.
  • Page 20: Tray/Bin Mapping Functions

    The sides imaged selection indicates which sides imaged selections are supported by the virtual tray. • Select Stock for Printer Trays: Allows you to select a stock name for each of the DocuSP physical trays based on the named stocks in the DocuSP stock library.
  • Page 21: Saving The Job Settings

    1. Set the stock definitions for each physical tray in the DocuSP Printer Manager. 2. Set the stocks in the Select Stocks for Printer Trays in the Tray/Bin Mappings tab in the IPS Manager to correspond to the stocks required for the job. The Stock Loaded column indicates whether the stock is loaded or not.
  • Page 22: System Configuration

    IPDS data stream, or to capture diagnostic messages within the IPS Manager log files while the DocuSP is processing a data stream. The Xerox service representative performs trace functions, but you may be asked to perform one or more of the trace functions in preparation for a service call.
  • Page 23: Comparison Chart

    IPDS Data Towers PTOCA IOCA GOCA OL/PS Xerox DocuSP IPDS User Guide The following chart compares the supported feature set and options between DocuSP IPDS, DocuPrint NPS/IPS, and the DocuSP IPS Gateway for the DocuPrint 75/90 EPS products. DocuSP 4.2...
  • Page 24: Font Support

    No (Only No (Only default Fonts) default Fonts) DocuPrint DocuSP IPS NPS/IPS Gateway DocuPrint 75/90 EPS 5 levels of 5 levels of overlay overlay nesting. nesting. No (Only No (Only default Fonts) default Fonts) Xerox DocuSP IPDS User Guide...
  • Page 25: Host Connectivity

    DP92C). Alternate Shading (Allows choice between hardware or software scaling of 240 resource at printer or s/w. Shading performed as part of scaling.) Highlight Color Xerox DocuSP IPDS User Guide DocuSP 4.2 DocuPrint NPS/IPS Yes, for products that support token ring.
  • Page 26 However, End of Job can be used as an end of set indicator for finishing purposes. Note that DocuSP also DocuPrint DocuSP IPS NPS/IPS Gateway DocuPrint 75/90 EPS Xerox DocuSP IPDS User Guide...
  • Page 27 Map virtual input trays to physical feeders Miscellaneous Infinite Length Jobs DC (Device Control) Background Shading Printer Fault Sent to Host Xerox DocuSP IPDS User Guide DocuSP 4.2 DocuPrint NPS/IPS allows the user to set an end of job time-out with a range of 1 to 60 seconds.
  • Page 28 In general, attributes which affect sheet counts reported to the host should not be used with DocuSP IPDS at this time. DocuPrint DocuSP IPS NPS/IPS Gateway DocuPrint 75/90 EPS Xerox DocuSP IPDS User Guide...