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Xerox docuprint 100: install guide
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A3
A4
American
Standard Code for
Information
Interchange
(ASCII)
application
software
B4
background job
batch
batch processing
baud
binary
Installation Planning Guide

Glossary

This glossary contains a list of terms for working with the Xerox
DocuPrint NPS/IPS printing system, and a definition of each.
Paper size measuring 297 by 420 mm.
Paper size measuring 210 by 297 mm.
Standard 7-bit code which represents alphanumeric information.
Each alphanumeric character and several nonprinting characters
are assigned a binary number, covering 128 possible characters.
It is used for information interchange among data processing
systems, data communication systems, and associated
equipment.
Software resident on the host or client workstation used to create
print documents.
Paper size measuring 250 by 353 mm.
Low-priority job, usually batched, which is executed
automatically as system resources become available.
Method by which bodies of data are accumulated and grouped
by kind before processing.
Allows for repetitive operations to be performed sequentially on
batched data without much involvement of the computer
operator.
Measurement of data rate in bits per second. This term is used
to describe information flow between two devices. Unit of data
transmitting/receiving speed is roughly equal to a single bit per
second. Common baud rates are 110, 300, 1200, 2400, 4800,
and 9600.
Numbering system based on 2 rather than 10 and containing
only the symbols 0 and 1. Binary is especially well suited for use
in computers and related devices since information can be
represented with electric pulses (0=off, 1=on). Most computer
calculations are binary.
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