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Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and
DocuPrint 75/90
DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6
Differences Document
DocuSP version 3.6
October 2002
701P38959

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  • Page 1 Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document DocuSP version 3.6 October 2002 701P38959...
  • Page 2 Printed in the United States of America. XEROX® and all Xerox product names mentioned in this publication are trademarks of XEROX CORPORATION. One or more of the fonts listed within this document may be a registered trademark of Morisawa &...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Reposition Output ...37 Reposition Output Implementation Details:...38 Reposition Output Limits:...38 Layout ...39 Caveats for using Layout...42 Job Properties ...43 Queue Manager...45 Printer Manager ...47 Administration ...50 Accounting...50 Automatic Export...53 Industry Standard Delimited Database File Format ...55 Enhanced Job Preferences...56 Configuration ...59 Debug Logging Enabled/Disabled indicator ...60...
  • Page 4 Online Manager ...65 TIPS/IPDS Gateway ...67 TIPS Option Overview: ...67 Supporting Documentation and Software ...68...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    DocuSP 3.6 software release for the DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 (DT/DP 75/90) printers. Many of these features have been added at the request of Xerox customers who have specific needs for them. Operationally, customers will find this latest version easier to use because it presents a flat, one window format with fewer tool bars and fewer layered windows.
  • Page 6 · The ability to save the job as single TIFF images, one image per file (DocuSP 2.x behavior), or multiple TIFF images per file. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 7 1 and side 2. Ø Enhanced software licensing and a graphical license manager. The Xerox service representative loads all of the designated licenses and enables the licensed features during the installation of the DocuSP software.
  • Page 8 This feature allows you to override the paper tray selection on a queue to print on an available paper if the paper type is not critical to the job. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 9 Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document Ø Printer Manager enhancements · Addition of the Stock Manager capability for the DocuTech/DocuPrint 75/90 products, which allows for the programming of specific paper stock parameters to short cut the selection of paper stock for paper trays, jobs, and queues.
  • Page 10 This file is then utilized by XDS Plus for printer discovery. Ø Xerox Job Ticket Converter provides the ability to convert job tickets saved in XPPS 2.x or earlier (.xjt format) to the new Xerox Printing Instruction Format (XPIF).
  • Page 11 DocuSP controller or attached printer to be accessed at a client workstation. Messages include printer status, job status, controller status NOTE: XDS Plus job tickets are stored in the Xerox Printing Instruction Format, XPIF. The 2.7 version of the printer drivers and Xerox Document Submission software stores job tickets in ASCII format.
  • Page 12: New Graphical User Interface

    The following figures show examples of Job Manager, Reprint Manager, Queue Manager, Printer Manager and Administration GUI displays. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 13 DocuSP Graphical User Interface and Job Manager Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 14 Reprint Manager Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 15 Queue Manager Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 16 Printer Manager Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 17 Administration Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 18: Gui Font Size

    Trusted User. This gives the typical user the ability to make the fonts small, medium or large. The default setting is small. NOTE: The DocuSP controller must be restarted for a change of User Font Preference to take effect. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 19: System Level Enhancements

    Proof TIFF decomposer and Multi-page TIFF files Auto Path Creation: Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document The following is a list of overall system level enhancements that have been implemented in the DocuSP 3.6 release. Review these options with the printer operator and system administrator.
  • Page 20 Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 21: Enhanced Pcl Emulation

    Enhanced PCL emulation: Job Printing Progress messages : Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document The DocuSP controller now supports emulation of the HP LaserJet 8000, which includes: · Support for PCL5e 8000. · More resident PCL fonts.
  • Page 22 Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 23: Printer Status

    Printer Status Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document Under the Printer pull-down menu is a new item called Printer Status. The controller will display all pertinent information related to printer operation in one window. This window includes the...
  • Page 24: Software Licensing

    Feature Licenses utility is not used by the customer except in cases where the customer would update an already existing license string. The Xerox service representative would active the licenses for those options requested by the customer during the sale process.
  • Page 25: Stock Management

    Stock Management The Stocks and Trays tab: Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document The Stock management feature has been available since DocuSP 2.1, but improvements have been made to this feature throughout the 3.x releases.
  • Page 26 It is also be useful when the customer simply doesn’t have a preference about which stock a job is run on. The user can access this option in Setup: Preferences: Stocks and Trays. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 27: Unspecified Stock Behavior

    Unspecified Stock Behavior: Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document Stock Names: Allows the customer to set duplicate stock name rules. · Enforce Unique Names – Selecting this option allows the customer to create unique names for each stock.
  • Page 28: Job Size Limitation

    The outQ is a designated area on the DocuSP controller hard drive that is used to hold a job after it has been processed and prior to or while it is being sent to the printer. The outQ cannot be accessed by the customer.
  • Page 29: Pages-to-print Page Range Increased

    Pages-to-Print Page Range Increased Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document There has only been a theoretical job size limit on DocuSP since inception. However, there were practical disk space limits in earlier releases. These technological and hardware limits have been removed over the years.
  • Page 30: Gateways - Ipp, Http, Snmp, Novell Netware

    This release provides additional networking capability for the DocuSP controller. The Gateway setup has moved and is now located on the Setup pull-down menu from the top DocuSP menu bar. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 31: Novell Netware

    Novell NetWare Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document The DocuSP 3.6 NetWare gateway now supports NDS and Bindery emulation connections. The NetWare gateway also provides support for IPX over the Ethernet 802.2 frame type.
  • Page 32: Ipp

    The DocuSP IPP gateway is capable of receiving and processing requests from IPP clients. The Xerox Production Print Services software version 3.6 provides IPP clients to allow job submission to DocuSP 3.6 controllers.
  • Page 33: Http

    DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document The HTTP gateway allows the DocuSP controller to be accessed via a web browser for printer status and document submission processes. Refer to the Xerox Document Services Platform Series Guide to Using the DocuSP Web Interface for more information.
  • Page 34: Snmp

    CSE must enable the license at installation. In License Manager, the System Administrator may now enable or disable the SNMP gateway. Refer to the System Guide for more information on the supported MIBs. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 35: Job Manager

    Job Manager Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document The Job Manager window now contains two tabs: Active Jobs tab: The Active Jobs tab lists all of the jobs in the queues with an active status. Job Manager defaults to this display, allowing the user quicker access to all active jobs in the queues.
  • Page 36 Properties screen is displayed. If the job is faulted or ineligible, the Faulted or Resources Required tabs are the default displays respectively, reducing the amount of navigation required. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 37: Completed Jobs Tab

    Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document Completed Jobs tab: The Completed Jobs tab lists all jobs that have completed printing. The display will show a total of 500 jobs; when the completed jobs list is full, the oldest jobs are deleted from the list as new jobs are added.
  • Page 38: Job Forwarding

    DocuSP controller. The option to retain or delete the forwarded job at the originating DocuSP controller can be set within the Job Forwarding GUI (See figure, Job Forwarding). Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 39: Limitations To Job Forwarding

    Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document Limitations to Job Forwarding: · At this time LCDS jobs cannot be forwarded. · A job must be completely spooled onto the DocuSP controller before it can be forwarded to another DocuSP.
  • Page 40: Reprint Manager

    Reprint Manager in DocuSP 2.x. After displaying the jobs to be reprinted, select the desired job and press the right mouse button to display the pull-down menu. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 41: Reposition Output

    1-N job, complicated publishing type applications are not appropriate for this feature. It is important to note that the printer has to be paused to use this feature. Then the user inputs reposition values and selects “start spacing”.
  • Page 42: Reposition Output Implementation Details

    (copy) of a job. For example, if the user is printing 10 sets or copies of a 100-page job, and the printer has completed 8 sets, the user may choose to space back to a set that was completed already;...
  • Page 43: Layout

    Layout Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document The Layout options enable you to control the placement, rotation, cropping, and scaling of source document pages onto the printed output to create books or booklets. This is also called Imposition or Signaturization.
  • Page 44 The output can be one-sided or two-sided. The user- programmable options are: – Original Size: user-specified size of the input PostScript/PDF job Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 45 Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document – Scale: factor by which each side of the original page image is multiplied before being imposed · Multiple Up Repeat: The Multiple Up Repeat layout model creates a document which contains N copies of each input page on the corresponding output page.
  • Page 46: Caveats For Using Layout

    The Layout feature is valid only for PostScript and PDF print jobs and for jobs submitted to a spooling queue. Any page- level PostScript programming in the PDL will also be ignored when the job is printing. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 47: Job Properties

    Job Properties Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document All of the job properties available through dialog boxes in DocuSP 2.x are now structured in tabs when Properties is selected for a job. In addition, the following new properties are available for each job: Ø...
  • Page 48 Printer Manager for more information on using the stock setup feature. The Stock List can be accessed through Job Manager Properties or Printer Manager Properties tabs. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 49: Queue Manager

    Queue Manager Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document The Queue Manager has not changed significantly from DocuSP 2.1. When Queue Manager is selected, the work area displays the list of defined queues and associated properties.
  • Page 50 Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 51: Printer Manager

    When Printer Manager is selected, the work area displays the following tabs: Ø Paper Trays, which shows all of the paper trays in the printer and their properties. Selecting a paper tray and either double clicking, or selecting the right mouse button and Properties, displays the properties for the paper tray.
  • Page 52 The major change in Printer Manager is the ability of the user to program paper stocks using the Stock Setup feature. Refer to the DocuSP online help for details on using the Stock Setup feature. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 53 Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 54: Administration

    DocuSP 3.6 and earlier in EBCDIC format. The attributes that are new for DocuSP 3.6 include trapping and tape client attributes. Refer to the Online Help for more information about format descriptions. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 55 Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 56 Ø “Account” field changed to “Department”: A modification of the accounting log output has been made for DocuSP 3.6. This change is to match legacy Xerox LPS systems. The sixth field has changed from "Account" to "Department" when viewing and printing the Accounting Logs.
  • Page 57: Automatic Export

    Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document Automatic Export This option has been added to force the Accounting facility to automatically export and purge the accounting data when the log reaches 80% full. This preserves and protects the accounting data automatically and avoids unwanted overwrites of accounting data;...
  • Page 58 Ø Export paths and names are handled the same as previous manually exported accounting files Ø The file will be placed by default in the /export/home/xrxusr/accountingexportfiles directory. However, the user may choose an alternative destination. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 59: Industry Standard Delimited Database File Format

    Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document Ø When Export/Purge is enabled, the user may enter and select Auto Export Path and Auto Export Format (either "name-value pairs" or "record layout definition"). Industry Standard Delimited Database File Format An option has been added to export the accounting data in a database-friendly format.
  • Page 60: Enhanced Job Preferences

    Retain PDL Files of last 50 jobs is enabled. When the 50 jobs limit has been reached, the DocuSP controller will automatically delete jobs as new jobs are added to the system. The oldest job is deleted first. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 61 Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document The following job states are eligible for Retain PDL Files of last 50 jobs: Completed, Completed with Error, Completed with Warnings, Save Completed, Save Completed with Error, Completed with Warning, Cancelled by operator, Cancelled by System, Cancelled by User, Aborted, and Rejected.
  • Page 62 Ø Stocks and Trays - a new tab that activates features found in either Stock Manager or Paper Tray properties. See the section “Stock Management” for additional information. Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 63: Configuration

    Configuration Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document In the DocuSP 3.6 release the data displayed in the System Configuration has been enhanced in a number of areas. For example, the "General" tab includes specific detail about the actual CPU speeds (e.g., 296MHz), and hard disk sizes and...
  • Page 64: Debug Logging Enabled/disabled Indicator

    An icon has been added to the main menu to help a user to determine if software debug logging is enabled or disabled. Software debug logging is enabled by the Xerox Service Representative when the customer is experiencing problems that require additional information gathering from the system.
  • Page 65: Lcds Support And Enhancements

    Late Binding (LCDS Image Alignment): This feature (LCDS DJDE) aligns an image on a pre-printed form. The DocuPrint 75/90 cannot reposition the image on the media during print. The 75/90 also cannot add white space or trim scan lines. The workaround is to use the Image Shift feature.
  • Page 66 (or a bin limit is reached), it cannot switch to the top tray. "Unload at job complete" requires that the printer stop queuing jobs after job completion. Since jobs are queued at the printer, the only possibility is for the system to cycle down the printer. ·...
  • Page 67: Tape Client

    Tape Client Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document The Tape Client software enables transmission of data from a cartridge or open reel tape to the DT/DP 75/90 controller via the Socket Gateway. The Socket Gateway must be set up to interact with the Tape Client software.
  • Page 68: Supported Tape Drives

    ü Checking tape status ü Moving over blocks and files to reposition tape · Tape job accounting · Printing of multiple jobs initiated by a single Start command Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 69: Online Manager

    Online Manager Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document The Online Manager GUI has been introduced and includes the Job Setup feature. This feature allows the user to select and load an existing job setup, to create and save a new job setup and to delete a selected job setup.
  • Page 70 Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document...
  • Page 71: Tips/ipds Gateway

    TIPS/IPDS Gateway Xerox DocuTech 75/90 and DocuPrint 75/90 DocuSP 2.1 to 3.6 Differences Document The DocuPrint 75/90 IPDS Printing System (TIPS) software is available for the DocuSP 3.6 release. TIPS is a separate IPDS imaging subsystem with a graphical user interface. Integration of TIPS with DocuSP is similar to the Tape Client except that the software is sold and distributed separate from DocuSP.
  • Page 72: Supporting Documentation And Software

    In addition, Xerox Production Print Services software for Windows and Macintosh version 3.6, which includes the Xerox Document Submission software and various drivers and PPDs, is also now available. For more information, review the XPPS 3.6 customer letter.

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