Global Patent Index - EP 0816106 A3

EP 0816106 A3 20000830 - Label printer with different display modes

Title (en)

Label printer with different display modes

Title (de)

Etikettendrucker mit unterschiedlichen Anzeigemoden

Title (fr)

Imprimante pour étiquettes avec modes d'affichage différents

Publication

EP 0816106 A3 20000830 (DE)

Application

EP 97110020 A 19970619

Priority

GB 9614142 A 19960705

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0816106A2] The label printed has and input with a number of keys for defining a label image to be printed, These keys include keys for defining the format of a label. A display is included for displaying and image, and a printing unit to produce the label. The label printer is controlled by a control unit to operate in layout mode, in which mode the display is caused to display an image of the label having the selected label format, and a number of layout parameters for defining the format Each parameter is alterable, where the label shown on the display alters with each selected alteration of the layout parameters by actuation of the format keys. The input unit includes keys for defining attributes of with input characters, and the control unit is arranged to control the label printer to operate in a character mode in which the display is caused by the control unit to show a characters with the selected character attributes and a number of character attribute parameters for defining the attributes. Each parameter is alterable, where the character shown on the display alters with each selected alteration of the character attribute parameter by actuation of the attribute keys.

IPC 1-7

G06F 17/21; B41J 3/407; G06F 3/023; G06K 15/02

IPC 8 full level

B41J 3/407 (2006.01); B65C 11/02 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

B41J 3/4075 (2013.01); B65C 11/0289 (2013.01); B65C 2210/0018 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 0816106 A2 19980107; EP 0816106 A3 20000830; EP 0816106 B1 20061025; DE 59712754 D1 20061207; GB 2314955 A 19980114; GB 9614142 D0 19960904; US 5885012 A 19990323

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 97110020 A 19970619; DE 59712754 T 19970619; GB 9614142 A 19960705; US 86706897 A 19970602