Patent Number: 6,166,823

Title: Printing method and apparatus, paper ejecting position control method and apparatus

Abstract: A printing apparatus and a printing method for the printing apparatus, along with a paper ejecting position control method and apparatus of the printing apparatus are provided wherein a print control unit is provided with an instruction evacuating area and a paper ejection evacuating area both for storing information associated with the ejecting position. The ejecting position is contained in an instruction provided to a printing portion based on offset information and contents stored in the instruction evacuating area. The contents of the paper ejection evacuating area are updated based on ejecting position contained in the instruction provided to the printing portion. The paper ejection evacuating area is updated based on the actual ejecting position, and the contents of the instruction evacuating area are updated based on the contents of the paper ejection evacuating area in a recovery after printing failure occurred, therefore, paper can always be ejected to the proper position.

Inventors: Fujii; Naoto (Hyogo, JP), Teramoto; Hiroyo (Hyogo, JP)

Assignee: Fujitsu Limited

International Classification: B65H 33/08 (20060101); B65H 33/00 (20060101); G06K 15/02 (20060101); G06K 15/16 (20060101); H04N 1/32 (20060101); H04N 1/00 (20060101); B41B 015/00 (); B41J 015/00 (); G06F 015/00 (); G03G 015/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017