Patent Number: 6,295,136

Title: Printer control apparatus method of controlling printer and recording medium used therefor

Abstract: A printer driver of the present invention informs the operator of some pieces of information specified on another tab during data input operations on a predetermined tab. This structure makes the printer driver easy to use. Composite image data stored as display image data into a display image memory include image data representing a Main tab CD3 and image data representing data of Paper Size and Printing Orientation input on a Paper tab CD4. A composite image including the Main tab CD3 and the data of Paper Size and Printing Orientation input on the Paper tab CD4 is accordingly displayed on a CRT. This structure informs the operator of the data specified on the Paper tab CD4, while the operator carries out data input operations on the Main tab CD3.

Inventors: Ono; Katsuhiro (Suwa, JP), Nishimura; Kiyotaka (Suwa, JP)

Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation

International Classification: G06K 15/00 (20060101); G06F 3/12 (20060101); G06F 015/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018