Patent Number: 6,298,359

Title: Document output device

Abstract: A color table stores a plurality of discriminating information so as to discriminate a predetermined data of a document data and a color information corresponding to each discriminating information. An area information indicative of a position on the document which is additionally outputted is stored. When the document is printed, a predetermined data of the document data is discriminated, and the color information corresponding to the discriminated predetermined data is retrieved from the color table. An image generated by an identified color according to the retrieved color information is drawn on the document at a predetermined position indicated by the area information. Accordingly, by an image color which is additionally outputted at the predetermined position, a user can simply identify a type of the document and inherent information of the document by its appearance at a glance.

Inventors: Konishi; Masao (Iruma, JP), Takahashi; Yoshitsugu (Fussa, JP), Sano; Fuminori (Haruma, JP), Osawa; Kazue (Tokorozawa, JP), Sasaki; Chika (Fussa, JP), Takano; Katsuji (Musashimurayama, JP), Mizoguchi; Takehiko (Akiruno, JP)

Assignee: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G06K 15/02 (20060101); G06T 11/60 (20060101); G06F 17/21 (20060101); G06F 017/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018