Patent Number: 6,338,076

Title: Method for preparing a document involving the use of finishing instructions

Abstract: In preparing a document, digital document data are generated which contain an information content (IC) and finishing instructions (FI), other than the information content (IC), for finishing the document. The document data is fed to an apparatus for preparing and finishing documents, where the preparation and finishing of the document are carried out in accordance with the document data and whereby the information content (IC) is provided on an information carrier. The document is composed of at least two sections (S1-S5), each divided into an information content (IC) and at least one finishing code (FC) which represents at least one finishing setting. Determining the finishing instructions (FI) for preparing the document proceeds in accordance with the finishing codes (FC) associated with the sections (S1-S5).

Inventors: Hidding; Gerhard (Heerenveen, NL), Edens; Bertus Karel (Drachten, NL)

Assignee: Hadewe B.V.

International Classification: G06F 17/24 (20060101); G06F 017/21 ()

Expiration Date: 01/08/2019