Patent Number: 7,612,907

Title: Printing apparatus, print control method, computer-readable recording medium for storing program, and program

Abstract: A printing apparatus determines the print orientation of an image so that a degraded print quality area is located at the bottom of the image and prints the image based on the determined orientation so as to decrease print quality degradation caused by the print characteristics of a printer associated with paper feed.

Inventors: Kawai; Yoshinori (Kawasaki, JP), Sumi; Naoki (Yokohama, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G06K 15/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017