Patent Number: 7,821,663

Title: Image supply device, control method of the device, and printing system

Abstract: In this invention, to enable printing of an image that has undergone an image process or print process complying with the desire of a user on an image supply device side, real object handles and virtual object handles are set to, of images to be supplied to the printing device, images that require a predetermined image process and remaining images, respectively. A print job including the object handle of a print target image is issued in accordance with a print instruction. If the handle of an image requested by the printing device in response to the issued print job is a virtual object handle, the predetermined image process is executed for image data corresponding to the handle, and the processed image data is supplied to the printing device.

Inventors: Yamada; Akitoshi (Yokohama, JP), Kato; Masao (Kawasaki, JP), Onuma; Nobuo (Yokohama, JP), Mikami; Ruriko (Kawasaki, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G06F 15/00 (20060101); G06F 15/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00