Patent Number: 7,826,084

Title: Output control apparatus, output control system, output control method, computer-readable recording medium and computer program for communicating with a plurality of printing apparatuses

Abstract: An output destination of a job can be arbitrarily selectively used in accordance with an application of the user. If a state of each of printers to which the print job should be outputted is abnormal, if the states of the printers are unknown, or if there is a trouble in the obtainment and holding of the states of the printers, by controlling so as to output the print job at the output destination according to each situation with reference to an output destination change instruction table which has preliminarily been registered by the user, the output destination of the job is not always changed. If the output destination is changed, the output destination can be manually changed, thereby enabling the job to be outputted at the output destination according to the application of the user.

Inventors: Wanda; Koichiro (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G06F 15/00 (20060101); G06F 3/12 (20060101); G06K 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00