Patent Number: 8,089,653

Title: Document processing apparatus, method and program for variable printing with document file dividing

Abstract: There is provided a document processing apparatus capable of, when acquiring a document based on a template file created by a variable printing system after converting the document into its own format, constructing a document in a format in which a concept of a record is introduced and preferably enabling operations for the unit of the concept of the source record, a document processing method and a program. In a computer 100 which issues to a printer 107 a print job for printing document data in which specified variable data is put into specified areas, template data into which the variable data can be merged is imported based on records; a segment is tentatively set for the template data, for each imported record; and the template data in which predetermined variable data is merged at predetermined areas is acquired on the basis of a record for which a segment is tentatively created.

Inventors: Kobashi; Kazufumi (Yokohama, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G06K 15/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-01-03 0:00:00