Patent Number: 8,817,300

Title: Method and apparatus to edit and print documents using a web browser

Abstract: A print server apparatus includes a receiving unit, an extraction unit, an acquisition unit, and an instruction unit. The receiving unit receives a URL displayed on an edit screen of a document from a client device, wherein the edit screen is provided by a web application on a web application server and is displayed on a web browser to use the displayed edit screen, thereby executing edit processing of the document. The extraction unit extracts identification information used to identify document data corresponding to the document based on the received URL. The acquisition unit acquires the document data identified by the extracted identification information from the web application server that provides the edit screen. The instruction unit instructs a printing apparatus to print the acquired document data.

Inventors: Towata; Hiroaki (Kawasaki, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G06F 3/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018