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Tutorial: Using the Printer and Scanner

2. Managing Print Jobs

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When you send something for printing from your application, the data to be printed is stored in the print spooler area and a print job is added to the print spooler queue. In this way many printing jobs can be carried out without waiting for the printer to finish printing a job first before accepting another printing job. The Print Manager is used for managing the print jobs associated with a given printer.

The Print Manager can be utilized to check on the status of the printing jobs that you have submitted to the printer and to cancel jobs still in the queue if you need to. To do this, launch the Print Manager and then double-click on the icon of the printer that you want to monitor. A list of current print jobs in the queue is displayed. To cancel a print job, highlight the job in question and then click on the Edit button on the menu bar on top and select Cancel Documents from the pull down menu.

Click to view screen shot Fig 5.7 Status of Print Jobs in the Queue.

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Tutorial: Using the Printer and Scanner
1. Printer Setup and Configuration
2. Managing Print Jobs
3. Using the Printer from an Application
4. Using the Scanner

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