US Patent No. 9,264,582

PRINTING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING PRINTING APPARATUS, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, AND STORAGE MEDIUM


Patent No. 9,264,582
Issue Date February 16, 2016 
Title Printing Apparatus, Information Processing Apparatus, Method For Controlling Printing Apparatus, Method For Controlling Information Processing Apparatus, And Storage Medium
Inventorship Hisashi Koike, Kawasaki (JP)
Assignee Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,264,582

1. A printing system comprising:
an information processing apparatus; and
a printing apparatus,
wherein the information processing apparatus comprises:
a generating unit configured to generate a definition file defining a plurality of types of sheet that the printing apparatus
can use, in a case where a type of sheet to be used for printing is not specified, for printing; and

a transmitting unit configured to transmit to the printing apparatus a print job to which the definition file has been added,
and

wherein the printing apparatus comprises:
a receiving unit configured to receive a print job to which the definition file has been added;
a selecting unit configured to select, in a case where a type of sheet to be used for printing is not specified in the print
job, a type of sheet to be used for printing from among the plurality of types of sheet defined by the definition file added
to the print job;

a printing unit configured to perform printing using the type of sheet selected by the selecting unit; and
a notifying unit configured to notify, in a case where a type of sheet to be used for printing is not specified in the print
job and the plurality of types of sheet defined by the definition file is not set to any of sheet feed trays of the printing
apparatus, a user of absence of sheet.