Notes:

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Accounting / Reporting Turn easy Reporting and accounting on
Collect Serial numbers and store them in a database file
Printing a Job X times and personalize it with a continuous counter
Search and Delete, Replace etc.
Correct bar code selection sequences
Search methods

Archiving Solutions

MyPrintArchive - Collect4Printing, Archive all jobs and send them to the printer/MFP in one shot
Split a file into an archive with a file counter
Split mailmerge print files in their single documents
Postal optimization and OMR marking
Archiving to professional storage system using Index files
Collection small single jobs and print them together to eliminate the printer job setup time
Collect 2 different jobs, print then into an order and staple them together
Turn a Windows stream into a searchable PDF
Add Logo/Letterhead only in archive

Security solutions
Authentication
Insert private PIN to store the job on the printer's harddisk (data base sample)
Insert private PIN/Mailbox to store the job on the printers hard disk
Watermarks: Username, Document name, page numbers etc, automatically on the page
Safe Monitored Printing
Enter the authentication information for FollowMe printing
Get a PIN out of an ELP data base to secure jobs
See also accounting and reporting

Counter
Job Counter
Variables

Printing a job X times and personalize it with a continuous counter
Copy counter Watermarks
Use a Counter and perform tasks based upon counter value (e.g. Collect X Jobs)
Send automatically printed copies to a user list.
Perform ELP action only for dynamic list of users
Page counter and watermark on back side of page
Page counter vertical on the left side of page
Perform some actions like paper tray settings on the last [or on a specific] page
Insert an additional (colored) sheet every # jobs, using the Job Counter
Insert an additional (colored) sheet every # page, using the Job Counter
Insert after X copies of a document a separation page

Insert a Job counter on each document

Print the last page in simplex, when the duplexed job has got an odd amount of pages.
Workload Job Rotation (Job Counter)
Split a file into an archive with a file counter

Distributed Printing Forward jobs based upon their size or content
Extract the SAP user name from job title and reroute the job to another printer
MyPrintArchive - Collect4Printing
Workload Job Rotation (Job Counter)
Send automatically printed copies to a user list.
See also Job Splitting

Forms & Printer Management
Watermarks

Booklet Printing
Printing solutions for duplexing
Print on the first page a full letter head and only the logo on the following pages. Adding FormFeeds and insert pages.
Send job to different mailbox out-trays, depending upon the amount of printed pages
Overlay a form with every print job
Insert Terms & Conditions on page 1 or at the end on last page
Dedicate a form / ELP_Command to a physical queue
Cover / Footer pages or documents, including Watermarks
Generate your own forms
Triggering invoices / delivery notes etc. forms for different companies
T&C on all back pages; Extended: front page with a letter head, remaining pages with just the logo
Depending upon the paper tray used, print specific forms on every page
Dynamically add description / tax / data sheet pages
Using print queue specific forms, but with data stream specific copy factors
A lot ELP_Command examples
Watermarks: Username, Document name, page numbers etc, automatically on the page
Print job duplex, add on all back pages the terms & conditions, on first page the letter head, on remaining front pages the logo
Prints on all pages except the last one, the full letter head, the last page is printed out of the paper tray preprinted
Printing 2 A4/A4 pages on one A3/A4 page
Printing every page of an A5 job twice on A4 to gain printing speed. even duplexing is possible.
Printing a copy of the same page on the same page, all reduced by 50%
Printing colored forms and watermarks underneath black text
Don't print in color when printing from Outlook or any other application
Automatic download of special fonts
Printing signatures and watermarks securely from USB sticks
Insert an additional (colored) sheet every # page
Print Job Duplex, but beginning with a specific page change to simplex
Print simplex and duplex jobs on preprinted/prepunched paper
Tray changing based on key word in data stream with display message
Merging on the fly of PDF documents into a PCL datastream

Stapling Stapling a duplicated job
Always staple X pages of the data stream together. X maybe even copies of the same page.
Stapling/punching a mail merge document?
Split every 50th page and staple
Staple first N pages of the job
Sort pages in document and staple each sorted part
General How ELP defines and executes rules
Triggering rules with hierarchy
Allowing/blocking printing from dedicated applications
Job splitting Split a huge job into x parts
Split a big job into 50 pages pieces, as this is maximum amount of pages being stapled
Split a job to different out-trays and perform rules upon used input trays
Split an ASCII file by detecting the page number 01 on each first page
How to split mail merge documents into their single documents (Stapling / Punching)
How to split mail merge documents into their single documents (General)
Split a file into an archive with a file counter
Send automatically printed copies to a user list.

Miscellaneous

Print only one copy instead of 2 coming from my application
Initialize ASCII data streams, insert FormFeeds and more
Insert Form Feeds into ASCII alike data streams
Get Username or other Variables from streams coming from hosts
Start time [and date] triggered processes
Delete the Job name in PJL section due to security reasons
How can I install ELP, when I have a second application also using the Print processoer method for printing?
Printing OMR marks for envelope inserter machines
Postal optimization and OMR marking
Job Ticketing with printing eMail, Archiving and copies on user request
Rotate paper trays for each job
TrayMap (Change easily the input/output papertray)
Report Line Generator
Delete [next] graphic in data stream
Remove unneeded download fonts form windows generated data stream to get small tiny streams
Collection small single jobs and print them together to eliminate the printer job setup time

Rules Selecting a form or process always for every job printed
Dedicating a function to a queue
Use the job name for selecting what to do
How to setup new rules
Finally all examples above describe quite a lot of examples how to trigger and what to do.
Database Using the ELP build-in database
Get a PIN out of an ELP data base to secure jobs
Perform ELP action only for dynamic list of users
Search in the ELP data base and store the fields into ELP usable variables (Pin printing)
OMR marks Dynamically add description / tax / data sheet pages and OMR marks

 

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