US 9,811,291 B2
Printing system and print data rewriting method
Katsuaki Nagata, Mishima (JP); Hideyuki Kato, Yokohama (JP); and Satoshi Oyama, Mishima (JP)
Assigned to KABUSHIKIK KAISHA TOSHIBA, Tokyo (JP); and TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, Minato-ku, Tokyo (JP); and TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Jul. 10, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/327,694.
Prior Publication US 2016/0011826 A1, Jan. 14, 2016
Int. Cl. G06F 3/12 (2006.01); B65H 7/20 (2006.01); G06K 15/00 (2006.01); G06K 15/16 (2006.01)
CPC G06F 3/1213 (2013.01) [B65H 7/20 (2013.01); G06F 3/1264 (2013.01); G06F 3/1285 (2013.01); G06K 15/16 (2013.01); G06K 15/403 (2013.01)] 5 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A printing system, comprising:
an image forming apparatus comprising a first stacking section which stacks image formed sheets;
a finisher comprising a second stacking section which stacks image formed sheets, the finisher connected to the image forming apparatus; and
a computer comprising;
a memory;
a processor configured to rewrite first information contained in print data stored in the memory and based on a shortest path determination, designate a sheet discharging destination from a setting that is discharged to the second stacking section to a setting that is discharged to the first stacking section,
acquire a designated sheet sized contained in the print data; and
specify one or more sheet feed sources in which the sheets of the designated size are stacked,
if one of the sheet feed source is specified, do not rewrite second information contained in the print data stored in the memory and designate a sheet feed source of the image forming apparatus, if more than one of the sheet feed sources are specified, rewrite the second information to a sheet feed source which is located in an upper part of the specified sheet feed sources of the image forming apparatus; and
an interface configured to send rewritten print data to the image forming apparatus.