US 9,813,589 B2
Printing apparatus, printing apparatus control method, and program
Naoya Kakutani, Kashiwa (JP)
Assigned to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Dec. 18, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/975,580.
Application 14/975,580 is a continuation of application No. 14/536,436, filed on Nov. 7, 2014, granted, now 9,244,635.
Application 14/536,436 is a continuation of application No. 13/897,164, filed on May 17, 2013, granted, now 8,908,203, issued on Dec. 9, 2014.
Claims priority of application No. 2012-115760 (JP), filed on May 21, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2016/0105588 A1, Apr. 14, 2016
Int. Cl. H04N 1/44 (2006.01); H04N 1/00 (2006.01); G06K 15/00 (2006.01); G06F 3/12 (2006.01)
CPC H04N 1/4413 (2013.01) [G06F 3/1204 (2013.01); G06F 3/1222 (2013.01); G06F 3/1238 (2013.01); G06F 3/1267 (2013.01); G06F 3/1285 (2013.01); G06F 3/1287 (2013.01); G06K 15/005 (2013.01); G06K 15/4095 (2013.01); H04N 1/00204 (2013.01); H04N 2201/0094 (2013.01)] 39 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An image processing apparatus used in an image forming system that has a storing portion, an operating portion, an image forming portion, and an authentication portion, the operating portion being a portion that is capable of accepting a print instruction from an operation user, the authentication portion being a portion that authenticates the operation user as an input user, the storing portion being a portion that stores print data and is capable of storing print data associated with the input user, with a password for performing authentication different from the authenticating the operation user as the input user and set for said print data, said print data for which the password is set being hereinafter referred to as password-set print data, the image forming portion being a portion that is capable of executing a print process of forming an image on a recording medium on the basis of the print data, comprising:
a controlling portion that includes at least one memory for storing a program and at least one processor for executing the program, the controlling portion being configured:
to cause the image forming portion to perform processing for printing out the password-set print data in accordance with a print instruction without inputting the password on the basis of authentication of the operation user as the input user by the authentication portion; and
to cause the image forming portion to perform processing for printing out the password-set print data in accordance with a print instruction with inputting the password not on the basis of the authentication by the authentication portion.