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Publication numberCA2414759 A1
Publication typeApplication
Application numberCA 2414759
PCT numberPCT/AU2000/000759
Publication date11 Jan 2001
Filing date30 Jun 2000
Priority date30 Jun 1999
Also published asCA2414745A1, CA2414745C, CA2414759C, CN1205529C, CN1367891A, CN1658140A, CN100383715C, DE60039887D1, EP1203283A1, EP1203283A4, EP1203283B1, EP1203314A1, EP1203314A4, EP1203314B1, US6766942, US6889896, US6976035, US6991153, US6991154, US7004390, US7044363, US7415668, US7571193, US7895159, US20030093757, US20030106018, US20030106024, US20040217160, US20050166145, US20050166146, US20050270577, US20080304888, US20090273807, US20110102845, US20110142520, WO2001002939A1, WO2001002995A1
Publication numberCA 2414759, CA 2414759 A1, CA 2414759A1, CA-A1-2414759, CA2414759 A1, CA2414759A1, PCT/2000/759, PCT/AU/0/000759, PCT/AU/0/00759, PCT/AU/2000/000759, PCT/AU/2000/00759, PCT/AU0/000759, PCT/AU0/00759, PCT/AU0000759, PCT/AU000759, PCT/AU2000/000759, PCT/AU2000/00759, PCT/AU2000000759, PCT/AU200000759
InventorsPaul Lapstun, Kia Silverbrook
ApplicantSilverbrook Research Pty Ltd, Paul Lapstun, Kia Silverbrook
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: CIPO, Espacenet
Method and system for navigating a history list
CA 2414759 A1
Abstract
A method of enabling a user to obtain a printed copy of a document previously printed by the user, the method including: maintaining a history list in a computer system of documents previously printed by the user; printing the history list, or a portion of the history list, in a list document including at least one user interface element associated at least one history item in the history list, to allow the user to indicate a request for a copy of the previously printed document associated with the history item by interacting with the interface element using a sensing device which is adapted to transmit request data to the computer system; retrieving the copy via the computer system; and printing the copy.
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Claims(23)
1. A method of enabling a user to obtain a printed copy of a document previously printed by the user, the method including:
maintaining a history list in a computer system of documents previously printed by the user;
printing the history list, or a portion of the history list, in a list document including at least one user interface element associated with at least one history item in the history list, to allow the user to indicate a request for a copy of a previously printed document associated with the history item by interacting with the interface element using a sensing device which is adapted to transmit request data to the computer system;
retrieving the copy via the computer system; and printing the copy.
2. A method as claimed in claim 1, wherein the at least one previously printed document is identified by a description in the list document which presents a link to a corresponding instance of the previously printed document, for retrieval by the computer system.
3. A method as claimed in claim 2, wherein at least one further user interface element is provided in the list document to allow the history list to be subject to at least one navigation action using the sensing device, and wherein the navigation action indicated to the computer system via the sensing device results in a further list document being printed.
4. A method as claimed in claim 3, wherein the navigation action is at least one of:
requesting an ordering of the history list by date, requesting an ordering of the history list by description, requesting a chronologically earlier portion of the history list, and requesting a summary version of the history list.
5. A method as claimed in claim 1, further including deletion of a history item from the history list upon request from the user, wherein the sensing device is adapted to identify the history item to be deleted and the list document includes an appropriate interface element to allow the request to be transmitted to the computer system using the sensing device.
6. A method as claimed in claim 1, wherein the list document includes coded data indicative of an identity of the list document and of the at least one interface element, and wherein the method includes receiving, in the computer system, indicating data from the sensing device regarding the identity of the list document and a position of the sensing device relative to the list document in order to identify the list document and determine when the sensing device is used to interact with the interface element to indicate the request.
7. A method as claimed in claim 6, including receiving, in the computer system, movement data regarding movement of the sensing device relative to the list document, the sensing device sensing its movement relative to the list document using at least some of the coded data, and identifying the request in the computer system from the movement being at least partially within a zone associated with the interface element.
8. A method as claimed in claim 6, wherein the list document is printed on a surface of a surface defining structure at the same time as the coded data is printed on the surface.
9. A method as claimed in claim 6, which includes printing the coded data to be substantially invisible in the visible spectrum.
10. A method as claimed in claim 6, including retaining a retrievable record of the printed list document, the list document being retrievable using the identity data as contained in the coded data.
11. A method as claimed in claim 1, wherein the sensing device includes an identification code associated with a particular user and the method includes monitoring use of the sensing device in the computer system.
12. A system for enabling a user to obtain a printed copy of a document previously printed by the user, the system including:
a database maintaining a history list of documents previously printed by the user;
a computer system for accessing the database and for generating a list document to include the history list, or a portion of the history list, and to include at least one user interface element associated with at least one history item in the history list, to enable a user to indicate a request for a copy of a previously printed document associated with the history item;
a printer to print the list document; and a sensing device for interacting with the interface element so as to transmit request data to the computer system which, upon receipt of the request data, retrieves the copy for printing at the printer.
13. A system as claimed in claim 12, wherein the at least one previously printed document is identified by a description in the list document which presents a link to a corresponding instance of the previously printed document, for retrieval by the computer system
14. A system as claimed in claim 12, wherein the list document is printed with further user interface elements to allow the history list to be subjected to one or more navigation actions using the sensing device, each navigation action indicated to the computer system via the sensing device resulting in a further list document being printed.
15. A system as claimed in claim 12, wherein the list document includes coded data indicative of an identity of the list document and of the at least one interface element.
16. A system as claimed in claim 15, wherein the computer system is adapted to receive movement data regarding movement of the sensing device relative to the list document and interpret said movement of the sensing device as it relates to the interface element, the sensing device, when moved relative to the list document, sensing the data regarding the interface element using at least some of the coded data and generating the data regarding its own movement relative to the list document.
17. A system as claimed in claim 10, wherein the sensing device includes an identification code associated with a particular user and the computer system is arranged to monitor the use of the sensing device.
18. A system as claimed in claim 10, wherein the sensing device includes a marking nib.
19. A system as claimed in claim 10, wherein the list document is printed on a surface of a surface-defining structure and wherein the printer prints the list document on demand.
20. A system as claimed in claim 15, wherein the printer is arranged to print the coded data at the same time as printing the list document on a surface-defining structure.
21. A system as claimed in claim 15, wherein the coded data is substantially invisible in the visible spectrum.
22. The system as claimed in claim 15, including a database for keeping a retrievable record of each list document generated, each list document being retrievable by using its identity, as included in its coded data.
23. The system as claimed in claim 15, wherein the printer includes a binding means for binding the list document in the event the list document includes a plurality of pages.
Classifications
International ClassificationG06F17/30, G06F3/00, H04N7/15, H04M3/56, G06F3/06, G06K17/00, B42C9/00, G06F3/12, B65H37/04, G06F17/21, B65H29/34, B41J2/175, B41J2/21, G06F3/042, G06F3/041, H04N1/327, H04N1/00, G06F3/048, G06K9/22, G06F15/00, G06F3/033, B42C19/02, B41J13/10, H04N1/32
Cooperative ClassificationH04N1/32101, H04N1/00567, H04N1/00376, H04N2201/3207, H04N2201/3226, H04N2201/3242, H04N1/32778, H04N1/32128, B65H37/04, H04N1/00326, H04N1/32771, G06F2203/0337, B42C9/0006, H04N1/32122, H04N1/00358, H04N1/00127, B42C9/0081, B41J2/17546, G06K17/00, G06F3/03545, B41J2/17553, H04N1/00204, B42C19/02, B42P2261/04, H04L12/1827, H04N1/00244, B65H29/34, B41J2/17523, H04N1/00968, B41J2/17513, H04N2201/3269, B41J13/106, G06K9/222, B41J2/17503, H04N2201/3247, H04N2201/3249, B41J13/103, H04N2201/3271, H04N2201/3278, B41J2/2114, B41J2/17556, G06F3/04883, H04N2201/3205, H04N2201/0082, B41J2/17563, H04N2201/327, H04N2201/3243, G06F3/1204, G06F17/218, G06F17/242, G06F3/1243, G06F3/1284
European ClassificationH04N1/00D2B4, H04N1/327F4M, H04N1/00D2B2, H04N1/00W2, G06K17/00, B41J2/175C, H04N1/00C22, H04N1/00C3K, G06F3/0354N, G06F3/0488G, H04N1/32C, B41J2/175C3A, H04N1/00C3, G06K9/22H, B65H29/34, B41J2/175C9, H04N1/32C15D, B41J2/175F, B41J13/10C, B41J2/175C8, B42C19/02, H04N1/00F, B42C9/00B, B42C9/00D, B41J2/175C2, B41J2/21B2, H04N1/32C17, B41J2/175C7E, H04N1/327F4, B65H37/04, B41J13/10B, G06F3/12T
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