Auto line feed
A printer feature in which each carnage return code (CR) is automatically
accompanied by a line feed (LF) code.
Special codes used to control printer functions such as performing a
carriage return or line feed.
A value or setting that takes effect when the printer is turned on, reset, or
To transfer information from the computer to the printer. Fonts are
downloaded to the printer when needed.
Dots per inch. The number of dots per inch is a measure of printer
resolution. The higher the number of dots, the higher the resolution
See printer driver.
The part of the toner cartridge where the image is formed and transferred
to the paper.
smooths the jagged edges
of printed lines or shapes.
See printer emulation.
ESC (escape) code
A special control code used to begin most printer commands.
A set of characters and symbols that share a common typographic design
A grayscale image that is composed of small dots. The dots can be close
together to create black or more widely spaced to create gray or white
areas in the image. Newspaper photographs are common examples of