Epson ActionLaser 1400 Reference Guide

Glossary

Glossary

Glossary
Auto line feed
A printer feature in which each carnage return code (CR) is automatically
accompanied by a line feed (LF) code.
control codes
Special codes used to control printer functions such as performing a
carriage return or line feed.
default
A value or setting that takes effect when the printer is turned on, reset, or
initialized.
download
To transfer information from the computer to the printer. Fonts are
downloaded to the printer when needed.
dpi
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
driver
See printer driver.
drum
The part of the toner cartridge where the image is formed and transferred
to the paper.
edge smoothing
A feature 
that 
smooths the jagged edges 
of printed lines or shapes.
emulation
See printer emulation.
ESC (escape) code
A special control code used to begin most printer commands.
font
A set of characters and symbols that share a common typographic design
and style.
halftone
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
halftones.
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