Status page

The Status page shows a graphic of the printing system and lists the status of the printer, the current printer settings, the forms settings for the current print job, the status of any attached pre- and postprocessors, active operator messages, and the print quality settings.

Printer Graphic

If your system consists of a single printer engine, a graphic showing one printer will be displayed. If your system consists of two printer engines in Duplex mode, a graphic showing two printers will be displayed. If your system consists of two printer engines in Dual Simplex mode, a left navigation pane will list both printer engines and you can select which printer you want to display.

Note:
The left navigation pane only displays for systems in Dual Simplex mode.

Figure 106. Two printer engines in Duplex mode
Two printer engines in Duplex mode

Status

Displays the primary status of both printer engines (Receiving, Ready, or Not Ready) and any related secondary status information, such as Warming Up. The background color of the status area indicates the following:

Current Settings

Displays the following settings:

Note:
If no printer name was specified using the printer console, the Printer Name field will display the internet name of the local host.

Form Settings

Displays the following settings for the form currently being printed:

Form settings are defined using the Form Settings panel on the printer console.

Pre/Postprocessor Status

Displays the status of any attached pre- and postprocessors and the values for the following postprocessor settings:

The service representative configures any attached preprocessors and postprocessors when they are installed and sets the state of each device to Enabled or Disabled. Pre- and postprocessors are enabled or disabled using the Pre/Postprocessor panel on the printer console.

Operator Messages

Displays all active operator messages. Message text is preceded by a colored icon that represent errors, warnings, and informational messages.

Note:
If applicable to the web page you are viewing, you may be able to use the browser Search, Find, and Print functions.

Print Quality

Displays the following settings for print quality:

Print quality settings are defined using the Print Quality panel on the printer console.

Note:

If applicable to the web page you are viewing, you may be able to use the browser Search, Find, and Print functions.

To display the general help system, select the Help button in the tool bar at the top of the web page. Select the ? at the top of the current web page to display the help topic for the web page you are currently viewing. Help topics are displayed inside a separate help system browser.