MX-B355W MX-B455W Print Release Settings Guide

MX-B355W MX-B455W Print Release Settings Guide
Print Release Settings Guide
Print Release Settings Guide
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ABOUT THIS GUIDE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
PRINT RELEASE FUNCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
BEFORE USING THE PRINT RELEASE FUNCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
• Settings required on the machine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . 4
• Installing the printer driver of the primary unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . 5
USING THE PRINT RELEASE FUNCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
• Storing a job in the primary unit from your computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . 6
• Printing/deleting a job stored in the primary unit from a secondary unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . 8
ABOUT THIS GUIDE
This guide explains how to use the print release function.
Please note
• The explanations in this manual assume that you have a working knowledge of your Windows or Mac OS computer.
• For information on your operating system, please refer to your operating system manual or the online Help function.
• The explanations of screens and procedures in this manual are primarily for Windows® 10 in Windows®
environments, and Mac OS X 10.12 in Mac OS environments. The screens may vary depending on the version of the
operating system.
• Considerable care has been taken in preparing this manual. If you have any comments or concerns about the manual,
please contact your dealer or nearest authorized service representative.
• This product has undergone strict quality control and inspection procedures. In the unlikely event that a defect or other
problem is discovered, please contact your dealer or nearest authorized service representative.
• Aside from instances provided for by law, SHARP is not responsible for failures occurring during the use of the
product or its options, or failures due to incorrect operation of the product and its options, or other failures, or for any
damage that occurs due to use of the product.
Warning
• Reproduction, adaptation or translation of the contents of the manual without prior written permission is prohibited,
except as allowed under copyright laws.
• All information in this manual is subject to change without notice.
• The display screens, messages, and key names shown in the manual may differ from those on the actual machine
due to product improvements and modifications.
• The explanations in this manual are based on American English and the North American version of the software.
Software for other countries and regions may vary slightly from the North American version.
• The touch panel, illustrations, and setting screens in this manual are for reference only, and may vary by model,
installed options, settings changed from the default state, and country or region.
• This manual assumes that a full-color machine is being used. Some of the explanations may not apply to a
monochrome machine.
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PRINT RELEASE FUNCTION
When there are multiple machines that support the print release function on the same network, you can use the print
release function to save data in the machine that is set as the primary unit and then print the saved data from secondary
unit which you set (multiple secondary units can be set).
Computer
Primary Unit*
Saving a job in the
primary unit.
TCP/IP network
You can print a job saved in
the machine (primary unit)
from other machine
(secondary unit) on the
same network.
Secondary Unit
Secondary Unit
For models that support the print release function, and for the number of secondary units that can be controlled by one
primary unit, consult your dealer.
* Depending on the models, the Hard disk expansion kit is required.
• When user authentication is enabled, only jobs of the logged-in user can be printed.
• In an environment with mixed models, some printer drivers may not produce the expected print result.
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BEFORE USING THE PRINT RELEASE
FUNCTION
This section explains settings that must be configured before you can use the Print Release function.
Settings required on the machine
The following settings must be configured on the machine in order to use the print release function. (Administrator rights
are required.)
System settings
Tap the [Settings] key on the touch panel of the machine and log in with administrator rights. Tap [System Settings] >
[Printer Settings] > [Print Release Settings], and configure the settings.
For the system settings, refer to the User's Manual.
Item
Settings
• Print Release
Select [Enable].
• Connecting Code
Enter a code for authentication between the primary unit and secondary
unit. Maximum of 32 alphanumeric characters. Be sure to enter the same
code in both the primary unit and secondary unit.
Entry of a code can be omitted.
• Primary Unit/Secondary Unit Setting
Select the machine in which print release jobs will be saved in [Primary
Unit]. Select the machine that will be used for printing in [Secondary Unit].
• Require Authentication when Storing (When
[Primary Unit] is selected)
Select whether or not authentication is required to store a print release job
in the machine that is functioning as the primary unit. If the user
authentication setting of the primary unit is disabled, jobs will be saved
without authentication even if [Enable] is selected.
• Address of Primary Unit (When [Secondary
Unit] is selected)
Enter the IP address or host name of the primary unit.
• Port Number
Set the port number used for print release in the primary unit and in the
secondary unit. Be sure to set the same number in both the primary unit
and the secondary unit. (The default port number is "53000", and there is
no particular need to change this.)
• Default Settings
• Print B/W
When [Enable] is selected, [Print B/W] is enabled in the print screen of the
print release job.
• Print and Delete the Data
When [Enable] is selected, [Print and Delete the Data] is enabled in the
print screen of the print release job.
• Delete Stored Data after Specified Time
Select whether or not stored print release jobs are automatically deleted
after a set time elapses. If you select [Enable], jobs that have been stored
the number of days set in "Days" will be automatically deleted.
• Days
When "Delete Stored Data after Specified Time" is enabled, set the number
of days jobs are stored.
• HDD Status
Displays the usage status of the hard disk drive.
• Delete All (When [Primary Unit] is selected)
When the machine functions as the primary unit, select this to delete all
stored print release jobs.
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Fixing the IP address of the machine
If the machine is used in a DHCP environment, the IP address of the machine may change. If this happens, you will not
be able to send print release information to the machine.
Adding the print release icon to the Home screen
It is not necessary this setting, if already added the print release icon.
Perform these steps after you have enabled the print release function in settings mode (administrator).
► System settings (page 4)
1
MFP Display Pattern
Setting
Change Text Color
On Home Screen
Easy
Copy
CLOUD PORTAL
Operation
Guide
Enlarge
Display Mode
Settings
Easy
Scan
Total Count
LCD Control
2
3
Job Status
Tap a place without a shortcut key in
home edit mode.
10:15
Tap [Print Release].
10:15
Select Functions to add to Home.
LCD Control
I-Fax Manual
Receive
Easy
Copy
Received Data
List
Forward Error
Box
Easy
Scan
Easy
Fax
Print Release
Google Drive
OneDrive
SharePoint
Online
Exchange
(E-Mail)
4
Tap [Edit Home] on the action panel.
Edit Home
Gmail
Easy Connect
(QR code)
Tap [Exit Home Edit Mode] on the action panel.
Home Edit Mode is exited and you return to the home screen.
Installing the printer driver of the primary unit
Install the printer driver of the primary unit on your computer. For the procedures for installing the printer driver, see the
Software Setup Guide.
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USING THE PRINT RELEASE FUNCTION
This section explains how to store jobs in the primary unit, and how to select and print jobs from a secondary unit.
Storing a job in the primary unit from your computer
When user authentication enabled in the machine, you must enter your user information (login name, password, etc.) in
the settings screen of the printer driver in order to print.* For explanations of the settings, see printer driver help.
* The user information that is required varies depending on the enabled authentication method. Check with the machine
administrator for this information.
In a Windows environment
1
Open the printer driver properties
window.
(1)
(1) Select the printer driver of the Primary
Unit.
(2)
(2) Click the [Preferences] button.
2
Configure the print release function.
(1)
(1) Click the [Job Handling] tab.
(2)
(2) Select the [Print Release] checkbox
(3)
.
(3) Enter user information as needed.
For more information, see the User's Manual.
• The print release function cannot be used at the same time as the document filing function.
• You can change the number of copies and color mode at the time of printing.
• To have the print release function be always enabled, select the [Print Release] checkbox
in [Printing
Policy] on the [Configuration] tab of the printer driver.
• If less than 10 MB is free in the storage area of the primary unit, the job will not be stored. Delete
unneeded jobs and print again.
Select any print settings that are
needed, and click the [OK] button.
3
4
Start printing.
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Check the paper size and paper type used for printing.
Select a paper size and paper type that are supported by the machine to be used.
If you select a non-supported paper size or paper type, you may not be able to print.
In a Mac OS environment
1
2
In the application, select [Print] from the [File] menu. Make sure that the
machine's printer name is selected.
(3)
Configure the print release function.
(1)
(2)
(4)
(1) Select [Job Handling].
(2) Click [Retention].
(3) Select the [Print Release] checkbox
.
(4) Click [Authentication] and enter your user
information as needed.
If user authentication is not enabled, this step can be
omitted.
For more information, see the User's Manual.
(5)
(5) Select any other print settings that are
needed, and click the [Print] button.
• The print release function cannot be used at the same time as the document filing function.
• You can change the number of copies and color mode at the time of printing.
• If less than 10 MB is free in the storage area of the primary unit, the job will not be stored. Delete
unneeded jobs and print again.
3
Start printing.
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Printing/deleting a job stored in the primary unit from a
secondary unit
This section explains how to print and delete a stored job from a secondary unit.
1
2
Tap the [Print Release] key on the Home screen.
• A list of the jobs stored in the primary unit appears.
• If the main power of the primary unit is not on, a message will appear and you will not be able to view the stored jobs.
(1)
Change Number
of Prints
File Name
Login Name
HDD_20170808_165828
User1
08/08/2017
A4_03P
User1
08/08/2017
HDD_20170808_164042
User2
08/08/2017
HDD_20170808_163712
User2
08/08/2017
HDD_20170808_151132
User1
08/08/2017
HDD_20170808_134726
User1
08/08/2017
HDD_20170808_135845
User1
08/08/2017
Select All
Print or delete the selected job.
(2)
Select Job to Operate.
Date
(3)
No. of
Prints
1
(1) Tap the job you want to print or delete.
The checkbox is selected
.
( 1 - 9999)
You can select more than one job.
You can select all jobs with the [Select All] key.
Print B/W
Print and Delete the Data
(2) Configure print settings.
• To delete the job from the primary unit after printing,
select the [Print and Delete the Data] checkbox
.
• If you are deleting the job, this step is not necessary.
Print
Delete
(3) Start printing or deleting.
If you are deleting the job, a confirmation screen will
appear. Select [Yes] to delete.
When user authentication is enabled, only the print jobs of the logged-in user appear.
• When the secondary unit is a monochrome machine, [Print B/W] does not appear and jobs saved in color are printed in
monochrome.
• When the secondary unit is a color machine, jobs saved in monochrome are printed in monochrome even if the [Print B/W]
checkbox is not selected
.
• If you selected a setting such as stapling that cannot be executed because the secondary unit does not have the
necessary option, the setting will be disregarded.
• If the selected job is a PS file, the job will only be printed if the secondary unit supports PS file printing.
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