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Monochrome Printers, Nuvera, iGen3

Printing to Hot Folders from OS X

At the Docusp (5.1 or later)

Make sure you've designated a queue as a Hot Folder and have configured it so that behaves in a way that suits your purposes.

At the OS X Workstation

Creating the Hot Folder Connection

  1. On the menu bar, click on Go to open a drop-down window.
  2. On the drop-down menu, click on Connect to Serverů to open the Connect to Server dialog box.
  3. In the Server Address field fo the Connect to Server dialog box, type: smb://###.###.###.###/queuename, substituting your DocuSP ip address for ###.###.###.### and substituting the name of the queue you've designated as the Hot Folder for queuename.
  4. Click on the [Connect] button to accept the Server Address, to close the Connect to Server dialog box and to open the SMB/CIFS File System Authentication window.
  5. In the SMB/CIFS File System Authentication window's Name field, type your OS X logon ID.
  6. In the SMB/CIFS File System Authentication window's Password field, type your OS X logon password.
  7. Click on the [OK] button to enter the logon information, to close the SMB/CIFS File System Authentication window, to open a window for your Hot Folder and to place an icon for your Hot Folder on your OS X desktop.

    Note: If you plan to use this Hot Folder regularly, drag the Hot Folder's desktop icon to your OS X task bar, to the left of the Trash Can. This will create a Quick Launch button for connecting to your Hot Folder, saving you steps # 1-4 for future Hot Folder connection.

Using the Hot Folder

Simply drag a valid PostScript file, TIFF, text file or PDF onto the Hot Folder window.

The file will be transported to the queue on the printer's Digital Front End (DFE) and will be ticked and processed according to the queue's settings.

Closing the Local Connection to the Hot Folder

Either hold down the key with the Apple on it and tap the letter E or

Click on the Disk Eject symbol in the left column of the Hot Folder or

Click on the menu bar on the word File to open a drop-down menu, and then click in the drop-down menu on Eject "your Hot Folder queue name".

Created by Norman Teck
Feberuary 9, 2006