Chapter 9Printer Objects
This chapter describes the attributes and operations provided for IPP printer objects.
What Is a Printer Object?
A printer object represents a single printer that accepts and prints job objects. The printer object can also have subscription objects associated with it.
Each printer object is always in one of three states: idle, processing, or stopped. An idle printer object is doing nothing because it has no job objects to print. When a new job object becomes available for printing, the printer object will start printing it.
A printer object in the processing state is currently printing at least one job object. Printer objects that print multiple jobs at a time are typically large-format plotters or printers that can ...