Role of print queue in Lexmark™ printer
Learn about the purpose and utility of print queue in Lexmark printer. What are the tips to pause, cancel, and restart print jobs from Lexmark printer queue?
Lexmark is the producer of wide range of printers such as color, laser, mono laser and inkjet printers. A print queue is defined as the illustration of a print device in Microsoft Windows. It tells you about the items that are in waiting to get printed or the about the preferences in printing. If you open a print queue the details about the active print jobs gets displayed with their status. The status of printers and their jobs are updated by the Win32 Spooler in the despool of a print job. As explained by the Win32 API, a 'printer' contains the printer driver, the print queue, along with the input or output path to the physical device. The main visible part of a printer is a print queue. It is controlled by the Print Manager or the Printer folders in the Windows user interfaces.
Given below are the tips to pause, cancel and restart print jobs from Lexmark printer queue:
- Tips to pause
- Tips to cancel
- Tips to restart
Tips to pause
In order to pause or resume all documents those are waiting to print, you need the permission to run the printer. For viewing your printer permissions, you need to right-click the printer. Then click on the Properties, and hit the Security tab, and then choose your user name. If your system is on a domain, printer permissions need to be managed by the administrator. After that you need to open Printers by clicking the Start button and select the Control Panel. From the Control Panel option, you need to click Hardware and Sound, and then choose Printers. After that you need to right-click the printer and hit ‘Pause Printing or Resume Printing’.
Tips to cancel
For cancelling all print jobs for a printer also, you need permission to administer documents on the printer. For this you need to open Printers by selecting the Start button and then go to the Control Panel option. After that, hit on Hardware and Sound. Then there you are provided with the option of Printers. You need to hit on ‘Printers’. For opening the print queue, you have to double-click the printer and choose the Printer menu, and then you need to hit Cancel All Documents.
For restarting the printing jobs you need to open Server Management firstly. Then in the console tree that exhibits, you have to click Printers. From the printers list, hit the printer with documents that are waiting to print. After that, choose Manage Printer Jobs. You have to right-click the document for which you need to cancel printing, and after that hit Cancel.
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