halftone

Identifies the desired combination of screen name, output appearance, and optionally, calibration to use for printing halftones. The halftone values are used to prepare color and gray-scale documents for printing on bi-level, black and white printers.

GUI label

Halftone

DSS

PSF, InfoPrint 2000

Type

Resettable, single-valued, complex, per-document

Syntax

screen-name:output-appearance.saved-calibration

Separate the values with colons, for example:

ibm106lpi:dark

The saved-calibration value is used only for custom halftones.

Allowed Values

The value of a halftone attribute is a combination of screen name and output appearance in the format: screen-name:output-appearance. For custom halftones, the value can also be a combination of screen name, output appearance, and saved calibration in the format: screen-name:output-appearance.saved-calibration.

You can enter a customized value or any of the supported (default) values for a particular model. The supported values by models follow.

With the InfoPrint 21, you can select the one of these halftone values:

  • ibm71lpi:standard
  • ibm71lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm71lpi:dark
  • ibm85lpi:standard
  • ibm85lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm85lpi:dark
  • ibm106lpi:standard
  • ibm106lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm106lpi:dark
  • ibm141lpi:standard
  • ibm141lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm141lpi:dark
  • ibm150lpi:standard
  • ibm150lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm150lpi:dark
  • ibm200lpi:standard
  • ibm200lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm200lpi:dark

With the InfoPrint 2060ES, InfoPrint 2075ES, InfoPrint 2090ES, and InfoPrint 2105ES printers, you can select one of these halftone values:

  • ibm85lpi:standard
  • ibm85lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm85lpi:dark
  • ibm85lpi:accutone
  • ibm85lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm85lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm85lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm85lpiRot90:accutone
  • ibm106lpi:standard
  • ibm106lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm106lpi:dark
  • ibm106lpi:accutone
  • ibm106lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm106lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm106lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm106lpiRot90:accutone
  • ibm121lpi:standard
  • ibm121lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm121lpi:dark
  • ibm121lpi:accutone
  • ibm121lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm121lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm121lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm121lpiRot90:accutone
  • ibm141lpi:standard
  • ibm141lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm141lpi:dark
  • ibm141lpi:accutone
  • ibm141lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm141lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm141lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm141lpiRot90:accutone
Note: You cannot use the ibm71lpi… values with the InfoPrint 2060ES, InfoPrint 2075ES, InfoPrint 2090ES, and InfoPrint 2105ES printers.

With the InfoPrint 2190, InfoPrint 2210, InfoPrint 2235, Infoprint EMP 156 Infoprint 75, Infoprint 100, Infoprint SP 8200 DN1, Infoprint 907 EX, Infoprint 1107 EX, Infoprint 1357 EX, Infoprint PRO 907, Infoprint PRO 1107, and Infoprint PRO 1357 printers, you can select one of these halftone values:

  • ibm85lpi:standard
  • ibm85lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm85lpi:dark
  • ibm85lpi:dark2
  • ibm85lpi:accutone
  • ibm85lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm85lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm85lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm85lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm85lpiRot90:accutone
  • ibm106lpi:standard
  • ibm106lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm106lpi:dark
  • ibm106lpi:dark2
  • ibm106lpi:accutone
  • ibm106lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm106lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm106lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm106lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm106lpiRot90:accutone
  • ibm121lpi:standard
  • ibm121lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm121lpi:dark
  • ibm121lpi:dark2
  • ibm121lpi:accutone
  • ibm121lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm121lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm121lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm121lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm121lpiRot90:accutone
  • ibm141lpi:standard
  • ibm141lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm141lpi:dark
  • ibm141lpi:dark2
  • ibm141lpi:accutone
  • ibm141lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm141lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm141lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm141lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm141lpiRot90:accutone

With the InfoPrint 4000 (IR1/IR2) or InfoPrint 4000-IR3-IR4 printer, you can enter one of these halftone values:

  • ibm71lpi:standard
  • ibm71lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm71lpi:dark
  • ibm71lpi:standard.enhtoner
  • ibm71lpi:highlight-midtones.enhtoner
  • ibm71lpi:dark.enhtoner
  • ibm85lpi:standard
  • ibm85lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm85lpi:dark
  • ibm85lpi:standard.enhtoner
  • ibm85lpi:highlight-midtones.enhtoner
  • ibm85lpi:dark.enhtoner
  • ibm106lpi:standard
  • ibm106lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm106lpi:dark
  • ibm106lpi:standard.enhtoner
  • ibm106lpi:highlight-midtones.enhtoner
  • ibm106lpi:dark.enhtoner
  • ibm141lpi:standard
  • ibm141lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm141lpi:dark
  • ibm141lpi:standard.enhtoner
  • ibm141lpi:highlight-midtones.enhtoner
  • ibm141lpi:dark.enhtoner

With the InfoPrint 4100-HD3-HD4, 4100-HD5-HD6, 4100-HS3, 4100-MD1-MD2, 4100-MS1, 4100-PD1-PD2, 4100-PS1, 4100-TS1, 4100-TS2, 4100-TS3, 4100-TD1-TD2, 4100-TD2-TD3, 4100-TD3-TD4, 4100-TD5-TD6, 5000–AS1, 5000–AD1–AD2, 5000–AS3, 5000–AD3–AD4, 5000–AD3–AD4–XR3, 5000–MP-MD3–MD4, 5000–MP-MC1–MC2, 5000–KM3, 5000–KM3–MD4 printers, you can enter one of these halftone values:

  • ibm71lpi:standard
  • ibm71lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm71lpi:dark
  • ibm71lpi:dark2
  • ibm71lpi:accutone
  • ibm71lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm71lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm71lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm71lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm71lpiRot90:accutone
  • ibm85lpi:standard
  • ibm85lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm85lpi:dark
  • ibm85lpi:dark2
  • ibm85lpi:accutone
  • ibm85lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm85lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm85lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm85lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm85lpiRot90:accutone
  • ibm106lpi:standard
  • ibm106lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm106lpi:dark
  • ibm106lpi:dark2
  • ibm106lpi:accutone
  • ibm106lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm1061lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm106lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm106lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm106lpiRot90:accutone
  • ibm141lpi:standard
  • ibm141lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm141lpi:dark
  • ibm141lpi:dark2
  • ibm141lpi:accutone
  • ibm141lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm141lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm141lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm141lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm141lpiRot90:accutone

With the InfoPrint 4100 printers, you can enter one of these halftone values:

  • ibm71lpi:standard
  • ibm71lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm71lpi:dark
  • ibm71lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm71lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm71lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm85lpi:standard
  • ibm85lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm85lpi:dark
  • ibm85lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm85lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm85lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm106lpi:standard
  • ibm106lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm106lpi:dark
  • ibm106lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm1061lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm106lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm141lpi:standard
  • ibm141lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm141lpi:dark
  • ibm141lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm141lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm141lpiRot90:dark

With the InfoPrint 75 printers, you can select one of these halftone values:

  • ibm85lpi:standard
  • ibm85lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm85lpi:dark
  • ibm85lpi:dark2
  • ibm85lpi:accutone
  • ibm85lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm85lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm85lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm85lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm85lpiRot90:accutone
  • ibm106lpi:standard
  • ibm106lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm106lpi:dark
  • ibm106lpi:dark2
  • ibm106lpi:accutone
  • ibm106lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm106lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm106lpiRot90:dark
  • ipm106lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm106lpiRot90:accutone
  • ibm121lpi:standard
  • ibm121lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm121lpi:dark
  • ibm121lpi:dark2
  • ibm121lpi:accutone
  • ibm121lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm121lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm121lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm121lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm121lpiRot90:accutone
  • ibm141pi:standard
  • ibm141lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm141lpi:dark
  • ibm141lpi:dark2
  • ibm141lpi:accutone
  • ibm141lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm141lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm141lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm141lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm141lpiRot90:accutone

With the InfoPrint 100 printers, you can select one of these halftone values:

  • ibm85lpi:standard
  • ibm85lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm85lpi:dark
  • ibm85lpi:dark2
  • ibm85lpi:accutone
  • ibm85lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm85lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm85lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm85lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm85lpiRot90:accutone
  • ibm106lpi:standard
  • ibm106lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm106lpi:dark
  • ibm106lpi:dark2
  • ibm106lpi:accutone
  • ibm106lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm106lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm106lpiRot90:dark
  • ipm106lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm106lpiRot90:accutone
  • ibm121lpi:standard
  • ibm121lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm121lpi:dark
  • ibm121lpi:dark2
  • ibm121lpi:accutone
  • ibm121lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm121lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm121lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm121lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm121lpiRot90:accutone
  • ibm141pi:standard
  • ibm141lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm141lpi:dark
  • ibm141lpi:dark2
  • ibm141lpi:accutone
  • ibm141lpiRot90:standard
  • ibm141lpiRot90:highlight-midtones
  • ibm141lpiRot90:dark
  • ibm141lpiRot90:dark2
  • ibm141lpiRot90:accutone

For all other base-printer models, you can enter one of these halftone values:

  • ibm71lpi:standard
  • ibm71lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm71lpi:dark
  • ibm85lpi:standard
  • ibm85lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm85lpi:dark
  • ibm106lpi:standard
  • ibm106lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm106lpi:dark
  • ibm141lpi:standard
  • ibm141lpi:highlight-midtones
  • ibm141lpi:dark

Default Value

No default value; however there is a default behavior based on printer model.

Usage Guidelines

  • InfoPrint validates and schedules jobs using this attribute against the actual destination attribute halftones-supported.
  • This document attribute is used only for GIF, JPEG, PDF, PostScript, and TIFF documents.
  • This document attribute works with the actual destination toner-version attribute, which specifies the version of the printer toner that you want to use.