Database property names for media

Messages about media might refer to properties by their database names, which begin with Media.

Some of the values that you see in drop-down lists in the user interface are not the same as the values that Ricoh ProcessDirector uses internally. When you make some requests using Web services or set values using an overrides file, you must use the internal value. The Internal values column lists the internal values for those properties.

In the Editable column:

  • Yes means that an authorized user can change the value after the media has been created.
  • No means that an authorized user cannot change the value.

In the Job ticket column:

  • Yes means that the property is compared to one or more values in the job ticket that is used to submit the job in order to set the Media property for the job.
  • No means that the property is not compared to values in the job ticket.

Media properties

Database name Field name Brief description Internal values Editable Job ticket
Media.Description Media description Contains user-defined text that describes the media.   Yes No
Media.ID Displayed in the properties notebook title: Media name Contains the name of the media.   No Yes
Media.LastModified Last modified The date and time that the media was last changed.   No No
Media.MappedMedia Mapped system media Specifies the system media that you want to map to this printer media.   Yes Yes
Media.MappedMedia.PrinterFilter Printer Specifies what printers to display media mappings for in the table.
  • All
Yes Yes
Media.ModifiedBy Modified by user Specifies the user name of the user who made the last change to this media.   No No
Media.Printer Printer Specifies the name of the printer that this printer media is associated with.   No Yes
Media.ProductId Product ID Specifies the product ID of the media. This property is used only with jobs sent to Ricoh PDF printers with a Data stream to send value of JDF/PDF.   Yes Yes
Media.SendName Send media name in job ticket Specifies whether the media name is sent to the Ricoh PDF printer in the JDF job ticket.   Yes No
MediaSize.Height Media height Specifies the height of the media.   Yes Yes
MediaSize.Units Media units Specifies the unit of measure for the media height and width.
  • Inches
  • Millimeters
  • Points
Yes No
Note: Media dimensions in the job ticket are always in points.
MediaSize.Width Media width Specifies the width of the media.   Yes Yes
MediaType.Color Media color Specifies the color of the media.
  • Blue
  • Buff
  • Goldenrod
  • Gray
  • Green
  • Ivory
  • None
  • Orange
  • Pink
  • Purple
  • Red
  • User
  • White
  • Yellow
Yes Yes
MediaType.Details Media details Specifies the general category to which the media belongs; for example, letterhead or transparency.
  • Bond
  • Cardstock
  • Envelope
  • Labels
  • Letterhead
  • Paper
  • Special
  • Tabstock
  • Translucent
  • Transparent
Yes Yes
MediaType.Preprinted Media is preprinted Specifies whether the media is preprinted.
  • No
  • Yes
Yes Yes
MediaType.Punched Media is prepunched Specifies whether the media is prepunched.
  • No
  • Yes
Yes Yes
MediaType.Recycled Media is recycled Specifies whether the media is recycled.
  • No
  • Yes
Yes Yes
MediaType.Weight Media (gsm) Specifies the weight of the media in grams per square meter (gsm).   Yes Yes