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dictType metadata entry: ManufacturerName

Owner: AFPC

Contact: Yue Qiao (

Change date: 13-06-2010

Category: Printing/Display

Name: ManufacturerName

Meaning of name: Name of device manufacturer

Usage restriction: Optional

Display name element: Not specified

Value Meaning Display element
Any five characters in the range [A-Z], [a-z], number 0-9, period (X'002E'), space (X'0020') and null (X'0000') are allowed For IPDS printers, the ManufacturerName, the DeviceType, and the DeviceModel must be provided in accordance with the IPDS definitions. This information can be obtained from the XOH Obtain Printer Characteristics (OPC) under Product Identifier Self-Defining Field in the Intelligent Printer Data Stream Reference. For more information please refer to IPDS Manufacturer-Value Registry and Color Management Object Content Architecture (CMOCA) Reference at