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dictType metadata entry: NumDeviceLevels

Owner: AFPC

Contact: Yue Qiao (

Change date: 13-06-2010

Category: Printing

Name: NumDeviceLevels

Meaning of name: Defines the number of device levels.

Usage restriction: Optional

Display name element: Not specified

Value Meaning Display element
2-99999 The number should be greater than 1. The value can be generalized as 2n-1, where n is the exposure or drop size bit depth. For example, if a printer has a 2 bit exposure capability, the number of device levels is 3, and the device levels are 0, 1, and 2. If the number of device levels is different for different components, this property represents the maximum value.