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0 590 853 Al 6/1994 European Pat. Off B411 2/21
0 590 854 Al 6/1994 European Pat. Off B411 2/21
Primary Examiner—Scott Rogers
Attorney, Agent, or Firm—-John J. McArdle, Jr.; Ronald K. Aust; Todd T. Taylor
The invention is directed to a method ol printing using an ink jet printer which jets a first color ink and a second color ink onto a print medium at locations defined by an image area having a plurality ol pixels. The method inhibits intercolor bleeding between the first color ink and the second color ink. A first array ol pixels in the image area is selected, with the first array being an MxN array wherein M and N are integers. A portion ol the first array is defined as a second array ol pixels, with the second array being an XxY array wherein X and Y are integers. The integers X and Y are smaller than the integers M and N, respectively. The pixels within the second array are examined. The pixels within the first array are altered il the examined pixels within the second array substantially all correspond to the first color ink.
40 Claims, 3 Drawing Sheets