drop folder

drop folder

(1) A shared subdirectory on a server in the network used to store data for subsequent processing. For example, a drop folder could be used to receive email messages, faxes or print jobs from users.

(2) A folder on the desktop that icons are dragged to "dropped" in to start some action. For example, dropping a document into a print folder would print the document.
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GDocsDrive can greatly simplify the uploading/backup process by enabling drag and drop folder uploading.
The new features that will help users move through their ESI data easier and faster include Analytical ECA reporting, configurable UI, flexible drag and drop folder management and on the fly reporting.
The Sony Tablet P Ice Cream Sandwich update includes a streamlined user interface, drag & drop folder creation, improved multi-tasking and browser, direct access to full-sized SD card, a better browser with instant toggling between mobile and desktop optimized pages, offline access to webpages, access to PlayMemories Online, always-on 'Small Apps' such as calculator, as well as enhanced photo viewing options.
The Splash G610 offers a host of additional features including: direct PostScript printing, EPS, TIFF, and PDF drop folder printing, Electronic Collation, Reverse Order Printing, simultaneous RGB and CMYK color space support, press simulations, separations support, on-board pre-flight utility, RGB file flagging, anti-aliasing, spot and process color support, ICC workflow support, variable data support, and an integrated scan-to-file feature.
The software also includes a drop folder for users to analyze, test or download any PostScript files dropped in this folder.
Other features include a PostScript drop folder that can be published on the network, and used as a down-loader for PostScript files; automatic document spooling and queue administration on the server; tray selection and paper-size support; and powerful OPI software.
Other updates include auto-complete people's name, create new folders while organising files, drag and drop folders in chrome, and allowing files in the trash to appear in the search.
The update allows a user to drop folders of multiple files of QuarkXPress or Adobe InDesign onto the FlightCheck icon for preflighting.