CN100556064C - A non-real time network facsimile file layout converting method - Google Patents

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CN100556064C
CN100556064C CN 200710017910 CN200710017910A CN100556064C CN 100556064 C CN100556064 C CN 100556064C CN 200710017910 CN200710017910 CN 200710017910 CN 200710017910 A CN200710017910 A CN 200710017910A CN 100556064 C CN100556064 C CN 100556064C
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本发明提出了一种非实时网络传真文件格式转换的方法,它可以在网络传真服务器上对传真电子文档的格式进行转换,来解决网络传真在发送时,需要提前进行格式转换的问题。 The present invention provides a non-real-time network fax file format conversion method, which can be converted to fax format electronic documents on a network fax server, network to solve the problem when sending a fax, the need for format conversion in advance. 本发明通过网络传真终端将所需发送传真的电子文档以邮件附件的方式发送至网络传真服务器,由服务器完成对电子文档的格式转换,统一至RFC 3949规定的TIFF格式,再将传真转至目的接收方。 The present invention will be required to send a fax through the Internet fax terminal sending the electronic document by mail attachments to a network fax server, from the server to complete the conversion of the electronic document format, TIFF format to a uniform predetermined RFC 3949, and then go to the fax object receiver. 本发明具有以下特点:各种格式的电子文档都可以作为传真进行发送;在需要传送文件具有新的文件格式时,直接在服务器上增加新的格式转换插件,就可适应新的文件格式需要,避免了对大量用户终端的升级工作;同时利于实现电信级的监管。 The present invention has the following features: an electronic document in various formats can be transmitted as a fax; having a new file format is required to transfer files, add new direct plug-in format conversion on the server, can adapt to the new format needs, avoiding upgrades to a large number of user terminals; at the same time conducive to regulate telecommunications class.

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一种非实时网络传真文件格式转换的方法 A non-real-time network fax file format conversion method

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本发明涉及一种非实时网络传真文件格式转换的方法。 The present invention relates to a non-real-time network facsimile file format conversion method. 背景技术 Background technique

随着近年来在因特网/局域网等基于TCP/IP协议的网络在全世界范围内的普及,建立在TCP/IP网络基础上进行传真通信的网络传真终端(网络传真终端装置)出现了实用化的趋势。 With the recent web-based TCP / IP protocol worldwide popularity of the Internet / LAN, etc., to establish a network facsimile terminal (network facsimile terminal device) in the facsimile communication TCP / IP network on the basis of the emergence of practical trend. 以往的这些网络传真终端,在进行网络传真的发送时,需要将文档转换成纸质文档,通过扫描,转换成为RFC3949规定的TIFF格式进行传送;或者将其它的电子文档在终端里转换为RFC3949规定的TIFF格式,再进行传送。 These conventional network facsimile terminal, the network during transmission of the fax, the need to convert the document into a paper document, scanning, converted into TIFF format to transmit predetermined RFC3949; or other electronic document into a predetermined in the terminal RFC3949 the TIFF format, and then transmitted. 对于网络传真终端装置而言,采用上述方式无疑增加了研制和制造的复杂度和成本;对于网络传真终端软件,无疑增加了开发的难度,在需要支持更多格式的文件转化时,需要更新所有客户端的网络传真终端软件。 For network fax terminal device used in the manner described above will increase the complexity and cost of developing and manufacturing; fax terminals for network software, will increase the difficulty of development, when the need to support more file formats conversion, you need to update all network fax client terminal software. 发明内容 SUMMARY

本发明提出了一种非实时网络传真文件格式转换的方法,它是在网络传真服务器上对进行传真的电子文档的格式进行转换的方法,来解决网络传真在发送时,需要提前进行格式转换的问题。 The present invention provides a non-real-time network fax file format conversion method, which is a method to convert on a network fax server to fax format for electronic document, and to solve network when sending a fax, in advance of the need for format conversion problem.

本发明的技术解决方案是: 一种非实时网络传真文件格式转换的方法,包括以下步骤: Technical solutions of the present invention is: a non-real-time network facsimile file format conversion method, comprising the steps of:

① 网络传真终端将传真的电子文档作为传真邮件的附件,添加在传真邮件的附件位置; ① network fax fax terminal electronic document as an attachment to a fax mail, adding attachments position fax messages;

② 网络传真终端将传真邮件服务器统一处理的邮件地址作为传真邮件的目的地址,而将传真接收方的地址写入到邮件的正文部分; ② network facsimile terminal mail address of the mail server unitary fax fax message as the destination address, the fax recipient's address is written to the body of the email;

③ 网络传真终端采用SMTP协议发送传真邮件至传真邮件服务器;©传真邮件服务器在接收到发送方的传真邮件后,解析邮件,提取邮件附件, ③ network facsimile terminal using the SMTP protocol to send a fax message fax mail server; © fax server receives the message to the fax message sender, message parsing, message attachments extracted,

4检査邮件附件的格式,进行相应的格式转换,统一至RFC3949规定的TIFF格式; 4 format to check e-mail attachments, make the appropriate format conversion, unified to TIFF format specified in RFC3949;

⑤ 传真邮件服务器将传真邮件的附件替换为转换后的文件;传真邮件服务器根据原邮件内提供的传真接收方的地址,重新组织传真邮件格式,送往中继网关 ⑤ fax mail server will replace fax message attachments converted file; fax mail server fax destination address provided in the original e-mail, fax mail format to reorganize, sent relay gateway

或者传真接收方的传真邮件服务器; Or fax to the recipient's fax mail server;

⑥ 中继网关将传真邮件中的附件发送至普通传真机完成传真打印或者由传真接收方的网络传真终端定时从传真邮件服务器提取传真邮件,完成传真打印或管理等功能。 ⑥ fax relay gateway message attachments to the ordinary facsimile transmission or facsimile printing timing of completion by the network facsimile terminal fax recipient fax message extracted from the facsimile mail server, or the printing is completed fax management.

传真邮件服务器转换传真邮件附件文件格式的方法为:根据附件电子文档的文件名的后缀判别文件类型,调用相应的文件转换插件,完成格式转换,最终统 Faxes mail server converts the fax message attachment file format is: discrimination based on file name extension of the type of attachment of electronic documents, call the appropriate file conversion plug-in format conversion is completed, the final system

一为RFC 3949规定的TIFF格式,将转换后的文件名的前缀部分保持与原文件名一致,后缀部分改为TIFF。 A TIFF format specified in RFC 3949, the prefix part of the file name after converting remain consistent with the original file name, suffix portion changed TIFF.

若传真接收方的地址为普通传真机,传真邮件服务器则将重新组织的传真邮件送往中继网关;若传真接收方的地址为其它网络传真终端,则将重新组织的传真邮件的接收地址设为传真接收方的地址,将发送方地址设置为传真邮件服务器的统一的发送邮箱地址,并将传真发送方的地址写入邮件的正文部分,传真邮件附件为TIFF格式的文件,最后由传真邮件服务器送往传真接收方的传真邮件服务器。 If the receiving fax recipient address set to the address of another network facsimile terminal, the fax message will be reorganized; if the recipient's fax fax message address for ordinary facsimile, the fax mail server will be sent to the relay gateway reorganized fax recipient's address, the sender address to a unified e-mail address to send the fax mail server, the sender's address and fax write the body of the e-mail, fax mail attachments in TIFF format files, and finally by a fax message fax server sent to the recipient's fax mail server.

中继网关将传真邮件中的附件作为3类传真的数据,釆取3类传真的方式进行发送。 The fax relay gateway mail attachments as Group 3 facsimile data, the facsimile 3 taken Bian way transmission.

本发明具有以下特点和优点: The present invention has the following features and advantages:

① 各种格式的电子文档都可以作为传真进行发送,必要的格式转换由传真邮件服务器完成。 ① electronic documents in various formats can be sent as a fax, the necessary format conversion is completed by the fax mail server. 如可将纯文本文件(.txt),微软Word文件(.doc),微软的Excel 文件(.xls) ,PDF文件(.pdf)等直接采用网络传真方式发送。 As can be plain text file (.txt), Microsoft Word files (.doc), Microsoft Excel files (.xls), PDF files (.pdf) directly to a network such as fax sent.

② 在需要传送的电子文档具有新的文件格式时,直接在服务器上新增新的格式转换插件,修改传真邮件服务器的配置文件中电子文档格式与文件转换程序的映射表,就可适应新的文件格式需要,从而避免了对大量用户终端的升级工作; ② in the electronic document to be transmitted has a new file format, directly on the server to add new format conversion plug-in, modify the mapping table configuration file the fax mail server and electronic document format file conversion program, you can adapt to the new file format required, thus avoiding upgrades to a large number of user terminals;

③ 通过这种统一转化的方式,利于实现电信级的监管。 ③ through this unified transformation, which will help achieve carrier-class supervision. 附图说明 BRIEF DESCRIPTION

附图1为非实时传真网络连接结构示意图。 Figure 1 a schematic view of a connection structure for non-real-time network facsimile. 附图2为本发明流程图。 2 is a flowchart of the invention the accompanying drawings. 具体实施方式 Detailed ways

本发明采用邮件方式进行非实时传真的发送和接收,网络传真终端将所需发送传真的电子文档以邮件附件的方式发送至网络传真服务器,由服务器完成对电 The present invention uses non-real time mail sending and receiving facsimile, the network facsimile terminal transmits the desired electronic document to the fax network fax server transmits by mail attachment, by the server to complete the electrical

子文档的格式转换,统一至RFC 3949规定的TIFF格式,再将传真转至目的接收方。 Format conversion sub-documents, unified to TIFF format specified in RFC 3949, and then the fax go to the intended recipient.

本发明包括以下步骤:(参见附图1、 2): The present invention includes the steps :( see figure 1, 2):

① 网络传真终端4将传真的电子文档作为传真邮件的附件,添加在传真邮件的附件位置,完成传真邮件的附件部分。 ① network fax fax terminal 4 of the electronic document as an attachment to a fax mail, adding attachments position fax message, complete the attachment portion of the fax message.

② 网络传真终端4将传真邮件服务器1统一处理的邮件地址作为传真邮件的目的地址,而将传真接收方的地址写入到邮件的正文部分; ② network facsimile terminal 4 facsimile mail address of the mail server as a unitary fax message destination address, the fax recipient's address is written to the body of the email;

③ 网络传真终端4采用SMTP协议发送传真邮件至传真邮件服务器1; ③ 4 using SMTP protocol network fax message to the facsimile terminal transmits facsimile mail server 1;

④ 传真邮件服务器1在接收到发送方的传真邮件后,解析邮件,提取邮件附件,检査邮件附件的格式,若格式不为T肝格式,则进行转换,统一至RFC3949 规定的TIFF格式;若已为TIFF格式,不进行转换。 ④ fax mail server 1 after receiving the fax message sender, message parsing, extract e-mail attachments, check e-mail attachment format, if the format is not T liver format, convert, unified to TIFF format specified in RFC3949; if It has to TIFF format, without conversion. 传真邮件服务器l转换传真邮件附件文件格式的方法为:根据附件电子文档的文件名的后缀判别文件类型, 调用相应的文件转换插件,完成格式转换,最终统一为RFC 3949规定的TIFF 格式。 Faxes mail server converts the fax l-mail attachment file format is: discrimination based on file name extension of the type of attachment of electronic documents, call the appropriate file conversion plug-in format conversion is completed, the final uniform provisions for RFC 3949 TIFF format. 将转换后的文件名的前缀部分保持与原文件名一致,后缀部分改为TIFF。 The prefix portion of the file name after converting remain consistent with the original file name, suffix portion changed TIFF. 文件转换插件运行于服务器的容器内,通过修改传真邮件服务器的配置文件中电子文档格式与文件转换程序的映射表,可以使传真邮件服务器根据文档的类型, 调用文件转换插件完成格式转换工作。 File conversion plug-ins to run in the container server by modifying the electronic document file format and fax mail server configuration file conversion program map table, you can make the fax mail server depending on the type of document, call the file conversion plug-in format conversion work is completed. 文件转换插件采用管道方式读入电子文档,并将转换后的文档通过管道方式输出。 File conversion plug conduit manner using an electronic reading a document and outputs the converted pipelined fashion.

⑤ 传真邮件服务器1将传真邮件的附件替换为转换后的文件。 ⑤ fax mail server 1 will be replaced with the converted file attachment to a fax message. 传真邮件服务器1根据原邮件内提供的传真接收方的地址,重新组织传真邮件格式,送往中继网关3或者传真接收方的传真邮件服务器1;若传真接收方的地址为普通传真机 Fax Mail server 1 fax destination address provided in the original e-mail, fax mail format to reorganize, or sent to the relay gateway 3 facsimile recipient fax message server 1; if the recipient's fax address ordinary fax machine

66,传真邮件服务器1则将重新组织的传真邮件送往中继网关3;若传真接收方的地址为其它网络传真终端4,则将重新组织的传真邮件的接收地址设为传真接收方的地址,将发送方地址设置为传真邮件服务器1的统一的发送邮箱地址,并 66, the mail server 1 fax fax message will be sent to the relay gateway reorganized 3; receiving fax destination address if the address of another network facsimile terminal 4, then reorganized the fax message to the recipient's fax address the sender address to the fax mail server to send a unified e-mail address 1, and

将传真发送方的地址写入邮件的正文部分,传真邮件附件为TIFF格式的文件, 最后由传真邮件服务器1送往传真接收方的传真邮件服务器1。 Fax sender address to write the message body part, the fax mail attachments TIFF format file, the last fax messages sent to a fax server received by the server of a fax message.

⑥中继网关3将传真邮件中的附件作为3类传真的数据,采取3类传真的方式进行发送。 ⑥ fax relay gateway 3 as a data message attachments 3 facsimile take 3 facsimile transmission manner. 中继网关3将传真邮件中的附件发送至普通传真机6完成传真打印或者由传真接收方的网络传真终端4定时从传真邮件服务器1提取传真邮件,完成传真打印或管理等功能。 The relay gateway 3 transmits the fax message attachments to ordinary fax machine or facsimile printing completion 6 1 4 extracts the timing from the facsimile mail server fax message by the network facsimile reception side facsimile terminal, facsimile printing is completed or administrative functions.

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1、一种非实时网络传真文件格式转换的方法,其特征在于,该方法包括以下步骤: ①网络传真终端(4)将传真的电子文档作为传真邮件的附件,添加在传真邮件的附件位置; ②网络传真终端(4)将传真邮件服务器(1)统一处理的邮件地址作为传真邮件的目的地址,而将传真接收方的地址写入到邮件的正文部分; ③网络传真终端(4)采用SMTP协议发送传真邮件至传真邮件服务器(1); ④传真邮件服务器(1)在接收到发送方的传真邮件后,解析邮件,提取邮件附件,检查邮件附件的格式,进行相应的格式转换,其转换传真邮件附件文件格式的具体方法为:根据附件电子文档的文件名的后缀判别文件类型,调用相应的文件转换插件,完成格式转换,最终统一为RFC 3949规定的TIFF格式,将转换后的文件名的前缀部分保持与原文件名一致,后缀部分改为TIFF; ⑤传真邮件 1, a non-real-time network facsimile file format conversion method, wherein the method comprises: ① From a network facsimile terminal (4) of the electronic document as an attachment to the fax fax message, adding the attachment position of the fax message; ② network facsimile terminal (4) to the fax mail server (1) e-mail address as a destination address unitary fax messages, and the write address to the fax recipient body of the email; ③ network facsimile terminal (4) using the SMTP protocol send a fax message to the fax mail server (1); ④ fax mail server (1) after receiving a fax message sender, decodes the message, extracts the message attachment, format check mail attachment, the corresponding format conversion, the conversion specific methods fax message attachment file format is: according to the file name suffix attachment of electronic documents determine the file type, call the appropriate file conversion plug-ins to complete the format conversion, file name of eventual reunification as 3949 the provisions of RFC TIFF format, convert the prefix portion consistent with the original file name, suffix part instead TIFF; ⑤ Fax Mail 务器(1)将传真邮件的附件替换为转换后的文件;传真邮件服务器(1)根据原邮件内提供的传真接收方的地址,重新组织传真邮件格式,送往中继网关(3)或者传真接收方的传真邮件服务器(1); ⑥中继网关(3)将传真邮件中的附件发送至普通传真机(6)完成传真打印或者由传真接收方的网络传真终端(4)定时从传真邮件服务器(1)提取传真邮件,完成传真打印或管理等功能。 Services (1) attachment of the fax message with the files converted; fax mail server (1) according to the fax recipient address provided in the original message, a fax message format reorganize, sent to the relay gateway (3) or fax destination fax mail server (1); ⑥ relay gateway (3) of the fax message attachments to ordinary fax machine (6) is completed by a network facsimile printing or facsimile reception side facsimile terminal (4) from the timing fax Mail server (1) to extract fax messages, such as the completion of the print or fax management features.
2、 根据权利要求1所述一种非实时网络传真文件格式转换的方法,其特征在于:若传真接收方的地址为普通传真机(6),传真邮件服务器(1)则将重新组织的传真邮件送往中继网关(3);若传真接收方的地址为其它网络传真终端(4),则将重新组织的传真邮件的接收地址设为传真接收方的地址,将发送方地址设置为传真邮件服务器(1)的统一的发送邮箱地址,并将传真发送方的地址写入邮件的正文部分,传真邮件附件为TIFF格式的文件,最后由传真邮件服务器(1)送往传真接收方的传真邮件服务器(1)。 2, according to the non-real-time network facsimile A file format conversion method as claimed in claim, wherein: if then reorganized fax destination address ordinary facsimile machine (6), facsimile mail server (1) Fax Mail sent to the relay gateway (3); if the address of the recipient fax other network facsimile terminal (4), the address will be reorganized received fax message to the fax recipient address, the sender address to the fax Mail server (1) unified send e-mail address, and the body of the fax sender's e-mail address is written, fax mail attachments in TIFF format files, and finally by fax mail server (1) sent to a fax recipient's fax Mail server (1).
3、根据权利要求1所述一种非实时网络传真文件格式转换的方法,其特征在于:中继网关(3)将传真邮件中的附件作为3类传真的数据,采取3类传真的方式进行发送。 3, according to the non-real-time network facsimile A file format conversion method as claimed in claim, wherein: the relay gateway (3) of the fax message as attachment 3 facsimile data, the facsimile 3 taken way send.
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