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10:13 Dec 16, 2010
English to French translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - IT (Information Technology) / (paper/ribbon)
English term or phrase:near end
It´s a manual for a label printer.
"Analyzing or Editing - Ribbon or paper near end and Buffer near full"
Explanation: It means that you've nearly got to the end of your ribbon or till roll, etc. — do your remember seeing that red warning stripe you sometimes find on your till receipt at the supermarket, which bodes a long wait for the customer behind you!
Tony M France Local time: 12:57 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 136