Archive for August, 2008

What’s that line at the top of faxes called?

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

When one receives a fax transmission, the pages printed from the fax machine have a line printed at the very top which indicates the source of the fax (name and/or fax number), the date, and the page number of the page within the fax. What is this information line called? Is there a technical name […]

How can I test my fax machine’s reliability?

Monday, August 25th, 2008

I own a small business and we fax documents and receive documents by fax fairly often. However, I have a nagging worry that not all of the faxes are coming through—even though we haven’t had any complaints. I’d hate to miss out on a business deal, or inconvenience a client. But how would I know?