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RE: Printing locally
- From: Heribert Dahms <heribert_dahms at icon-scm dot com>
- To: 'Karl M' <karlm30 at hotmail dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2002 00:01:19 +0100
- Subject: RE: Printing locally
does your file have a formfeed at end?
If not, you may create a helper file and try
cat file ff > prn
Bye, Heribert (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Karl M [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 06, 2002 00:39
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Printing locally
> Hi All...
> Having watched this thread, I decided to give the printing a try (in the
> past, I have only done Windows based printing).
> If I do
> cat file > prn
> cat file > //machine/DeskJet
> from a bash shell the file is sent to the printer, but the printer gets an
> error (flashing error light on the printer) that must be cleared before
> file prints. After clearing the error, the page I printed for testing is
> If I do
> print file
> from a bash shell, it prints just fine.
> My system is a Win2kpro with everything current as of this morning.
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