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From: dontmailme AT iname DOT com (Steamer)
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Subject: Re: printer information
Date: Sat, 13 May 2000 19:18:09 GMT
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Tom wrote:

>can someone tell me where to find information on sending output to the
>printer. I wan tot be able to do things like lines, circles, and other
>graphical things.  Also is there a way to change the font that a printer
>uses?

These things depend very much on the printer.

One way to do such things in DOS programs is to create a PostScript
file and then use Ghostscript to print it.

With PostScript you can easily draw lines and circles, change fonts,
etc.  It's a postfix language (as its name suggests), but don't let
that put you off - it's one of my favourite programming languages.

S.

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