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 From: Camil Ghircoias
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 Camil Ghircoias
 To: Atul Deshpande
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Subject: RE: How to Print Draft Text in VFP?
Thread ID: 33397 Message ID: 33619 # Views: 5 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 8 Category: Reports and Printers
Date: Sunday, November 30, 2003 7:09:24 PM         
   


> > I don't know if you can do this with report form to printer from vfp.
> > There are anyway solutions.
> > 1. Design and print your report with generic/text only printer driver. Doesn't matter you have epson printer installed.
> > set printer to name 'Generic / Text Only'
> > report form x to printer
> >
> > 2. Design your report in foxpro26 for dos and run in vfp (without opening it) into a file
> > report form x to file x.txt
> > then,
> > set printer to name "your Epson printer"
> > ??? chr(27)+... &&your dos printer codes or put them at the begining of the x.txt
> > copy file x.txt to lpt1.dos &&to bypass the window spooler
> >
> > 3. You can obtain the text file also by setting the default printer to generic text/only and running the report
> > report form x to file x.txt (without the ascii clause wich is bullsheet, because is unusable.). The rows/page and cols/page will be obtained by the pagesize you chose.
> >
> > 4. I'm very!!! interested in other solutions, so if anybody knows something else please tell us...
> >
> > Camil Ghircoias
> I cannot understand why you are not using printer fonts directly. You can print bi-directionly with dos speed. I do use it. Pl. explain the reasons why you are not using it.
>
> atul

I wish to have dos speed, but printing directly to the printer with report form x to printer will print in graffic mode, so the speed is worst then bypassing the windows spooler.
Anyway, what fonts do you use ?
I've tried with courier new, foxfont, lucidaconsole times new roman and the the printer is working hard to print a row.
Camil Ghircoias

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How to Print Draft Text in VFP? Posted by qi seven @ 11/26/2003 4:27:58 AM
RE: How to Print Draft Text in VFP? Posted by Troy Reganall @ 11/26/2003 2:23:34 PM
RE: How to Print Draft Text in VFP? Posted by qi seven @ 11/27/2003 1:30:09 AM
RE: How to Print Draft Text in VFP? Posted by camil ghircoias @ 11/27/2003 4:12:25 PM
RE: How to Print Draft Text in VFP? Posted by Atul Deshpande @ 11/29/2003 4:00:44 AM
RE: How to Print Draft Text in VFP? Posted by camil ghircoias @ 11/30/2003 7:09:24 PM
RE: How to Print Draft Text in VFP? Posted by Atul Deshpande @ 12/3/2003 4:10:15 AM
RE: How to Print Draft Text in VFP? Posted by camil ghircoias @ 12/4/2003 4:59:37 PM
RE: How to Print Draft Text in VFP? Posted by Atul Deshpande @ 12/5/2003 4:12:06 AM
RE: How to Print Draft Text in VFP? Posted by camil ghircoias @ 12/5/2003 11:52:25 AM
RE: How to Print Draft Text in VFP? Posted by Atul Deshpande @ 12/5/2003 2:28:55 PM
RE: How to Print Draft Text in VFP? Posted by camil ghircoias @ 12/5/2003 5:19:52 PM
RE: How to Print Draft Text in VFP? Posted by qi seven @ 12/3/2003 7:14:42 AM