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Subject: RE: How to Print Draft Text in VFP?
Thread ID: 33397 Message ID: 33987 # Views: 3 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 8 Category: Reports and Printers
Date: Friday, December 05, 2003 5:19:52 PM         
   


> > I've tried what y. suggested with the printer fonts but the speed is still very slow because for every field it takes 2 times to the epson matrix printer to print. I think I'll use the method no 2 untill ....god knows.
> > Camil Ghircoias
> I can't understand why it's slow when you are using printer fonts.
> I have following lines in exprn field of one of the bill report which prints with dos speed. See if you get any clue.
> DRIVER=winspool
> DEVICE=Epson FX-1050
> OUTPUT=LPT1:
> ORIENTATION=0
> PAPERSIZE=264
> PAPERLENGTH=599
> PAPERWIDTH=1524
> DEFAULTSOURCE=8
> PRINTQUALITY=120
> YRESOLUTION=144
> TTOPTION=1
>
> atul

In my report I have :
__________________________________________________________________
Header
__________________________________________________________________

Field1 Field2
Field1 Field2
........

For Field1 the printer head moves twice to print then goes to Field2 and print in two moves etc.The head of the printer does not complete the row, it prints separately every field. So I think windows still control the printing, and if you'll look in the file created with the report form to file you'll see a lot of chr before and after every field. It cannot go faster then dos printing in which you set at the begining of printing the chr values and then the printing goes line by line.
I've a Epson Lx300. I'll look when i'll be at home in the frx to see difference, but i'm sceptic.




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