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Subject: RE: Report Printing
Thread ID: 189363 Message ID: 189400 # Views: 2 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 7 Category: Reports and Printers
Date: Thursday, August 14, 2008 7:17:16 PM         
   


> > Hi Experts
> >
> > Frx printing on Epson LQ-300 is very very slow. Is it possible to make it faster particularly for POS (Point of Sale) Printing.
> >
> > Rgds:
> > Ahsan Rana
>
>
> Frx printing is slow because it is using graphical fonts. I have not tried this because there is no more dot matrix printer on the company i am working now but i think this will work.
>
> 1. Do not use frx. Record your output instead to a text file via STRTOFILE(). That will ensure that your output will be purely draft.
> 2. Use TYPE [yourtextfile] TO PRINTER. If that wouldn't work well, then you can use RUN TYPE [yourtextfile] > LPT1 (provided you still have lpt or parallel ports which i presume you have considering that you still have dot matrix printers).
> 3. Replace your dot matrix printer with faster model. LQ-300 is slower compared to LX and FX series.
>
> Jun Tangunan
>
> "Get out of the past and look in the future."
> http://weblogs.foxite.com/sandstorm36/


WAIT !!!

Hey Jun, Yes, you CAN use FRX to work with the native printer fonts !
It works really perfectly, SUPER FAST.

All my invoices use this technique.
This way, I can have some great previews, work with report listeners, and all the great facilities that FRXs offer.

Please have a look at my other answer to Ahsan.

Regards,

Cesar
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ENTIRE THREAD

Report Printing Posted by Ahsan Rana @ 8/14/2008 3:36:02 PM
RE: Report Printing Posted by tushar @ 8/14/2008 4:39:41 PM
RE: Report Printing Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 8/14/2008 4:45:04 PM
RE: Report Printing Posted by Cesar @ 8/14/2008 7:17:16 PM
RE: Report Printing Posted by Anil Sharma @ 8/14/2008 6:10:16 PM
RE: Report Printing Posted by Ahsan Rana @ 8/15/2008 6:00:28 AM
RE: Report Printing Posted by Cesar @ 8/14/2008 7:37:34 PM
RE: Report Printing Posted by Jun Tangunan @ 8/14/2008 11:23:04 PM
RE: Report Printing Posted by Ahsan Rana @ 8/15/2008 5:43:00 AM
RE: Report Printing Posted by Cesar @ 8/15/2008 2:24:21 PM
RE: Report Printing Posted by Carlos Alloatti @ 8/15/2008 2:49:10 PM