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printing a text file from HPvee

Question asked by michael.asbery on Jul 28, 1999
At 04:14 PM 7/28/99 -0600, wrote:
>I am trying to generate a hard copy of a text file from HPVee 5.01
>using the "To Printer". I am using Win NT and an HP Laserjet 1100.
>It takes about 10 minutes to get the first page on a 4-page text file.
>Can someone recommend a fix for this? The slow printing process may
>be a windows NT problem but I was hoping someone else might have fixed
>a similar problem in printing files from HPVee. I have tried executing
>the MSDOS program, PRINT.exe, from HPVee but no hard copy is generated.
>Thank you,
>Nancy Moreyra

One thought is to use a Execute Program PC object and give it the command:

type file.txt > lpt1

This is an old dos command to redirect output to the printer port. It
should work but it is not a true Vee solution for the idealists out there

Mike Asbery
Michael Asbery