Re: lpr for djgpp?
- From: Markus R. Ke▀ler <dimke.fax@xxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 16:10:22 +0100
CBFalconer <cbfalconer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
"Markus R. Keßler" wrote:
I just searched through the djgpp website looking for a print
utitlity, similar to what we know as UNIX lpr application.
As a first approach one could call /dos/print within a shell script,
but there is no such thing like printing through a pipe in the way of
"cat file | sort | lpr".
Of course there is. Just type "cat file | sort | lpr", where you
have written lpr to take input from stdin and deliver it to the
That's it! It should be a liitle program that behaves like lpr to just
print pages in text mode. No matter if the printer is connected via
network or directly.
Any application already available that can do that?
I recommend getting FinePrint, available at fineprint.com. It
Yes, FinePrint is a nice and helpful application which I used for
a long time on my former windows box. But, well, the tool I'm looking
for should be lpr like.
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