Sending an escape sequence to a printer
Posted on 1997-11-22
Hello, I have troubling in sending an escape sequence to my printer from within a batch-file. I think I have tried many things, like copying it, like echoing it with >, like calling another bat-file to send it, like using command.com to process it etc. The problem is that the escape sequence is not received like that on the printer. If I do it from a regular DOS-prompt, I don't have the problem, but I want to be able to do it automatically from within autoexec.bat. Can you help me??? Thanks Gudmund.
NB: I'm using this for telling a Canon printer to emulate another printer (ProXL24E printer). I can do it from a dos-prompt, but why can't I do it in autoexec.bat???