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After every printjob vb generates a formfeed
I'm using a matrix-printer for address-labels
How can i disable the formfeed after the printjob
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Ga
Get rid of the "Printer.EndDoc" statement.
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Dalin
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When i'm not using the printer.enddoc statement, how
can i send my printjob to the printer without closing the
application
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by:Dalin
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ga,
you use the same code to send your stuff to the printer, such as Printer.Print myText...
Printer.EndDOc is to terminate the printing operation and do a form feed (like a printer.Newpage).  You can use Printer.EndDoc when you do want to have a new page (or your printing job end).
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Dalin
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by:ga
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When I don't use the printer.enddoc statement nothing is printed
until I close the application.
the printer data will be send to the printer after the
printer.enddoc statement, or when the application is closed.
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ga,
That is the limitation of VB.

However, you can still use theold DOS GWBAsic type of commend to print line by line.


            Open "PRN" For Output As #1

            Print #1, YourStuff

Regards
Dalin
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