Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

Simple Printing

Posted on 1998-07-15
2
Medium Priority
?
150 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
I have a dlg app created in VC5 using the app wizard. It has a CString output to an edit box. I initially didn't want to print out the contents but if there is a quick way to set this up I might. What would be the easiest way to do this?
0
Comment
Question by:Grailman
2 Comments
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
duneram earned 200 total points
ID: 1319247
There is a real easy way to print the contents of an edit control under windows.  Its a bit of a back door

1)  Copy the contents of the edit control into a character buffer
2)  Create a file, and write the contents of the character buffer to the file
3)  Close the file
4)  Do a WinExec command and execute the string "notepad /p filename.txt"
    make sure you put the same filename in as the one you created.

5) the file will automatically be printed by the notepad executable.   Additionally if you use SW_HIDE you can hide the notepad window from the user as it prints.

Good luck
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Grailman
ID: 1319248
Worked like a charm. Thanks!
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction: Dialogs (1) modal - maintaining the database. Continuing from the ninth article about sudoku.   You might have heard of modal and modeless dialogs.  Here with this Sudoku application will we use one of each type: a modal dialog …
Ready to get certified? Check out some courses that help you prepare for third-party exams.
This video will show you how to get GIT to work in Eclipse.   It will walk you through how to install the EGit plugin in eclipse and how to checkout an existing repository.
This video shows how to quickly and easily deploy an email signature for all users in Office 365 and prevent it from being added to replies and forwards. (the resulting signature is applied on the server level in Exchange Online) The email signat…
Suggested Courses

564 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question