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Hi there,
I have got a memo... max 10 lines. I have 3 printers installed on the computer. How do I print the contents of the Memo to a specific printer quickly ?
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by:aubs
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Does it have to be a memo. If you change to a richedit, the is already a print method: richedit1.Print. Otherwise you will have to use the printer.canvas.textout method./

Toselect a particular printer

add printers to your uses clause

get the available printers from

printer.printers

assign the printer you want

printer.printerindex:= 1;

Regards

Aubs
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inthe earned 10 total points
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Hi,

uses printers;

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var
I: Integer;
begin
printer.printerindex:= 1; //2 or 3
Printer.BeginDoc;
Printer.Canvas.Font.Style:= [fsBold, fsItalic];
Printer.Canvas.Font.Size:= 10;
for I := 0 to Memo1.Lines.Count -1 do
Printer.Canvas.TextOut(10, I * 100, Memo1.Lines[I]);
Printer.EndDoc;
end;

Regards Barry
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by:drnadeem
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How would I start to print the contents of the Memo after giving some blank lines from the top of the page ?
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by:inthe
ID: 2759937
above doesnt work for that ?
if i press return 4-5 times in a memo then do :
showmessage(inttostr(memo1.lines.count));
on a button click then it shows me "4" or "5" so the loop in the print function should count them as lines also..
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by:drnadeem
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sorry barry,
I wanted to do that automatically by sending a line feed or enter key to the printer. I suppose there may be other ways like setting the caret position and then adding a blank line to the memo. In this case caret position should be right at the top of the memo.

any ideas ?
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by:drnadeem
ID: 2761439
Got it barry,
Thanks... any better ideas appreciated!!

Memo1.Lines.Insert(0, '   ');
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by:inthe
ID: 2762482
Hi,
i think that is probably the quickest way what you have posted.
i can think of other ways using sendmessage but they take more than one line of code.

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