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commands for matrix(inkjet) printers

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DDoes anyone know how to move paper (forward and backwards) on matrix or inkjet printers?

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you might try (ugh)  opening lpt1 as a file and sending escape codes to the printer... but I don't know whether this would be possible if you are trying to send a quickreport or something through it at the same time... one other thing you might try (untested unfortunately) is to embed the same escape code sequences into whatever you're printing...

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