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How Do I Copy A Txt File To LPT1 Port (Visual Basic 6)?
I Know That With The Ms-Dos It Goes Like This :

Copy MyFile.txt LPT1:



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Question by:ruby_yeheskel
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by:JonFish85
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try:

Shell "Copy MyFile.txt LPT1"

hope this helps!
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Open MyFile For Input As #1
    Open "LPT1" For Output As #2

    TempString = Input(LOF(#1), #1)

    Print #2, TempString;

    Close #1
    Close #2
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by:andysalih
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or  you could

open "myfile.txt" for input as#1

while not eof(1)
input #1,string
printer.print string
wend

printer.enddoc
close#1
end sub


hope that helps
this will use your current print driver installed.

cheers
Andy


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by:ruby_yeheskel
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Thanks hes,

You Answer Was Quick And Helpful !

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