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How can I print to two printers at once?

Posted on 2004-04-15
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Last Modified: 2010-04-12
Currently I have a Tablet PC set up so that my customers can sign invoices and delivery acceptance form right at the time of delivery. I have a PDF995 printer setup on the table pc, along with a hp laserjet.  When ever I print to the laserjet I want it to print to the PDF995 printer.  This way I will always get a digital copy of my important documents.  Any Ideas?
Question by:JasonCat
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ID: 10837861
If the application supports macros, create one that prints twice, once to each printer.
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ID: 10846748
Use a dot matrix printer and pre-printed NCR paper. It's fast and effective. Most of my suppliers use this system for ShippingNotes/DeliveryNotes/Invoices/MasterCopy all of which have much the same information. I'd be surprised if a complete single-page set takes more than a few seconds to print.
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Batch 'n print pro from this site, will allow you to do this, plus much more:)
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ID: 10851376
You ask a fine question.  PCs aren't set up for this kind of thing.  I would recommend something like this:
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Patrickcab and TommyTupa:
Nice solutions, except that I think that the PDF995 printer is a "virtual printer" that produces a PDF file, not a physical printer :)
below are another 2 links that may help.
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