Printing in java

Hi!!

Is well known visual c++ MFC uses Device Context (CDC) for drawing text or graphics to a screen or a printer. One can print text using x,y coordinates (eg: dc.DrawText, dc.TextOut, etc) that it indicates where must be printed on page. How can I do for open a printer device and for sending text, jpeg or bmp images?

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Bob_EverardCommented:
There's an excellent 5-part tutorial on JavaWorld by Jean-Pierre Dubé.

You'll find it at http://www.javaworld.com/

You'll have to search the archives to find it, but it describes pretty well  how to achieve printing in Java.
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