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Printing text to a printer - need example

I am new to C++ and I need some help.
I need to know how to print text to a printer in a cosole application.

I can print to the screen but I can't rint to the printer.

Thanks!
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koneill99
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jkrCommented:
You can write to the printer using an ofstream with 'PRN' as the filename, e.g.

#include <fstream>
using namespace std;

void test_printer() {

ofstream printer("PRN");

printes << "This is a test" << endl;

}
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_iskywalker_Commented:
you could also generate a text, save it as txt file then call:
char filename[]="my.txt";
char command[256];
sprintf(command,"a2ps %s -o my.ps",filename);
system(command);
sprintf(command," lpr my.ps");
system(command);
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