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Re: Re: Re: Printing a TK Canvas

by Madams (Monk)
on Apr 18, 2004 at 22:49 UTC ( #346165=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: Printing a TK Canvas
in thread Printing a TK Canvas

The reason You're having problems with:

lpr -S localhost or -P LPT1 FILENAME

Is that under WinXP (which you mention running), you need to enable lpr support under "services". Please note that lpr support is only available under XP-Pro, NOT under XP-Home.

And even then it's kludgy and hard to administer. It's easier to just dump into a file and spawn (Win32::CreateProcess()) something to do the dirty work of sending it to the printer, like maybe, ghostscript.

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