Print to File

Dell Inspiron 7500
January 25, 2010 at 16:05:28
Specs: Windows 98
Running an old program in DOS. Program has
an output option to Print a hard copy of data.
Current DOS print settings are through LPT1.
Would like Print outputs to be written to a file,
instead of to an actual printer. In other words,
is there a way I can redirect DOS away from
trying to print hard copies on LPT1, and
instead simply output files (i.e. TXT files)?

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#1
January 26, 2010 at 01:49:23
In the 'DOS Power Tools' from PC Mag [circa 1986] there's a small util called prn2file[?]. I probably have it somewhere. I'll look.

http://www.golden-triangle.com/DOSp...


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#2
January 26, 2010 at 07:42:55
Sounds good, is there no way to do it without the utility? No complaints as long as I can get it done, just curious. What is the link that you provided in your response?

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#3
January 26, 2010 at 22:48:31
The link is a ZIP containing PRN2FILE and a buch of other stuff.


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