How to print data from DOS Foxpro via network

December 25, 2009 at 06:12:37
Specs: Windows XP
I have lan connectivity in my office and i uses a lan printer which is shared. how can i print data of one computer from a foxpro 2.6 dos based programme on a shared printer on another computer.

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December 25, 2009 at 10:00:09
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314499

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Les Paul (1915-2009)


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#2
January 14, 2010 at 20:09:15
You have to use "net use " command to redirect prints from LPT1 to network printer and then simply copy your spool file to LPT1.

u can add following commnad in login script or in autoexec.bat

net use LPT1 \\servername\printername

then thru foxpro:
!copy filename.ext lpt1


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