DOS Mode Printing From VB


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I heard that VB 6 does not support printing in DOS style. Even the Printer.Print method used to print with Dot-Matrix printer is slow because it by default uses GRAPHICS mode. I tried this and noticed the same.Can someone suggest me links or any method with which I can print bills (generated by my application) continuously without printing over the perforation between bill papers.I am presently trying to print with Win 32 API method, but again I want to know how to control the printing as I desire. I have posted the code in API forum. It's link is:http://www.xtremevbtalk.com/showthre...156#post864156

Help Resolve Printing Problem www.vbforums.com

I heard that VB 6 does not support printing in DOS style. Even the Printer.Print method used to print with Dot-Matrix printer is slow because it by default uses GRAPHICS mode. I tried this and noticed the same.Can someone suggest me links or any method with which I can print bills (generated by my application) continuously without printing over the perforation between bill papers.I am presently trying to print with Win 32 API method, but again I want to know how to control the printing as I desire. I have posted the code in API forum. It's link is:http://www.vbforums.com/showthread.p...hreadid=307941

Dos Printing In Visual Basic visualbasic.ittoolbox.com

hi,i developed one program which will generate invoices...i used the code below to print the invoice in dos mode..the data is storing in text file, then when i give print command it is not executing....here is the code...

Printing DataReports www.codeguru.com

Is it possible to Print DataReports in DOS style i.e. Text or Character Mode Of Printing.Pleas help me,its very urgent.

Print In DOS Mode www.vbcity.com

HiIam preparing a report on VB6. I wish to have my report printed in the DOS mode using a DotMatrix printer.How will I do it, since Iam not working on the command prompt. Is there any way to solve this issue? Are there any general rules irrespective of the tools used to undertake such printing ?Any help/suggestion in this regard would be highly appreciated. Cheers ..... HAPPYARIMAAN

Print In DOS Mode www.codeguru.com

Hi Iam preparing a report on VB6. I wish to have my report printed in the DOS mode using a DotMatrix printer. How will I do it, since Iam not working on the command prompt. Is there any way to solve this issue? Are there any general rules irrespective of the tools used to undertake such printing ? Any help/suggestion in this regard would be highly appreciated. RegardsARIJIT

Re.printing From VB In TEXT Mode (DOS Format) www.codeguru.com

I want to print reports from VB in DOS (Text) format. What is the way to do it?

Print From VB In DOS Mode www.xtremevbtalk.com

dear friends,How can I print dosmode out put to dot matrix printer in VB6?it is possible to print like FoxPro like command @ <row>, <col> .....RegardsRajeev

R: Print DOS Mode From Vb visualbasic.ittoolbox.com

you can write commands in a batch file (app.path + "MyBatch.Bat")after use :shell(app.path + "MyBatch.Bat"), vNormalFocusI thinkBye-----Messaggio originale-----

Problem In Printing In Landscape Mode www.codeguru.com

I have a VB application from which I can print the forms in Portrait mode. However if I change the mode to landscape and then do the printing the printout still comes in Portrait form. I have used Command Dialog Box controls for printing. Please advice me on how to print in Landscape form from my application without changing printer settings from outside the application manually.Please get back to me on this as soon as possible.Best RegardsSwaleh

DOS Label Printing Using VB www.vbforums.com

I have written code For Label Printing Using VB.am having 6 Lines to Print on Each Label which is printing From Excel File using ODBC.6 Lines are as FollowsSimNoMobilenoType Pkd On:Valid For MRPon the label paper there r 8 Rows & 3 Cols of labels.First User will type once Line 3,4,5 then Sim no & Mobile will be taken from Excel File.so how can i use DOS Based Printing to make it faster.& How can i manage space between two lables if User type the information in Caps Or Smallam attaching my project pls seeThank You,

Prob. With Crystal Reports 6.0 And Color Printer Setup www.vbcity.com

Hi,Is anybody know hot to solve my issue ?For the time being I have developed a VB application in charge to create and print sales proposal.My user uses a color printer and cannot setup definitively his prints in color mode, exept if before each print he clicks on the control printer button in the crytsal report viewer window.Even if you go in the windows control panel and decide to select Color mode insted grey scale, the program continues to print in the grey scale.....Need help

Notepad visualbasic.ittoolbox.com

Hi,I am using a DOS Quick Basic program.When I press the Print Screen key, load Notepad,right click white space and Paste, I can thenprint the DOS programs screen.I want to write a program that can be executed(shelled to?) to print the DOS screen.I am using a USB inkjet printer with no parallelport.Any constructive suggestions or comments would begreatly appreciated.Thanks,John

Load/Eject Printer www.vbforums.com

Hi Friends,I'm using DOS Based Print in VB. My problem is this that I've to Load the Printer Page (I don't know whether it is possible or not). Actually when My App prints a Receipt I've to move paper for 8-10 line. Now User has to set the paper back upto Printer Head for next Print. That's why I'm searching for any code which will send Load/Eject command to printer on every print so that user will not have any need to set the Page.Thankx

Batch Printing PDF Files From DOS / Windows SubDirectory? social.msdn.microsoft.com

Any VB example of batch printing pdf files from a dos/windows subdirectory (with only Acrobat Reader installed)? I've got a folder full of pdf's (30 or 40) and I need to fire them off to the networked Laserjet. Also, is there a way in VB, to set the "full duplex" (double-sided) printing option for an HP Laserjet (PCL6)?

VB In The Command-line? www.xtremevbtalk.com

When a VB program is run from the DOS Prompt, can you have it, like, do something in the command window? (I don't mean Command() ) Something like Debug.Print, only to a DOS window...

Print A File From Dos Command Line www.vbforums.com

I know this is a vb site but you guys probably know DOS also. I just need to know how do I print a file using DOS. Thank you.

Terminal Emulation Window / ActiveX www.codeguru.com

Hi, I’m looking for a terminal window component to use within a VT-100 emulation program. It has to have a column / row style approach. Sort of the same style as how the screen in old DOS text mode applications was set up.24 rows ?,80 columns ?, char foreground color, char background color, bold style, blink style, page buffer, selections and so on.I have tried making my own ocx using vb 6.0 and printing graphics on a picturebox. API for all graphics / text printing. It functions as intended. And handles all the things I need. Except it's too slow !!!While scrolling through text it uses like 90% - 100% of the CPU.If you know Procomm Plus or any other quality terminal emulator you will see what kind of a ActiveX control I’m looking for. Does anybody have code like this?Preferably in VB 6.0 or VB.netOr compiled as a activex or dll that can be used in VB 6/.netThe closest I come so far is this one.http://www.dart.com/powertcp/emulation.aspBut it is too expensive for me.Any help would be much appreciatedThanks,Adam

Redirect Output From A Dos Exe To Form stackoverflow.com

i have an dos exe which take argument, perform its functions and display the output in dos.i need to call the dos file from vb passing the argument without showing the dos window, and get the return values directed to vb textbox.

Reboot In Dos Or Safe Mode? www.xtremevbtalk.com

Hello,To do a shutdown or reboot, can use exitWindowsEx.But, does anyone know how to program VB to reboot into dos mode or safe mode?Is it possible?THanks!

MySQL Command Line Prompt forums.devshed.com

In DOS mode, we can use for example dir/w-p to break the whole page to sub-page. In MySQL prompt window, when I type "show variables", it blooms about 190 rows, but I can't scroll BACK to first 1-50 rows, by resizing the prompt windows it won't help. So, I think is there any additional keys for pause the page like DOS mode?