direct output to printer

Chris Liechti cliechti at
Fri Jun 7 17:43:05 EDT 2002

Uwe Schmitt <uwe.schmitt at> wrote in 
news:adr815$e6m39$2 at
> I'd like to print barcodes with a special barcode printer.
> Therefore I have to send raw ASCII data to the printer.
> How can I do this using Python under Windows ???

there is a raw print function in win32all, but i haven't used that. for the 
barcode-printer i used, i sent a bitmap with the barcode. that way you can 
print the same barcode on paper or preview on the screen (i used wxPython).

there are some free barcode fonts around. i use this one:


Chris <cliechti at>

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