Printing plain text with exact positioning on Windows

Gerry gerard.blais at
Wed Jan 6 12:54:17 CET 2010

If this is, by any chance, an HP printer, the printer may support PCL
5 (or a similar language).  I've written PCL scripts (in Pascal, so a
while ago) to precisely print points at the printer resolution (i.e.,
I picked which six-hundredth of an inch in height and width dimensions
to print a dot. PCL 5 absolutely would let you put text anywhere you
wanted, including the absolute limits on margins that the hardware
supports.  (PCL is printer control language).


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