chr(12) Form Feed in Notepad (Windows)

Lie Ryan lie.1296 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 17:40:36 CET 2010


On 01/17/10 02:37, W. eWatson wrote:
> D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
>> On Fri, 15 Jan 2010 20:17:35 -0800
>> "W. eWatson" <wolftracks at invalid.com> wrote:
>>> Could be, but I have no way of easily knowing. In any case, I was
>>> trying to write a simple report that could be printed with titles at
>>> the top of each page. If there's another "common" format that I can
>>> write in to produce the file, that's fine. It may be this is so
>>> difficult to be impossible. Long, long ago this was no problem. :-)
>>
>> Why not generate a PostScript or PDF file in the first place?  Check
>> out reportlab.
>>
> 
> New Courier and NotePad produces a good looking result.
> 
> I'm trying to keep this effort to a minimum. I don't think tracking down
> how to write PP code PDF code is worth for this effort.

How about creating a new print job for each discontinuous page? AFAIK,
modern printer spooler don't continue printing between separate jobs? A
bit of hackery, but guaranteed to work unless you're using roll paper.

> In another related effort that I might get involved in, it would be good
> to be able to produce graphical data as from MatPlotLib and be able to
> print that to a printer directly from a Python program.




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