[Tutor] Printing Sideway...

bob gailer bgailer at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 05:23:01 CET 2009

Please always reply-all so a copy goes to the list. I am ccing this to 
the lists for you.

Ken G. wrote:
> I am using Ubuntu 9.04 as my primary OS.  I have Windows XP
> installed in the first partition (dual boot).  I have Python
> 2.6.2 installed on both OS.  The printer is a Cannon MX300.
> To print on the envelope, I use Windows Works v4.5 which is
> easy to use.  I just learned how to print via Open Office
> Writer 3.0.1 which took several hours to do properly.
> If it is not possible to print sideways, I understand.

That depends on the software (Windows Works / Open Office) and the printer.

How do you communicate from Python to these programs?
>>> Instead of printing from left to right on the long side of
>>> a #10 envelope, I wish to print sideway, printing from the
>>> left short edge of envelope to its right short edge.

Bob Gailer
Chapel Hill NC

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