On Wed, 24 Jun 1998 20:42:45 -0700, Val Mehling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> If the printer is offline or inaccessible, then Windows 95 still
>> trying to print. It brings up a requester and if you click "Cancel" it
>> crashes the pascal program.
>> Does anyone have a printer unit which can get around this problem? I
>> have looked in the SWAG archive and none of them have helped.
>> I'd appreciate any help you could give,
>All of my programming is in TP7. When one of my clients moved to
>the exact same problem turned up. The only solution that I have found is
>to drop out of Windoze completely. Then the printer works fine.
This problem may be overcome by telling Win95 _not_ to spool a DOS
print job but to send it directly to LPT. The default setting is
spooling (which is safer, of course).
click alt-rightbutton on the icon for the current printer
push lower left button
i.e. the button besides the button named probably "spooling".
The first field of this box is usually checked (spooling). You may
I've been writing a program recently (in Tp7) which needs to run
the MS-DOS shell in Windows 95. Which it does.
Until... you try to print.
I've tried using many different printer units and this problem still
If the printer is offline or inaccessible, then Windows 95 still
trying to print. It brings up a requester and if you click "Cancel" it
crashes the pascal program.
Does anyone have a printer unit which can get around this problem?
have looked in the SWAG archive and none of them have helped.
I'd appreciate any help you could give,
Karl Dyson <email@example.com>
"Obnoxiousness is not a problem, it is an art."
More about printing on the TP-links site:
LPT2 printing, Another PRINTER unit, FLUSH considerations.