[Tugindia] Printing ps file under Windows

S. venkataraman tugindia@tug.org
Mon, 30 Sep 2002 10:38:16 +0530

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	H.S.Rai [SMTP:hsraidce@iitr.ernet.in]
> Sent:	Tuesday, September 24, 2002 4:00 PM
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> Subject:	[Tugindia] Printing ps file under Windows
> Under Linux one can print ps file using command like:
> lpr -PprinterName myFile.ps
> Can we give print  command similar to this on MS  windows to get print
> on a Post Script printer. I have  seen persons preparing print file by
> using option  "print to a file",  and then issuing a  similar command,
> but this need driver of target printer and also some software.
> To put it otherway,  can I take a printout from a  window PC which has
> no software to read a ps file?
> -- 
> H.S.Rai
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	Yes, you can give the command copy <filename.ps> LPT1 from the
dos prompt.
	This works if the printer is directly connected to your printer 
	and may not work through the network. If you are running XP
	doesn't  support dos, tough luck! 
	[S. venkataraman]