how take prinout from dos

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hi, i m a software developer. i have developed a softwrae in vb and the backend is sql server. i m creating report in crystal report. i want to give out prinout from my programme directly to dos mode. so it will come fast though LPT1 port on dotmatrix printer can any body tell me how
ASKED: April 27, 2006  7:48 AM
UPDATED: April 27, 2006  10:52 AM

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try:
lp -d filename > prn, or
type filename > prn

You need to execute one of these DOS commands from your application (I don’t know how to execute DOS commands from Visual Basic).

Good luck !

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