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PRINT - send text to default printer or print spooler

Syntax:
PRint [target] [n]

PRint LINE [text]

PRint STRING [text]

PRint FORMfeed

PRint CLOSE

Description:
The PRINT command writes a portion of the current file to the default printer or print spooler, or text entered on the command line.

PRINT [ target ] [ n ] Sends text from the file contents up to the target to the printer followed by a CR/LF (DOS) or LF(UNIX) after each line. When [ n ] is specified, this sends a formfeed after [ n ] successive lines of text. PRINT LINE [ text ] Sends the remainder of the text on the command line to the printer followed by a LF(UNIX), CR(MAC) or CR/LF (DOS). PRINT STRING [ text ] Sends the remainder of the text on the command line to the printer without any trailing line terminator. PRINT FORMfeed Sends a formfeed (^L) character to the printer. PRINT CLOSE Closes the printer spooler.

Compatibility:
XEDIT: N/A
KEDIT: Compatible.

See Also:
SET PRINTER

Status:
Complete.


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Generated on: 26 Jan 2015

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