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[Groff] Re: Printing from groff in cygwin

From: M.K. Laha
Subject: [Groff] Re: Printing from groff in cygwin
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 12:35:41 +0530

> Message: 3
> Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2001 10:17:39 +0100 (BST)
> Reply-To: address@hidden
> From: (Ted Harding) <address@hidden>
> To: Clarke Echols <address@hidden>
> Subject: RE: [Groff] Printing from groff in cygwin
> Cc: address@hidden
> On 29-Jul-01 Clarke Echols wrote:
> >
> > Does anybody out there know what I need to do to get it to talk to my
> > printer?  Does the LJ 3100 talk LP4 language?  

> The only way I know is to open a DOS-prompt,
> change to the appropriate directory, and then
>   copy output_file LTP1:

It might be more appropriate to try

   copy output_file LTP1: /b

the /b telling "copy" to proceed in "binary mode", that is, to copy
verbatim. Otherwise "copy" replaces a bare \n with \r\n as it sends the
file to the printer, I think.

- Manas Laha

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