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Re: Printing from WindowXP version of emacs


From: LENNART BORGMAN
Subject: Re: Printing from WindowXP version of emacs
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2006 09:29:14 +0100

From: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>

> > Date: Sat, 7 Jan 2006 00:00:24 -0500
> > From: BRUCE INGALLS <address@hidden>
> > 
> > > > Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2006 22:01:16 +0100
> > > > From: Lennart Borgman
> > > >
> > > > >>(default-printer-name) returns \\host-name\1234567890
> > > > >>
> > 
> > > > Ehum, I did not test because it looks so very strange. I 
> will try it
> > > > next week. Do you really expect something like that to work? 
> I mean it
> > > > is exactly those figures I wrote above.
> > 
> > That sure does not look right.
> 
> What doesn't look right, exactly?  I took the above as a template, not
> as a literal string that is the printer's name.  If it's a literal
> string, then it is indeed strange, but default-printer-name simply
> calls GetProfileString and GetPrinter APIs, so whatever those return,
> it's the system's notion of the printer.  Unless there's a bug in
> default-printer-name, in which case please step through it and tell
> what goes wrong there.

I have felt a bit nervous over the weekend. Did I really test this with -Q? Or 
is it something long forgotten I have in my initialization files.

I tried again with -Q. And yes, it is literally the share name I told 
("1234567890").





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