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Re: Emacs Installer for MS Windows

From: Peter 'Luna' Runestig
Subject: Re: Emacs Installer for MS Windows
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 09:09:12 +0200
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On 2004-08-25 06:15, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> This is IMHO ridiculous: we should not use these tools to print, we
> should instead add the code to Emacs to do whatever they do to find
> the default printer.  Ghostscript does that, and Ghostscript is free
> software, so someone should be able to look in its code and find the
> trick.

We already have that, since 2004-01-28, when this patch was committed:

If you put this in .emacs:

(setq printer-name nil)

a CVS build of Emacs on Windows prints to the Windows default printer.

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