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Re: PB with print

From: Pascal Bourguignon
Subject: Re: PB with print
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2008 12:36:34 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1008 (Gnus v5.10.8) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

"alain.berenguier" <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello,
> I have a problem with thr print commande ( all prints ).
> I work with emacs version 22.1.1
> when i define (setq printer-name '("Epson Stylus..."))   it is ok but after 
> a print
> i have one error message "Epson...." is nor a sringp"

M-x customize-variable RET printer-name RET

If you have somebody complaining that something.1 is not something.2,
perhaps a good solution would be to make something.1 be something.2,
don't you think?

So, why not set printer-name to a string, instead of a list?

> what is the name of printer,
> (name on panel of config)
> name of port ( i have tested with USB001 but no result.
> the only printer working is an virtual poscript printer wich i have declared 
> on lpt1
> but i declare it to produce a poscript file to print in file.
> it work like a default printer. But My default printer on windows is 
> "PDFcreator"
> it not work as default, and if i
> (setq printer-name '("PDFcreator")) this produce the same result as above.

For the same reason. Why do you keep assigning a list to printer-name?

> OK i have a work arround to produce a file, then to print the file under 
> windows
> directly. and delete it.
> One of you  can help me?

Well, apart the syntaxic problem above, I don't know anything about
MS-Windows, and I don't know how printers are named on MS-Window or
how to find that out. Try to google for emacs ms-windows printer or

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