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Re: Printing with emacs: Not working

From: rustom
Subject: Re: Printing with emacs: Not working
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 23:38:03 -0800 (PST)
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On Feb 27, 8:58 pm, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> > From: rustom <address@hidden>
> > Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 05:51:50 -0800 (PST)
> > Well Setting up printing in windows from emacs can be an adventure
> > The settings that I have are these:
> > (require 'printing)
> > (setq printer-name "//network/path/to/printer")
> > (setq ps-printer-name t)
> > (setenv "GS_LIB" "D:/Program Files/gs/gs8.63/lib")
> > (setq ps-lpr-command "D:/Program Files/gs/gs8.63/bin/gswin32c.exe")
> > (setq ps-lpr-switches '( "-dNOPAUSE" "-dBATCH" "-sDEVICE=mswinpr2"))
> These are all described in the Emacs manual, AFAICS, except perhaps
> the setenv part.  Is it really needed?
> I don't know why you needed `(require 'printing)', I don't see how it
> could be necessary.

Yesterday I commented out the require line and the postscript print
buffer(B+W) stopped working
Today its again working with the line commented out.
As for the GS_LIB -- got it from
but yes its also probably not needed (so much for the content of the
wiki :-)

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