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hello.
hope someone can help me with this.

I'm trying to print prn(same as txt) files to a printer(LPT1 or File for testing purpose). these files contains commands for a CNC machine and these files are located within a listbox. I've tried to understand printing but damn, thats hard
(given I've only programmed for 3 months now)..


send multiply entire prn files as commands to LPT1, how do I do that ?
btw. working in C# win Forms
I would be greatful if someone can show me an article or link on how to do this.
Posted 17-Aug-12 2:13am
Edited 17-Aug-12 2:16am
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Mikkel Eriksen 17-Aug-12 7:15am
   
forgot to tell this.
in Windows XP, I could do something like this :
run CMD
copy /b %filename lpt1

think its hard to replicate that ?
Wes Aday 17-Aug-12 9:19am
   
It's actually very easy to replicate that System.Diagnostic.Process.
Mikkel Eriksen 17-Aug-12 9:55am
   
I rather want to do the diagnostic.Process it seems way more easy compared to print. the question is can process handle multiply files from a listbox ?

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This CodeProject article (I/O Ports Uncensored - 1 - Controlling LEDs (Light Emiting Diodes) with Parallel Port[^]) should help you get started.
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