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How to print line direct in a Dot-matrix Printer with custom size Fonts: Enlarge , Small , Bold , Underline?

Thanks in advance.
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Updated 18-Jul-10 20:21pm
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You need to Add escape Chars to do your job.
Like
Chr(27) + "E" for Normal Bold face on
Chr(27) + "F" for Normal Bold face off
Chr(27) + Chr(14) for Double soze bold face
Chr(27) + Chr(18) for Double soze bold face off
etc.

Check printer documentation or Search Google for Printer escape Chars for more chars
 
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To print without a print driver, you'd have to communicate directly with the parallel port, I'm not sure if there's a standard for that or if you'd need the manual for your printer.
 
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raj_raje 19-Jul-10 6:41am    
i allready communicate with dotmatrix printer with normal size font. but i want a report with enlarge,Bold and Underline fonts like (foxpro report print)
Jothimani N 4-Jul-16 5:31am    
mr. raj_raje
can you pl. send code snippet of
your vb.net code which prints directly to dot matrix printer
to my mail jothimanin@gmail.com

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