New printing concept of wine
rick_knight at rlknight.com
Tue Jul 24 18:36:31 CDT 2001
I'm using the old wineps printing system in recent version of winex and
it works OK. I've tried to figure out the print system but can't make
any sense out of it. Is there a HOWTO that explains the new system or
can someone clue me in on how to read the PRINTING.SGML file?
Rick Knight (rick at rlknight.com)
Marcus Roeckrath wrote:
> I´m allways using the recent versions from cvs (prebuild from
> dailywine) and I stated that I have to reconfigure my wine printing.
> Before I used the wineps.drv driver but now wine seams to work with
> the printers defined in /etc/printcap.
> But there are some little questions left by me although I got it
> printing well:
> How can I make another printer as default printer different from
> the first one from /etc/printcap.
> I tried to edit win.ini but everytime wine is started the first
> printcap entry is installed as default printer.
> How can I exclude some /etc/printcap printers from scanning by wine?
> Does it make sense to define printcap printers like ascii (my hp ps
> printer has three entries in printcap: ascii, lp, raw) in wine?
> Printing a document on the ascii printer the wine ps output is
> printed as ps source code, which is normal for the ascii spooler,
> which will pass the spooler input thru a2ps.
> From where can I get ppd files for non ps printers?
> Why does the former installed Wine PostScript Driver does not work
> Gruss Marcus
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