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Re: [vox-tech] trouble printing text file

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] trouble printing text file
  • From: jdMAPSnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us
  • Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2000 00:07:20 -0800
  • References: Pine.LNX.4.21.0011262357180.1563-100000@belial.ucdavis.edu

On Mon, 27 Nov 2000, Rhonda Frances Bailey wrote:

> hi all.
> here is a strange problem.  i have a matlab editor file which i want
> to print from home.  in matlab, comments are indicated by a %
> pete's printer, an hp laserjet 6mp, stalls when printing a file containing
> the header
> % Rhonda Bailey
> % EEC 140A HW 7
> % 27 November 2000
> but prints when the second line is either removed or changed to 
> $ EEC 140A HW 7
> any insight?

"%" is the "comment" code for Postscript.  The 6mp automatically detects
postscript, HPLJ code, and plain text.  It sounds like the printer's
detection code is getting confused.

Try enscript or a2ps.  The printout will look better anyway.

Jeff Newmiller                        The     .....       .....  Go Live...
DCN:<jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us>        Basics: ##.#.       ##.#.  Live Go...
Work:<JeffN@endecon.com>              Live:   OO#.. Dead: OO#..  Playing
Research Engineer (Solar/Batteries            O.O#.       #.O#.  with
/Software/Embedded Controllers)               .OO#.       .OO#.  rocks...2k

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