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Re: typewriter function for an impact printer?

Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
Hello all,

I often have forms to fill out and some would be better not
hand-written.  However, they all differ so I can't just set-up a

What I really need is just a typewriter.

Does anyone know of an app that will give me an interactive session with
my Epson dot-matrix printer?  I could feed that in (its an LQ-2080 and
will do plain paper), use the enter key in the traditional typewriter
way, etc.

It shouldn't be too big a deal to do, I just figured I'd see if there's
already a solution before I try to reinvent a very old wheel.

Very interesting. While I am not aware of any such app, doesn't
"cat > /dev/lp0" (or equivalent) work?

I like the concept. Please post back your experience.



Raj Kiran Grandhi
At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer, you will find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on the computer.

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