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Lipi line printer

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LIPI LINE PRINTER
I want to take print of my access report through lipi line printer through different computer which is not in our network. Kindly help me how to do it? Should I have to install that printer driver on my system or change settings of my system so that it can take page size (180 characters horizontally).I neither can attach this printer to my computer nor I can bring that computer on lan. I am just allowed to take my report in txt format through pen drive and print it. I am in very difficult situation kindly help as I have a little knowledge of hardware devices.
access 2007
Thanx in advance
Jun 19 '12 #1
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TheSmileyCoder
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I think you will need to explain in more detail what a lipi line printer is.

From what little you have told, I think you need to export the report to either .pdf or .txt and simply print that.
Jun 19 '12 #2

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Its the printer that prints only characters not graphics.
www.lipidata.com/prod_specs/6312.htm
I can print text file created through foxpro very well through it but not access report text file.how can I give custom page size to access report without the printer attached?
Jun 20 '12 #3

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From reasons I don't understand (this is a question for Microsoft team), as far as I know, you can't.
But you can install the printer in your system even you have not the physical device. After that you will be able to set up a custom page.
Jun 21 '12 #4

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R u sure even if setting page size exporting it into txt format i cant print it through lpt printer?My senior has given me the clue that convert it to 180 columns and then print.I do my all work in access but to make printable copy I dont have any option but foxpro.So its very difficult situation
Jun 21 '12 #5

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No. I'm not sure. But you waste only five minutes to install the printer and test my advice.

Why you wish to export as .txt ?
Try to export as .pdf
Jun 21 '12 #6

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