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Ascii table in printer

Ascii table in printer

Ascii table in printer

Is it possible that the old ascii table as used before can be used in printers that goes via a network. I have an Ricoh Aficio 1013 and the following symbols ar not availble anymore. Like this one ? or ? or ? and so on. Is it possbile to have them back in this situation. Im using Clipper 5.2e

With regards,

J.G. Stoop

RE: Ascii table in printer


I can't tell from your post what you are wanting to print.
Are you talking about the extended ASCII set?  Do you know whick ASCII number you are wanting to print?

for example   @1,1 SAY ASC(144)

Jim Rumbaugh

RE: Ascii table in printer


Does the printer you are using have different fonts available.  I print to older HP IV's and if the printers aren't set to the proper font or character set it can print an ASC value differently than it might otherwise.  My printers are all PCL 5 compatible and as long as they are setup properly for my app they print out the graphic characters properly, if not, they don't.  I can reconfigure the printer to grab the appropriate character set and it's all set.


Jim C.

RE: Ascii table in printer

Thanks for your answers. The printer is NOT PCL5 comp.
The following characters are not proper anymore ? + ? + ? + ? + ? + ? + ?

this is for example.

If i print this it goes on paper as ë or other symbols.

With regards.

JG. Stoop

RE: Ascii table in printer

? = must be ALT+179 or ALT+194 + ALT195 + ALT196 + 197 + 198+ 199 and so on. It stand for the box making codes.

With regards,

JG Stoop

RE: Ascii table in printer

Look in the manual to find the setup codes needed to make the printer ProPrinter or IBM compatible.  Sometimes it is a dip switch setting.


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