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downloading a font CMC7

downloading a font CMC7

downloading a font CMC7


I don't have the CMC7 font in the list of fonts available in my printer. How can I download this font using PCL commands?



RE: downloading a font CMC7

First, find a suitable PCL soft font and then copy it the printer. Binary copy BTW.

copy /b fontfile LPT1:

would be appropriate in DOS to get the file to the printer attached to LPT1;

copy /b fontfile \\computername\sharedprintername

to send the file to a printer attached to a computer on a network.

This is all covered pretty well in the PCL5 Tech Ref.

This applies in a purely PCL context. If you are eventually printing through a windows printer driver, then simply installing the required font into windows should be all that is necessary to use it with your application.

Jim Asman

RE: downloading a font CMC7


an additional comment about my question is: I would like to transfer the font (available locally) dinamically once this font is available on the file system.


RE: downloading a font CMC7

Assuming the printer allows uploading of soft fonts, then a simple bat statement at startup should work on most win o/s.

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