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laserjet 1200 pcl command

laserjet 1200 pcl command

laserjet 1200 pcl command

(OP)
i want to send a simple condensed print command thru a dos batch file to my hp laserjet 1200 printer.  In the past I have always used Esc&k2S to set my hp Laserjet 6P to condensed.  Also i used the same pcl command on an earlier hp 1200.  Just hooked up a new hp 1200 and now it won't go condensed.  I tried sending Esc(s16H but that doesn't work.  What am i doing wrong?

RE: laserjet 1200 pcl command

Certainly Esc(s16H should change things if you are using a fixed pitch font.

For a sanity check, enter <esc>(s0p16.67h0s0b4099T and see if that does anything for you.

The pitch command is probably ignored if the current font is set to proportional, and that might be your problem.

Jim Asman
jlasman@telus.net

RE: laserjet 1200 pcl command

(OP)
That worked like a charm.  Thx for the help.

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