Perl/NT print formatting question 
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 Perl/NT print formatting question

I was thinking I'd like to use Perl to format some simple reports on
NT, except as soon as my reports exceed 80 columns or need to be
slightly pretty I have to start controlling the font and stuff, which
can't be done by just dumping text into the printer.

So, can anyone tell me where to start?  Should I be thinking of calling
the Windows SDK print control functions from Perl?  Should I be calling
printer escape sequences?  Have people built Perl extensions that might
help?  Or is this a stupid thing to think of using Perl for?

(BTW, if it matters, I'm printing to an HP 4SiMx connected to an NT network.)



Sun, 14 Feb 1999 03:00:00 GMT  
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