odd HP 1320 printer behaviour...

William Bulley web at umich.edu
Tue Jul 10 17:20:26 UTC 2007

According to Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com>:
> If the print job is plain text, does it end in a formfeed?  If not, the 
> printer may wait for one, and eventually timeout and print the page.

I only send PostScript to this printer.  My WWW browsers do this for
me automatically and the FreeBSD port "print/enscript-letter" does
the rest for me (plain text or ASCII files).

> Depending on what processing you do to the source file, you may find 
> utilities like /usr/ports/print/enscript useful.

I have been using enscript for about twenty years now...  :-)



William Bulley                     Email: web at umich.edu

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