Software to print vouchers from large amount of txt data

Bill Campbell freebsd at
Mon Oct 22 08:44:46 PDT 2007

On Mon, Oct 22, 2007, simon butsana wrote:

>I am looking for a software that will read repetitive data from a text file
>and send it to a preformated fanfold paper (impact printer). The software
>must be customizable as to be told on which area of the paper to print a
>given field from the source text file.

>The data in the text file would thus be translated in a certain number of
>similar paper vouchers.

>Does anyone have an idea?

I've been using nroff for this type of things for years.  One can do very
precise text location vertically and horizontally.  Our accounting software
prints invoices using groff, initially loading an image with .PSPIC, then
overlaying it with the text.

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