• Subject: RE: Printing the same spool file in TWO printers in the same time
  • From: Balaji Venkataraman <bvenkata@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Jan 1999 09:37:47 -0500

John Carr wrote:

>Change your application program to Close then Reopen the spool file
>while the program is running.  Close it when the Page reaches 1000
>or something.   Start printing that 1000 pages while the program
>continues.   You will have multple spool file entries that you can
>move to various queues to print.

 Dave Kahn said:
  >   Secondly, the
>page number will be reset to one when the printer file is re-opened, which
>obviously affects the output if page numbers are printed.


Resetting of the page number shouldnt cause a problem, if page numbering is 
done programatically. A special header record  can be printed on the first 
page of every spool file that indicates where it is continuing from.

Balaji
bvenkata@commsoft.net
 
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