I opened notepad and typed a few lines. Did a print to file with the
selected Xerox printer. Then, opened that file in Notepad. I know
the paper source string contains this: &l. But, can't find it as
yet. From looking at the file, it appears to be POSTSCRIPT. I will
have to look for a PCL driver.

John McKee

On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 10:27 PM, Mike Krebs <majkrebs@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I've been through this with another type of printer years ago. One, a phone call should resolve...but of course hard to get the right people without the credit card..but your time is valuable too. Always thought this information should be in manual someplace but hard to find programmer guides these days.


Here is what I did so many years ago.

I got a hex editor installed.
I installed the PCL PC driver for the printer.
I opened notepad and printed a document.
Noted the drawer it used (and some other stuff I was interested in).
told it to print to file.
Changed the drawer in the driver.
Printed document.
Told it to print to file.
etc.
opened the text files in hex editor and found the drawer select string.

Could use a binary comp tool to do the same.

Better than blindly flailing at printer codes...HTH
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