Subject: Re: Printing from abiword under Mac OS X
From: F J Franklin (F.J.Franklin@sheffield.ac.uk)
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 08:09:53 CST
On Sat, 29 Dec 2001, Harvey Moseley wrote:
> I have installed abiword on my Mac under OS X. It works ok
> except that I can't figure out how to print. I get the linux print
> dialog box, as would be expected for this X-based document, and the
> default printer is lpr. I have an Epson USB printer, which is not a
> postscript printer (at least I dont think so) so I dont think the
> standard lpr filters will work. In any case, how do I point to a
> printer which is installed in the OS X. If I print to the default
> lpr, nothing happens. i am not sure how to access the queue to see
> what it thinks it has done.
If you search the userlist archives for "lpr" at http://www.darwinfo.org/
there is some discussion about this. I don't have a local printer so I've
never had to do it myself.
This is very awkward. Once we get a native port of AbiWord, everything
should be a lot easier...
Francis James Franklin
It's getting them wrong that is living, getting them wrong and wrong and
wrong and then, on careful reconsideration, getting them wrong again.
That's how we know we're alive: we're wrong.
--- Philip Roth
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