BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 04-11-92 (14:39)             Number: 18
From: BILL WHITE                   Refer#: NONE
  To: RICHARD VANNOY                Recvd: NO  
Subj: Printers                       Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
RV>FR> LPRINT "TEST"; CHR$(27); "J"; CHR$(5); "TEST"
RV>FR>                ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
RV>FR> The CHR$(5) can be any value between CHR$(1) and CHR$(255) and is the
RV>FR>number  of 216ths of an inch that will be vertically fed.

RV>Also works fine on a Panasonic KX-P1091i.

                >>>AND DID YOU KNOW<<<

SUB BackFeed
E$ = CHR$(27)
PRINT "Hit ";
COLOR 31, 1: PRINT "0 ";
COLOR 7, 1: PRINT "to skip back-feed of first card.":
LPRINT E$; "O"; E$; "j"; CHR$(50); E$; "@";

     This undocumented backfeed works on the Epson LQ-
850, at least.  Epson said it's undocumented because it
is erratic.  I had to play with it a lot to get it to
work, the ESC "O" being required to keep it from
backfeeding and then immediately feeding forward again!
I find it handy to align the first postcard, file card or
address label properly in the printer.

              The Bill White in Miami, FL

 * SLMR 2.1a * Go ahead, back up to the RAM disk.  I dare you!

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