Printing from Insight???

Turcotte Marcel turcotm at med05.MEDCN.UMontreal.CA
Mon Jun 21 08:12:34 EST 1993


In article <C8tv33.Hno at odin.corp.sgi.com> as at sgi.com (Ashmeet Sidana) writes:
> In article <1993Jun17.224946.5217 at llyene.jpl.nasa.gov>
> robert at triton.Jpl.Nasa.Gov writes:

>  >We have BSD printing running on our indigo and want to print from within
>  >Insight.  When I invoke the print option of Insight, no printers are
>  >listed in the printers XmList which means I can't select a printer to
>  >print to.  How do I print from within Insight???

> Insight uses the SysV spooler so you have to
> define a SysV printer to print from Insight.

> There are several mechanisms to fake out the
> sysV spooler to print to a BSD printer, the
> simplest being a shell script called "lp"
> that simply renames options and prints with
> "lpr".

Are we talking about insightII from Biosym Tech? If so, edit your file
printer_info in the $INSIGHT_HELP directory and add a line for each
printer you want to see in the chooser.

printer_name print_command [,print_command]

e.g. : g316 lpr -s -P%P %F

where %P will be expand as the name of the printer and %F the name of
the file. See System Guide 7-1

> ---Ashmeet Sidana
>    as at sgi.com

 Marcel TURCOTTE                    "Ce qui m'interesse, ce n'est pas le
 Universite de Montreal             bonheur de tous les hommes, c'est
                                    celui de chacun" [Boris Vian '63]




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