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I am trying to develop application to print text file from java, on linux. I have paginated the text file and have formed object of Book class. Then I have used job_ = PrinterJob.getPrinterJob(); job_.setPrintService(selectedService_); job_.setPageable(pages_); //pages object of Book class job_.print(aset_); //aset_ object of PrintRequestAttributeSet This is working on Linux advanced server 4 but not on Linux advanced server 3.
Can anyone help me to find out what can be the problem???
Not working could mean: - compile errors (which?) (I' don't think so.) - Exceptions at runtime (which?) - garbage output - silently ignored (do the printlogs tell you something?) - something I didn't thought about.
not working means its not printing any data from the file. on Linux advanced server 4 the file is properly printed, but on Linux advanced server 3 the printer just skips pages. i.e. if I try to print 3 pages it skips 3 blank pages and doesn't print anything
Don't you have to do a start and end page operation?
Or was that some other programming environment? I'm too lazy to RTFM.
I know in some platforms, failing to bracket page print requests can cause nothing to print, or have it all come out all overlaid on the last page.
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I have paginated the file and formed object of class Book pages_. pages_ contains Printable i.e. objects of class implementing Printable interface. If I want to print 1-3 pages I paginate the file and append 1-3 pages to pages_. After this I have used
i.e. pages_ contains all those pages which I want to print. In case of Linux advanced server 4 all these pages get printed, but in case of Linux advanced server 3 printer just skips blank pages. If there are 3 pages to print it will skip 3 blank pages!!!