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Printing to a mobile printer from J2ME

Lindikaya Ntshinga

Joined: Jan 15, 2003
Posts: 7
Does anyone know of a solution for using J2ME to print to a mobile printer. I know minimally of mobile printers. Can J2ME in the code print to a mobile printer attached to a phone.
Daryl Wilding-McBride
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Joined: Jul 18, 2003
Posts: 60
If you're talking about MIDP on a mobile phone, there are no printing APIs in the spec. However, vendors who extend MIDP on their phones may offer such a thing.

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Michael Yuan
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Joined: Mar 07, 2002
Posts: 1427
Since most wireless printers are bluetooth based, the J2ME bluetooth API might offer some solutions. But I am not sure. The bluetooth OP is not supported by all bluetooth Java devices.

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