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Capturing before Printer

abu alfouz
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Joined: Nov 20, 2006
Posts: 44
Hi everybody,

I need a help, I need some code that capture anything go to the printer from this device. For example, if application X printed sentence "Hello JavaRanch" on some document I want to know this sentence on my program. Is that possible?

Thank you.

SCJP 1.5
David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

not really a Java thing, although I have on occasion needed to install virtual postscript printers on to machines to perform unusual activities. Still not in Java though.
I agree. Here's the link:
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