[R] Unattended printing under Windows

Andrew Perrin aperrin at socrates.berkeley.edu
Wed Feb 28 01:58:03 CET 2001

On Tue, 27 Feb 2001, Michael Camann wrote:

> This is esentially identical to the unix solution, differing only in the
> need to call gsprint rather then lpr.  It's possible that a similar
> solution exists for the text pages using system() calls to the DOS port of
> a2ps and then gsprint (I'm having trouble finding the a2ps port, however).

I would think you could solve the command-line printing of text files
issue using something along the lines of (UNTESTED since I don't have a
Win/DOS machine around):

system('copy <filename> lpt1:')


system('print <filename')

both of which are DOS commands that, theoretically, should bypass the
dialog box.

Andy Perrin

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