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LabVIEW print data by using DOT MATRIX printer?

How to program in LabVIEW such that certain data can be printed out from dot matrix printer?

 

p/s : The dot matrix printer(EPSON-TM - U220) is connected to computer via serial port.

         

 

Thank you very much for replies...

=)

 

 

Knight of NI
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Re: LabVIEW print data by using DOT MATRIX printer?

You use VISA functions to communicate with the serial port.

 

Search the example finder for "serial".

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Re: LabVIEW print data by using DOT MATRIX printer?

I coudn't run my serial examples in LabVIEW although I have connected the dot matrix printer to my computer.
Knight of NI
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Re: LabVIEW print data by using DOT MATRIX printer?

What do you mean?  Did you get an error message?  Did the PC crash?  Did the printer go up in flames?
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Accepted by topic author KitChongYue
‎08-27-2015 06:09 PM
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Re: LabVIEW print data by using DOT MATRIX printer?

I found the solution~

 

preset the dot matrix printer as dafault printer and use an icon in LabVIEW called - Easy Text Report will do.

 

=) Thank you very much for your reply!

 

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Re: LabVIEW print data by using DOT MATRIX printer?


KitChongYue wrote:

I found the solution~

 

preset the dot matrix printer as dafault printer and use an icon in LabVIEW called - Easy Text Report will do.

 

=) Thank you very much for your reply!

 


 

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