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Sending Printer Data to Floppy Disk

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by clydekamel1, Jan 21, 2003.

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  1. clydekamel1

    clydekamel1 Thread Starter

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    Going to start/setting/printer and right clicking on properties you can send printer information to a floppy disk my question is can the data be reformatted to use in other programs. My objective is to use name and address information from a non windows program to create a data base in Windows MS spreadsheet and/or Excel to make labels, envelopes, etc. I experimented by sending a file I generated in MS Word to the floppy disk, however, when I opened it it appears to be in machine language.
    Anyway help with this would be appreciated.
     
  2. eddie5659

    eddie5659 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    Hiya and welcome

    Don't have a printer attached to this pc, but I have one at work. In the meantime, when you save the file to a floppy, what is its extension?

    Also, which program are you getting the file from?

    Regards

    eddie
     
  3. eddie5659

    eddie5659 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    Hiya

    Got an email:

    When you rightclick on the file, and choose Properties, what does it say under Type of file, or anywhere in there? Does it just say this 'File' name?

    Whats the program that you're getting the file from?

    eddie
     
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    eddie5659 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    Hiya

    Got an email:

    So, is this document able to be re-opened again? Just trying to get my head round this one :)

    What are you saving the file as? You're creating it in Works, which I assume is on the PC you're working on. If not, try saving as an RTF file.

    eddie
     
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