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Viewing a windows spool file (.spl)

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by peter12345, Sep 12, 2004.

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  1. peter12345

    peter12345 Thread Starter

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    I have looked at many webpages and still unable to solve
    this issue. Maybe someone here can help. My printer broke down but I kept the windows printer spool file (.spl) and need to view the data from it since this is all I have from the document. The spool (.spl) file has a EMF header and was created from pcl6.
    I wish to view that file but all I get is garbled text if I open it with wordpad etc. Is there any program or way that I can view it because the data(only text not photos) is in that spool file(3 Megs in size) but the printer broke down and I have no way of viewing it.

    I tried Ghost script and other PCL viewers with out much luck since my file is a .spl

    Please help.. :(

    Thank you in advance,

    Peter
     
  2. bobol

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    this maybe a post that would get a good response if moved to the Hardware forum later on if need be.:)
     
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