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Operating Systems AIX Generic Printer giving garbage fonts in Arabic Post 302394311 by ITHelper on Thursday 11th of February 2010 05:21:33 AM
Old 02-11-2010
Generic Printer giving garbage fonts in Arabic

Generic Printer giving garbage fonts in Arabic !


Guy's


I have confgured this printer in AIX 6.1 by the following steps ...
  1. Smitty
  2. Print Spooling
  3. AIX Print Spooling
  4. Add a Print Queue
I Selected from the box this kind
hpJetDirect Network Printer (HP JetDirect)

then

Hewlett-Packard

then

Other (Select this if your printer type is not listed above)

then

generic Generic Printer

then

2 Do NOT make this system a BOOTP/TFTP server



Names of NEW print queues to add
ASCII [printer]
GL Emulation []
PCL Emulation []
PostScript []

Printer connection characteristics
* HOSTNAME of the JetDirect Card [printer]
* PORT [9100]

OK

This is the kind of the printer


# PRINT QUEUE PRINTER DESCRIPTION

Printer hp@Printer generic (ASCII)


It's printing fain but in Arabic it's giving some garbage fonts .


Is there solution for this issue ?
ITHelper
 
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load_dat_font(3alleg4)						  Allegro manual					    load_dat_font(3alleg4)

NAME
load_dat_font - Loads a FONT from an Allegro datafile. SYNOPSIS
#include <allegro.h> FONT *load_dat_font(const char *filename, RGB *pal, void *param) DESCRIPTION
Loads a FONT from an Allegro datafile. You can set param parameter to point to an array that holds two strings that identify the font and the palette in the datafile by name. The first string in this list is the name of the font. You can pass NULL here to just load the first font found in the datafile. The second string can be used to specify the name of the palette associated with the font. This is only returned if the pal parameter is not NULL. If you pass NULL for the name of the palette, the last palette found before the font was found is returned. You can also pass NULL for param, which is treated as if you had passed NULL for both strings separately. In this case, the function will simply load the first font it finds from the datafile and the palette that precedes it. For example, suppose you have a datafile named `fonts.dat' with the following contents: FONT FONT_1_DATA FONT FONT_2_DATA FONT FONT_3_DATA PAL FONT_1_PALETTE PAL FONT_2_PALETTE Then the following code will load FONT_1_DATA as a FONT and return FONT_1_PALETTE as the palette: FONT *f; PALETTE pal; char *names[] = { "FONT_1_DATA", "FONT_1_PALETTE" } f = load_dat_font("fonts.dat", pal, names); If instead you want to load the second font, FONT_2, from the datafile, you would use: FONT *f; PALETTE pal; char *names[] = { "FONT_2_DATA", "FONT_2_PALETTE" } f = load_dat_font("fonts.dat", pal, names); If you want to load the third font, but not bother with a palette, use: FONT *f; char *names[] = { "FONT_3_DATA", NULL } f = load_dat_font("fonts.dat", NULL, names); RETURN VALUE
Returns a pointer to the font or NULL on error. Remember that you are responsible for destroying the font when you are finished with it to avoid memory leaks. SEE ALSO
register_font_file_type(3alleg4), load_font(3alleg4) Allegro version 4.4.2 load_dat_font(3alleg4)

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