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Old 07-07-2001
Question Problem with printing

Hi ,

Can somebody Please help me in finding out where I am going wrong.
Suppose i have a file called r_wer which contains files.
for ex :
Now I want to print them.

The way I am doing is
$ for a in `cat '/r_wer'`
> do
> lp -d printername $a
> done

But it is giving me an error message.
lp: can't access file "LMN20001"
lp: request not accepted. This is with all the files.
Can somebody Please help me.
# 2  
Old 07-08-2001
You Can Use CGI Script To Do This.


print "Content-type:text/html\n\n";

@files = ("LMN20001", "LMN20002", "LMN20003");

print "@files\n";

# 3  
Old 07-08-2001
Alright what if I have around 1000 files then i think just
@files = ("LMN20001", "LMN20002", "LMN20003");
would not be a good idea.

Any other suggestions will be highly appreciated.

# 4  
Old 07-08-2001

Just check whether all the files that you are trying to print are in the current directory from where you are issuing this command . if not then give the full path names of the files in the file r_wer
I tried the same thing by making a script file and it worked fine.

for a in `cat './files.txt'`
lp $a

files.txt is the same as your r_wer.
That's it

Last edited by kapilv; 07-08-2001 at 05:25 AM..
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