Dec 122017
 
Check printer status from BAT file.
File PRTSTAT.ZIP from The Programmer’s Corner in
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Check printer status from BAT file.
File Name File Size Zip Size Zip Type
PRTSTAT.ASM 518 227 deflated
PRTSTAT.COM 32 32 stored
PRTSTAT.DOC 803 407 deflated

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Contents of the PRTSTAT.DOC file



PROGRAM:
PRTSTAT.COM Print status program for batch files.
DESCRIPTION:
PRTSTAT.COM is a program which detects if the printer is
ready and returns the appropriate errolevel for use by batch
files.
CONTACT:
PC ROCKLAND BBS (914) 353-2157

USAGE:
PRTSTAT n
Where n is a printer number either 1 or 2.
Place it in a batch file and if the printer is not ready then
it will return a non-zero errorlevel to dos which will
allow the following sort of implementation.

ECHO OFF
GOTO BYMESS
MESS:
ECHO PRINTER NOT READY, PLEASE CHECK IT.
BYMESS:
PRTSTAT 1
IF ERROLEVEL == 1 GOTO MESS
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application


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