canadacow wrote:I would suggest dropping both PNG support and Win32 support and have DosBox output PostScript instead. This would maintain compatibility as such files could be directly piped to postscript printers, converted to PDF on the fly using Acrobat Distiller, or viewed and printed using GhostScript.
mirekluza wrote:I think that it should be possible to print by copying to devices PRN, LPT1
Qbix wrote:adding printing directly to the printer will give a lot headaches. (especially if the result isn't what they expect)
Qbix wrote:Dosbox is for me still an emulator. With as little contact with host hardware at all.
The only exception to this is midi.
But offcourse feel free to have your own opinion about it.
The updated patch is available here. I created the PS support from scratch, so no additional external dependencies are introduced by this feature.
Tekmaven wrote:Can someone compile DOSBox with this included for Win32? I'm having some issues...
Tekmaven wrote:For some reason, I'm missing some DLL files. If its not too much trouble, could you ZIP up your whole DOSBox dir so I get all the DLLs?
Tekmaven wrote:This mod is really going to save me . Do you know if its going to be in the next release?
Well, that IS my DOSBOX dir.. Just install DOSBOX 0.61. That will give you all the DLLs you need. The printer doesn't require extra dynamic libraries..
Qbix wrote:hmmm not sure if it's a good idea to allow to host printing at all.
I think sticking to png in all cases is more approate.
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