Capture Print Job to a file

Capture Print Job to a file

Post by Deifie » Sun, 15 Aug 1999 04:00:00

Hello All,

I have an application that generate reports and print it to a printer. I
think they are using a daemon to accomplish the task. I would like to
redirect the print out to a file instead. BTW, the print out is postscript.
Is their a program out there that would intercept the the report output and
save it to a file instead of sending it directly to the printer. This is
program is running under Solaris 2.6.

Please post answer.

Thanks in advance.


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