Adding, modifying, or copying a local printer
Local printers are those connected directly to a host
(as opposed to across the network).
Printer Setup Manager,
select an existing printer from the list and/or make
one of these menu selections:
You can set (or change) these parameters:
PrinterAdd Local Printer
Select the name you want to use for the
local printer attached to your system.
You cannot modify an existing printer name.
The SCOadmin Printer Setup Manager does not permit
printer names to contain the ``_'' character.
To add a printer whose name includes a ``_'', add it from the
lpadmin -p printer_two
Once the printer name is created, the
Printer Setup Manager will be able to manage it.
Select the printer model that matches your printer,
or a model with which it is compatible.
Choose Serial or Parallel.
If you select Serial, click on Serial Settings
for additional options described in
``About serial communication settings''.
For serial printers, COM1 and COM2 ports are displayed
that correspond to the first and second serial ports.
For parallel printers, LPT1 and LPT2 are displayed.
If you select Other, a Device text box appears.
Enter the path
of the device that the printer is connected to. See
``About printer device connections''
for more information.
Send Mail if Printer Fails
Select Yes to receive
a mail message if the printer fails.
Allow Banner Page Override
Select Yes to allow users to print without a banner page.
For non-PostScript® printers,
you can set the page length, page width, character pitch, and
line pitch. Each of these options has a numerical value and a unit value.
You can select a unit value in inches, centimeters, or characters.
If you do not provide defaults when you configure a printer,
the page size and print spacing are taken from the data
for your printer type in the
database. For more information on these parameters, see
``Setting default printer page size and spacing''.
The addition of a printer will fail if a nonexistent port is specified as the
Adding, modifying, or copying a network printer
The Printer Setup Manager interface
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 22 April 2004