Extra Form Feed with Passthrough Functions to Text Only Driver

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SUMMARY
When you send printer escape information in a print stream to a Windows NTGeneric Text Only driver, additional form feed may occur after the job hasbeen completed.
MORE INFORMATION
The raster unidriver, RASDD, automatically appends a form feed to all jobsto ensure that the data gets sent to the printer. If an applicationdeveloper uses the Escape or ExtEscape function, and includes all of thenecessary sequences to print the page, an additional FormFeed or EjectPagewill force another page to be printed. For additional information on thefunctions mentioned, please consult the Win32 SDK documentation.

NOTE: This fix only pertains to the Generic/Text Only driver
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT versions 3.51and 4.0.This problem was corrected in the latest Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 U.S. ServicePack. For information on obtaining the service pack, query on the following wordin the Microsoft Knowledge Base (without the spaces):
S E R V P A C K
prodnt formfeed form feed
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Article ID: 162616 - Last Review: 01/07/2015 06:27:54 - Revision: 1.3

  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.51
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.51
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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