PRINTERS.INI Needed to Add PostScript Printers from SDL

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To add support for a new PostScript printer from the SupplementalDriver Library (SDL), the disk must contain a PRINTERS.INI file todisplay the dialog box with the list of printers. Without thePRINTERS.INI file, the Add Printers dialog box will continue to promptyou to insert the disk containing the new printer file in drive A orto choose an alternate directory even though the *.WPD files arepresent. The PRINTERS.INI file and WPD files must be in the samedirectory.

To add support for a new PostScript printer from the SDL, do thefollowing:
  1. From the Control Panel, choose Printers.
  2. Select PostScript Printer from the Installed Printers list and select Configure.
  3. Select Setup from the Printers-Configure dialog box and then select Add Printer.
  4. You will be prompted to place the disk containing the new printer file in drive A. Place SDL Disk #4 (5.25" disks) or Disk #7 (3.5") in drive A and select OK.
  5. Select the appropriate printer driver from the list and select OK.
The PRINTERS.INI file is an ASCII text file that contains a listing ofthe available PostScript support WPD files. Below is a listing of thePostScript Drivers contained in the Windows 3.00 SDL PRINTERS.INI file:
   [PSCRIPT]   HPIII522=HP LaserJet III PostScript v.52.2   HPIIP522=HP LaserJet IIP PostScript v.52.2   HPIID522=HP LaserJet IID PostScript v.52.2   ibm17521=IBM 4019 v52.1 (17 Fonts)   ibm39521=IBM 4019 v52.1 (39 Fonts)   N2090522=NEC Silentwriter2 90 v52.2   N2290520=NEC Silentwriter2 290 v52.0   OL840518=Oki OL840/PS v51.8   Q2200510=QMS-PS 2200 v51.0   Q820_517=QMS-PS 820 v51.7   TIM17521=TI microLaser PS17 v52.1   TIM35521=TI microLaser PS35 v52.1   U9415470=Unisys AP9415 v47.0				
For more information on installing these files, query on thefollowing words:
installation and WPD
3.00 3.0 3.0a 3.00a

Article ID: 66959 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 21:01:04 - Revision: 2.2

Microsoft Windows 3.0 Standard Edition, Microsoft Windows 3.0a

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