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In Windows XP, here are some steps to add a Star SP200 printer:

  1. Start -> Printers and Faxes -> File -> Add Printer
  2. In the wizard, click Next, and uncheck "Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer"
  3. Click Next, make sure the port is set for LPT1: (Recommended Printer Port), and click Next again
  4. Choose "Generic" for the Manufacturer, and "Generic / Text Only", and click Next
  5. If there is an existing driver for this printer, just click Next again
  6. On the dialog labelled Name Your Printer, choose a name such as "Receipt Printer" and make sure it is set to be the default printer. Click Next.
  7. Share or do not share the printer as desired. Click Next.
  8. Print a test page or not. Click next. Click Finished.

In Windows XP, here are some steps to create the custom page type:

  1. Start -> Printers and Faxes -> File -> Server Properties
  2. Check "Create New Form"
  3. Set the "Form name" to "receipt"
  4. Set the "Width" to "3in"
  5. Set the "Height" to "1in"
  6. Click "OK"

In Windows XP, here is how you would associate the printer above with the custom page type:

  1. Start -> Printers and Faxes
  2. Right click on your printer and choose Printer Preferences
  3. Click "Advanced"
  4. In the Paper Size field, choose your custom form, "receipt"
  5. Click OK and OK
evergreen-user/printer_settings_receipt_printer_old.txt · Last modified: 2022/02/10 13:34 (external edit)

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