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i have create the report.txt on serverside, now i want to print that file on client side , without open for user (to avoid alteration/ammenent in original report) i.e send that file to local printer.

plz send the sampal code in php for it

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i have tryed thr folloing code:-

$handle = printer_open();
printer_start_doc($handle);
printer_start_page($handle);

printer_create_dc($handle);
/* do some stuff with the dc */
/*printer_set_option($handle, PRINTER_TEXT_COLOR, "333333");
printer_draw_text($handle, 1, 1, "text");
printer_delete_dc($handle);

/* create another dc */
/*printer_create_dc($handle);
printer_set_option($handle, PRINTER_TEXT_COLOR, "000000");
printer_draw_text($handle, 1, 1, "text");*/
/* do some stuff with the dc */

/*printer_delete_dc($handle);

printer_end_page($handle);
printer_end_doc($handle);
printer_close($handle);*/

it's shows error undefine function printer_open() in line 1.

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Just to clarify, you want to print the report on the client side? You cannot print from a PHP server to a printer attached to a user's computer directly. If you want to do that you need to send the file to the user's browser with a JavaScript command window.print() to print it from there.

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