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Solaris 10: Printer output on an ascii printer stairsteps (nocr) (Doc ID 1008637.1)

Last updated on MARCH 09, 2023

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
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When setting up an ascii printer such as a HP LaserJet or Dot Matrix type, some printers need a carriage return at the end of each line. UNIX, by default, only has a new line at the end of each line in an ascii file. The printer output will stairstep across the page. Usually only three lines are printed. Example:



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