Transmit text to print file

Command group Flag affected Reversible Execute on client Platform(s)
Reports and Printing YES NO NO All


Transmit text to print file ([Add newline]) {text}


Add newline If specified, the command sends a newline character sequence after sending the text


This command sends text to a print file, for example, you can send printer control characters. To transmit control characters, you can use the chr() function inside square brackets. For example, [chr(27,14)]sends escape 14.

The Add newline option causes Omnis to add end of line characters after each line of text.

An error occurs if no print file has been selected.


; Create a file containing the text 'This is my report'
; together with the report rMyReport
Set print or export file name {[con(sys(115),'output.txt')]}
Transmit text to print file (Add newline) {This is my report}
Set report name rMyReport
Send to file
Print report
Close print or export file