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Software that involves printing data onto either physical or virtual media

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Cartography: Software for creating high quality topographic maps

I’m looking for recommendation for (a) professional solution(s) for printing large-scale high-quality topographic map (e.g., topographic map for hiking like this one or large-scale city map like that ...
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Print two-sided flash cards for learning on paper

I have a simple CSV file like this: Question;Answer Capital of Australia?; Canberra Capital of Austria?; Vienna I want to print these questions on DIN-A4 paper. On the front the questions and on the ...
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Position and print PDFs

I am searching for a software to position and print PDFs. I'm pretty happy with the print dialog of Adobe Reader and Acrobat. What I'm missing is some kind of position feature as seen in Photoshop. ...
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Virtual Printer that can add metadata

I need a virtual printer that can save a document to a directory, collect metadata on that document, and then either call a REST web service or generate an XML metadata file. Features: Can add ...
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How can I save to PDF from Chrome with as good results as Safari?

On macOS, Safari's "Export as PDF..." menu option is fast, and prints to a single page PDF. I'd like to do the same in Chrome. It seems the recommended way to save a page as a PDF is to &...
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Reliable software for ESC/POS thermal printer (USB interface)

I installed the printer driver, but the manufacturer didn't provide much in the way of SDK or API. They assumed that the printer will only be used with a USB printer software POS, but I want to print ...
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Scanning / printing server software with gui and file sharing

I am trying to build a home scanning / printing service with a raspberry pi, so no one has to download drivers and all these operations can be centralized. Currently, it can be controlled remotely by ...
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Looking for software that can transfer PDF files and print them automatically (and then move them to a processed folder)

I'm running a webshop that is hosted online. Shipping labels for orders are currently exported once a day in a CSV file. I import them, and then print them to my local printer. We want to automate ...
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Kayleigh alternative for Linux

I wanted to ask if anyone know is there any Linux alternative for Kayleigh that I could use for our Sharp printers (MX-2651)? I need print server that would be compatible with SHARP OSA and allow me ...
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app to automatically print e-mails from iphone to a printer wirelessly

Right now I am using an email client to forward my emails to my printer from my computer. It's called thunderbird. Thunderbird however doesn't have a phone app. what i would like is the ability ...
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Code printing with support for TrueType, code ligatures, UTF-8, command line

I'm searching for a tool that can pretty-print code on paper. My requirements are: TrueType support Supports C/C++ Coloured output Command-line interface (scriptable) Runs on Linux Supports UTF-8 ...
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Software for combining non-rectangular images on a large sheet

I would like to automate process of creating batch sheets for printing filled with a lot of non-rectangular images. These images (stickers) have various shapes and different sizes. Source images are ...
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What programs/utilities exist to print to epub file?

Google Chrome, Microsoft Word, and Windows for that matter all have a "Printer" called "Print/Save to PDF." This permits one to print pages from any program to a PDF file. I have considered using this ...
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Writing training slides and a workbook at once

I'm going to rework one of our trainings in our company. There will be more reworked trainings with the next year. As a side note, we offer technical trainings, so we need slides filled with source ...
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Printing posters via tiled regular paper sizes on macOS?

I find myself often needing to print posters. I'd like to use an app like Pages to generate the poster layout initially and then just print it, but obviously there's no print engine in macOS that ...
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Software for scanning/printing documents in a large size for visually impared student

I work in a school where a lot of standard physical (non electronic) documents need to be re-worked and re-printed in a larger font size so that a visually impared student can read them. This is ...
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App to streamline complex printing configuration

I have a web application which generates PDFs to print that are out of the ordinary in terms of their size. Being in Europe, we normally print sheets of paper that are A4, but these PDFs are A5. Thus, ...
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Printer-friendly web framework for CV creation?

I have been looking for a framework like Bootstrap and Foundation in order to create my CV. For this reason I need something that plays well with print versions. Is there a web framework out there ...
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Alternate printer drivers with lot of low level options, something like VueScan does for scanners but for printers

I had a chance to try VueScan, basically it's a third-party software that supports a lot of scanners and allow you to scan with a load of options, tons more than normally available even on the best ...
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Printing XLS file programmatically without Excel installed

I have a VB6 application that produces and prints .xls files thanks to an old and deprecated component. It isn't compatible with some of the new printers drivers (makes my application freeze and crash ...
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Library or other means of producing labels (web based)

I am looking for a means of producing printable custom labels (web-based). Data is supplied by a database. Preferably a PHP library or something that I can work with in PHP. I've looked at FPDF and ...
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Batch printing for print jobs containing multiple documents with different print settings

Background I'm currently using Batch & Print Pro. Here's how we're using it: We've setup a set of print settings, e.g. settings for printing a document on premium paper stock with an embossed ...
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Printing multiple layers using household inkjet printer

Question. Is there application or package thal allows to print several layers with usual household printers? Is it usually tehnically possible at all? I prefer Linux OS. Clarification of question. For ...
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A good Mac program to prepare photos for sending to a printing lab

Sometimes I want to print out a batch of photos - all with the same small white frame and the Title or Caption metadata as text underneath the photo. LightRoom can do this, but I do not want a ...
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Which software is used to print page results to dotmatrix printer from a php web application?

Our old application is richclient which is built in xbase and it works fine with dotmatrix printers . Now we are changing the system to a web app which front end is PHP , middleware python and sql ...
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Book printing software

I need a software for editing books for printing. It should have 1. adding numbers to pages 2. option to manage how an a5 book is printed (like rotating the text in each page so it can be the folded, ...
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Export select pages from PDF as copyable text?

I sometimes need to export a few pages from a big PDF file. The pages must then be "copyable", ie the pages must not be exported as images. On my older Windows 7 computer, a 200 page PDF crashes ...
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What GUI tool to make CMYK datavisualisation

When designing for print it would be nice to be able to select the colors in CMYK values. This way the user can control the black levels and not rely on RGB to CMYK conversions, which can be ...
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Software to print PDF to booklet with scaling

I have an OKI C911 printer that can do duplex printing up to SRA3. I often want to print PDFs that have a smaller page size (e.g. A4 or smaller). Adobe Acrobat Reader allows either setting scaling, ...
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PrintServer (PDF) which archives tray selection meta data

PDF does not contain information about tray selection. You need to store this side-by-side the pdf file. Unfortunately cups (which we use up to now) does not support the archiving of this meta data. ...
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Print from Mac to Windows only USB printer

I'm looking for some software to help me print from OS X to Windows, I have a USB Printer that has no driver for Mac, but I need to print from there (OS X 10.8). There is, however, a driver for ...