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Software that involves printing data onto either physical or virtual media

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Software to put pages of a PDF file in book-order

Is there a Linux or web-based tool to sort pages of a PDF document so I can print a book from it? In this case, I have an A5-format PDF that I want to print on A4 pages, like this: ___________ ...
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Software to print an entire website

I have this online user guide that I want to print. The thing is it is uploaded as a website and each section is put into a separate link and printing it page by page is time consuming. Is there any ...
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Is there any basic MICR stock check printing software without any frills or gimmicks?

I am looking for a basic piece of software that does ONE job and as little else as possible. I have completely blank generic brand check stock that needs to have the MICR code line and other basic ...
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Lightweight Windows Software for Printing to PDF

I'm not looking for a browser extension. Windows already has that ability with "Print to PDF". But it only seems to work in the browser, or in say MS Office. So, when I need to print something to PDF ...
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Diff text files and print the resultant comparison two-pane with differences highlighted

I'm looking for a tool that will allow me to: Take a diff between two given plain text files Display the diff on screen in a traditional two-pane format, with differences highlighted Print the diff, ...
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Free PDF printer without ads

I'm looking for a free PDF printer for Windows (7) without any ads, toolbars etc. Those I checked want to install toolbars, they claim that they are free, but you need to buy them (the download is ...
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Personalized storybook-like program that parents and teachers can change the pictures but not the text

I want to create a storybook and give it to other users who then should be able to alter the images of the storybook but not the text. This storybook will be retasked to teach autistic and ...
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Linux label editor for a dedicated label printer [closed]

I have a Brother label printer (QL-570) that came with a nice label editor for Windows. Unfortunately, that doesn't work in Linux or Wine. I'm having trouble finding a good Linux replacement because ...
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PDF printer software to print website to pdf with hyperlinks

Is there a PDF printer software that have the following features: Free (do not need to register) Offline (do not require to go to internet) Is a kind of PDF printer software (e.g. CutePDF, PDFCreator)...
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Maintaining and printing an employee picture gallery

My wife is in charge of maintaining the teachers' handbook (a collection of useful documents, forms, relevant laws etc. for teachers) at her school. One item in that handbook is a picture gallery with ...
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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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PDF printer that let me append to last PDF or create new PDF

The current PDF program I am using is eCopy which is part of our office's printer/scanner package. It is amazing but has stopped working for some reason (support ticket open with them). In the mean ...
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PDF Printer with Preview

I'm often sending letters as PDF and prefer to proof read the final document to be sure embedded pictures, paragraphs etc. are correct. Hence I am looking for a PDF Printer that will show a preview ...
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Reporting tool for printing

I need a reporting solution to design a report which should execute on the click on a button and create a multi page printout. Background: For security analysis of customer networks I collect data in ...
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Print just 1/few word(s) covering the whole page

I often have to print just one or a few words in very large fonts filling up the entire A4 page, like signs (EXIT) or banners and such. I usually do this in MS Paint by writing the text in a HUGE ...
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Create books using HTML5 and CSS3/print media

I have a requirement to put up some content (a large number of reports) in a website (as webpages) as well as PDF documents. The web pages will be fairly simple, as they are converted from Markdown or ...
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Linux GUI for quick browsing of CMYK separations of multi-page PDF?

Is there a free/open-source application that runs on Linux, where I can specify a multi-page PDF as input, then specify a page number, and then obtain a rendering of that page in color - as well as ...
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iOS app to allow me to print to a wireless printer

I am look for an iOS app to let me print documents from all the apps on my iPad and iPhone. I know a lot of these apps exist but I don't know which one to use, hence I need a recommendation. I want ...
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Printing images to scale (on multiple pages?)

I would like to find software to print images (svg, png, jpg, etc) to a scale I can set, with reasonable accuracy. If I could print on multiple page to tape together that would great. I'm wanting this ...
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Need Software/pseudo printer to redirect print jobs to other printers and keeping copies of said jobs

I need a virtual printer capable of doing this at the same time: Print to PDF (automatically placing PDFs in some user accessible folder, without asking the user). Forward the print job to another -...
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Print identifier on printed document

I have many printed documents (several thousands) and want to print unique numeric identifiers on them. The identifiers should either be generated by a special algorithm (ex. Damm or Verhoeff), or ...
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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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Open source project that helps to book printing orders online [closed]

Is there any open source project/software application (alternative to one by http://www.designnbuy.com/) to meet needs of printing houses wherein users select options such as text, color. font, for a ...
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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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A virtual printer that will print onto a design and then save to computer on Windows

I'm after a piece of software that will show up as a virtual printer (for example how XPS printer shows in Windows in the print dialog) when selected and printed from, it overlays the print content ...
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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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Print PDF as double-sided mini (half-page) booklet

On my old printer there was an option to print a regular PDF (or any series of pages) in a way such that the output would form a double-sided mini booklet, in that you would take all the printed pages ...
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Virtual PDF printer to print from Firefox

There are some documents I need in PDF format. On a website it has the "print" button and it opens the standard options. I would like a simple, free "virtual PDF printer" that will save the document ...
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I want every printed paper has my name and contact number on it

My old PC is running XP SP3 and connected to HP OfficeJect 4620 printer. I have to make 50 copies of a document for my classmates. The problem is that I was told to write my name and contact number ...
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A program that prints a pdf containing grey text so that all greys (or colours) go to black

Often when you download .pdfs of books from Archive.org, you find that the printed text has been rendered grey. I am seeking a program runnable on 64-bit Windows 7 Pro that can print such a .pdf with ...
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Software for sharing files and printers among different computers in a WiFi network

I am looking for a software that allows people to share files and printers and also other devices among different computers within a WiFi network. I have a PC which uses Windows 7, a laptop which ...
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Creating a real photo album - need a recommendation for an app to create family photo albums

I have been creating my last two family photo albums in a crappy album creator application (tied to the print house). I really need to switch to something easier. My requirements are not that high. In ...
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Creating a virtual printer to handle custom print job events

I'm looking to create a .NET virtual printer that I can install on client's machines and have them print to it so that I can do some custom print job events such as: Parse the printjob for specific ...
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Windows PDF printer with no dialog

When printing documents in SAP Business One (our ERP) it automatically goes to default printer. If I set any printer, it goes straight to the printer. No questions. If I set 'Microsoft Print to PDF' ...
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Application to extract & print directory list for Windows

I'm looking for an application to extract or print the Directory list. Preferably, Can be saved as a text file, PDF file, HTML and XML tables Output File Lists Including Metadata Filter File And ...
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Variables to be made part of text for print the easy way

I have the content of appointment letters of a number of employees to be printed in A4 page with variables like name, date of joining, post, salary. I need suggestion regarding software that takes ...
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Printer Management software (Open source)

if we have around 30 Windows 10 PC and multiple Network printers I need a software for managing those printers from my desk, for example If I need to install/manage/delete a printer at desktop number ...
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Location-aware printing without Windows Professional or Enterprise

I am trying to switch default printer based on my location, which Microsoft explains how to do on its support site ("Automatically switch default printers between home, work, or school"). However, ...
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Software with a universal printing driver

I work for a private company in Italy, and I have a big issue with printers in my office. We have more than 30, located on two different floors, and are different models/manufacturers. Does anybody ...
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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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Any scanner apps for Android?

I'd like to have an app that can use a real network printer-scanner to scan documents on Android, but all I can find are apps which use the camera. Are there apps that could use a printer to scan ...
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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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Dot Matrix Printer (Epson FX 1) Emulation C#

I've a old(er) battery analyzer, a CASP 2500. It has a DB25 connector on the back of it. I'm using a DB25-DB9 converter to connect it to the COM1/Serial Port of my computer. I've modified some C# ...
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Print info into database

I am in need of software which can act as a printer and allow me to insert the information into a database. The problem is in Pharmacy in uk the prescription info is encoded so we can’t get to it for ...
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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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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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Instant print screen

This is probably obvious, but is there a way to make the print-screen button print the screen? No pasting to paint or other long solutions. I need it to work everywhere, including in games. Windows ...