[kwlug-disc] web to print

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 31 14:03:35 EDT 2010


It should not be too difficult to write a CGI application in PHP or any other language to print the data instead of storing it.

Of course it is better if you print to a queue instead of printing directly to the printer so you can have multiple requests being processed simultaneously.

Raul Suarez

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--- On Wed, 3/31/10, Insurance Squared Inc. <gcooke at insurancesquared.com> wrote:

> From: Insurance Squared Inc. <gcooke at insurancesquared.com>
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] web to print
> To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 12:40 PM
> I need to secure some sensitive
> information coming in from a website, probably by getting it
> to hardcopy as fast as I can.
> 
> If I have a webserver locally here, is there some sort of
> off the shelf functionality that would let me take a web
> request and force it to a local printer?  I've done
> email to fax before but that's not available to me
> currently.  So I was thinking if I collected data over
> a web based form and then forced that to a printer on
> submission of the form, that would do it. It's the 'form to
> local printer' part that I'm not sure how to address.
> 
> 
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