I know how to get output to show in cmd and I also know how to get the output to print to a file. The problem comes in when I try to print to a file. Of course, there is no output on the screen. Is there a way to do both? I know I can write to a file and then use the TYPE command to print the file but I would like it to write to a file as well as to the screen in real time. That way I can see if a large batch file locks up and where without having to search a file. Does this option even exist?
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If you have a virtual printer (PDF printer like BullZip, PDFPrint, or something else) maybe it is your default printer and when you chose the option "print" you need to choose the the right printer (in your situation
HP Officejet Pro L7780 ) Good luck.
The CMD, or Command, is used to run DOS commands. Click Start, Run, type CMD and press Enter. At the cursor on the "DOS Screen", type ATTRIB *.*. That will show you the attributes of the files. (Read, Archive, System and Hidden) Now type HELP. That will show you the commands you can run. CMD is very useful for deep troubleshooting. Today, not so much because when something quits working, we just buy a new one.
why dont you just type it on the notepad..
ex : open a notepad editior, then write IP config /all - if you want to view your whole network status..
while IP Config /release - is to released the desired network, then ipconfig /renew - set or refresh your network..
If you only want to have a documentation for your ip, then much better to write it down on the notepad editor.
hope it can help...
Did you clear the printing queues in the printer icon. If not, you need to delete, turn of the printer and turn it on again.
If still problem occurs, there is problem on buffer. To clear this
Go to start menu
Choose Run and you will go to DOS system
Type C: and press enter if you are not in C: drive
Type the letter "cmd" and press enter
Type the word " net stop spooler" and press enter and exit
Now go to C:Drive
Choose Windows folder and show content if all files are not viewable
Choose system32 folder
Choose spool folder
Choose printer folder
And delete all the printing jobs pending
then go back again to cmd
type the word "net start spooler" press enter and exit.
Restart your computer and restart also your computer. And try to print again.
Click Start - Run Type CMD - hit Enter Type NET STOP SPOOLER Goto C:\Windows (or WinNT) \System32\Spool\Printers The files in there are your stuck print jobs - delete all of them Back in your CMD window type NET START SPOOLER
Hello you can delete the print job manually. you need to have administrative right on the computer to do this.
go to run> input "cmd" write net stop spooler go to %SystemRoot%\system32\spool\printers or(System32\SpoolPrinters ) delete all files that ends with-> .SPL and .SHD
then write in cmd "net start spooler" check your printer job now and it should be gone.
to use the command prompt, press the "start" and "R" keys on the keyboard. On the small, "Run" screen, type cmd. click ok.
type help in the command prompt. This should print a list of commands that you can use with it. This is what it puts on-screen: For more information on a specific command, type HELP command-name ASSOC Displays or modifies file extension associations. AT Schedules commands and programs to run on a computer. ATTRIB Displays or changes file attributes. BREAK Sets or clears extended CTRL+C checking. CACLS Displays or modifies access control lists (ACLs) of files. CALL Calls one batch program from another. CD Displays the name of or changes the current directory. CHCP Displays or sets the active code page number. CHDIR Displays the name of or changes the current directory. CHKDSK Checks a disk and displays a status report. CHKNTFS Displays or modifies the checking of disk at boot time. CLS Clears the screen. CMD Starts a new instance of the Windows command interpreter. COLOR Sets the default console foreground and background colors. COMP Compares the contents of two files or sets of files. COMPACT Displays or alters the compression of files on NTFS partitions. CONVERT Converts FAT volumes to NTFS. You cannot convert the current drive. COPY Copies one or more files to another location. DATE Displays or sets the date. DEL Deletes one or more files. DIR Displays a list of files and subdirectories in a directory. DISKCOMP Compares the contents of two floppy disks. DISKCOPY Copies the contents of one floppy disk to another. DOSKEY Edits command lines, recalls Windows commands, and creates macros. ECHO Displays messages, or turns command echoing on or off. ENDLOCAL Ends localization of environment changes in a batch file. ERASE Deletes one or more files. EXIT Quits the CMD.EXE program (command interpreter). FC Compares two files or sets of files, and displays the differences between them. FIND Searches for a text string in a file or files. FINDSTR Searches for strings in files. FOR Runs a specified command for each file in a set of files. FORMAT Formats a disk for use with Windows. FTYPE Displays or modifies file types used in file extension associations. GOTO Directs the Windows command interpreter to a labeled line in a batch program. GRAFTABL Enables Windows to display an extended character set in graphics mode. HELP Provides Help information for Windows commands. IF Performs conditional processing in batch programs. LABEL Creates, changes, or deletes the volume label of a disk. MD Creates a directory. MKDIR Creates a directory. MODE Configures a system device. MORE Displays output one screen at a time. MOVE Moves one or more files from one directory to another directory. PATH Displays or sets a search path for executable files. PAUSE Suspends processing of a batch file and displays a message. POPD Restores the previous value of the current directory saved by PUSHD. PRINT Prints a text file. PROMPT Changes the Windows command prompt. PUSHD Saves the current directory then changes it. RD Removes a directory. RECOVER Recovers readable information from a bad or defective disk. REM Records comments (remarks) in batch files or CONFIG.SYS. REN Renames a file or files. RENAME Renames a file or files. REPLACE Replaces files. RMDIR Removes a directory. SET Displays, sets, or removes Windows environment variables. SETLOCAL Begins localization of environment changes in a batch file. SHIFT Shifts the position of replaceable parameters in batch files. SORT Sorts input. START Starts a separate window to run a specified program or command. SUBST Associates a path with a drive letter. TIME Displays or sets the system time. TITLE Sets the window title for a CMD.EXE session. TREE Graphically displays the directory structure of a drive or path. TYPE Displays the contents of a text file. VER Displays the Windows version. VERIFY Tells Windows whether to verify that your files are written correctly to a disk. VOL Displays a disk volume label and serial number. XCOPY Copies files and directory trees.
this window is used only when the desktop cannot be accessed. For a user-friendly interface (easier to use), use My computer to do common tasks.