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Full support for DOS on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Terminal Server 2008, 2003. Printing from DOS and parallel port (LPT) to any printer, including fax, PDF, image files and Word document files.

KB10005: Printer selection and print profiles
Versions: Ultimate, Print

Keywords: exprint, print, printer, printing, profile, lpt, kb10005

The Tao ExDOS versions that include the Tao ExPrint module allow advanced printer selection and profiling. In this article we will go over setting up a basic print profile and explain how to select a printer during printing.

To easily select a printer please follow these instructions:


Starting from version 9.0.200, the Tao ExPrint module includes the option to set printing profiles that will be shared between all shortcuts and even between all users - this was done to facilitate an easier setup of printing. Profiles allow you to save specific settings that can be used in different cases. For example, if most print jobs from a specific DOS application are normal pages, but some print jobs print in condensed mode, you can set a "Normal" and "Condensed" profiles, then select the required one during the printing procedure.

To create a new printing profile, follow these instructions:



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Tao ExDOS - Run DOS programs on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and Windows Terminal Server. Print to any printer on any connection (LPT, USB, LAN, Cloud printers), including All-in-One printers, Microsoft Word DOC files, PDF files, Fax, HTML and TXT.