Unix text processing software with daisy wheel output
paulkoning at comcast.net
Mon Aug 10 16:06:51 CDT 2020
Depends on the OS, and the model of the printer, and what its interface is.
If it's a printer that DEC software understands, the WPS family of word processing software would be a nice option. There's WPS-8, WPS-PLUS for RSTS, various others probably as well.
> On Aug 10, 2020, at 5:01 PM, Christian Groessler via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> I want to use my daisy wheel printer to create letters and memos and similar (rather simple) texts.
> What can I use to write the text?
> I think "special effects" with daisy wheel printers are "bold" and "underline" parts. And "double stroke" (if that's the correct word, I mean a space char between each char).
> groff (or any *roff) comes to my mind. Are there other options?
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