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<?php
/* Change to the correct path if you copy this example! */
require __DIR__ . '/../../autoload.php';
use Mike42\Escpos\Printer;
use Mike42\Escpos\PrintConnectors\WindowsPrintConnector;
/**
* Install the printer using USB printing support, and the "Generic / Text Only" driver,
* then share it (you can use a firewall so that it can only be seen locally).
*
* Use a WindowsPrintConnector with the share name to print.
*
* Troubleshooting: Fire up a command prompt, and ensure that (if your printer is shared as
* "Receipt Printer), the following commands work:
*
* echo "Hello World" > testfile
* copy testfile "\\%COMPUTERNAME%\Receipt Printer"
* del testfile
*/
try {
// Enter the share name for your USB printer here
$connector = null;
//$connector = new WindowsPrintConnector("Receipt Printer");
/* Print a "Hello world" receipt" */
$printer = new Printer($connector);
$printer -> text("Hello World!\n");
$printer -> cut();
/* Close printer */
$printer -> close();
} catch (Exception $e) {
echo "Couldn't print to this printer: " . $e -> getMessage() . "\n";
}