I am using an old DOS interpreted zBasic program that expects an old short list of dot matrix printers. vDos is doing a great job of trapping output to the #LPT1.ASC and #LPT1.TXT files. The problem is that I am not wanting any printer output. I intend to print the ASC file from a windows app. I have read the printing.pdf, but I must be missing something. That or my system itself is not cooperating.
No sweat, realize the .ASC and .TXT files are always created, though not needed/used by vDos itself. The left hand of the “=” specifies what your program expects, to the right what vDos should do with that output. Can virtually be anything. vDos doesn’t trap printer output, it determines what to do when a DOS program prints (it’s a DOS emulator).