[OT] SheepShaver and printing...

Jim Carwardine JimCarwardine at OwnYourFuture-net.com
Wed Dec 20 21:33:29 EST 2006


Hi Ken... I actually got around it about an hour ago.  I downloaded
PrintTpPdf (remember that one?) and put a PDF file on my handy dandy shared
.dmg file and brought it back to my MB Pro and printed it.   Worked like a
champ and I can print on any printer I have now... Jim


on 12/20/06 1:36 AM, Ken Ray wrote:

> On 12/18/06 9:05 PM, "Jim Carwardine" <JimCarwardine at OwnYourFuture-net.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> Ken Ray, I have another question about running SheepShaver.
>> 
>> I needed to install a printer driver for my printer (Canon I860 USB inkjet),
>> so I downloaded the OS 9 driver from the Canon web site using Explorer from
>> inside SheepShaver.  After I installed it, I could see it in the Chooser but
>> when I selected it, it couldn't find a port.  Nothing showed on the right
>> hand side of the Chooser window.  When I select Page Setup, it shows the
>> i860 dialogue but when I close the dialogue box, it tells me that I need to
>> choose a printer from the Chooser.
>> 
>> When I installed OS 9 in SheepShaver, I used OS 9.0 but it still can handle
>> USB.  Is there something special I need to do to allow USB access?
>> 
>> I also have a Brother MFC 7820N laser printer that is networked to my
>> computer.  Would that be a better choice because I might then use one of the
>> already installed Apple printer drivers to run it?
> 
> Sorry, Jim... I haven't been able to get USB to work for anything but
> mounting USB hard drives/flash drives... couldn't even get much after doing
> a web search either...
> Ken Ray
> Sons of Thunder Software, Inc.
> Web site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
> Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
> 
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