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Thread: reverse line feed using java printing

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    Default reverse line feed using java printing

    i use java printjob here to print the invoice data.i need to reverse feed the printer using java code to move up.I heard about ASCII character code to reverse feeding a char.And By the by how to Use those ASCII codes to reverse feed the lines.i need to line feeder here to jump to the previous line.The code i use for printjob is included below.
    Thanks in Advance

    Public void doPrintJob() {

    PrintService defaultPrintService = PrintServiceLookup.lookupDefaultPrintService();
    DocPrintJob printerJob = defaultPrintService.createPrintJob();
    File psFile = new File("/tmp/postscriptexample.ps");
    SimpleDoc simpleDoc = null;

    try {
    simpleDoc = new SimpleDoc(psFile.toURL(), DocFlavor.URL.AUTOSENSE,null);
    } catch (MalformedURLException ex) {
    try {
    printerJob.print(simpleDoc, null);
    } catch (PrintException ex) {
    } finally {
    File file = new File("/tmp/postscriptexample.ps");


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    Default Re: reverse line feed using java printing

    Can you plan ahead so that you never print a line that has to be changed afterwards?
    If you don't understand my answer, don't ignore it, ask a question.

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