[vcf-midatlantic] Greenbar print

Jeffrey Brace jeffrey at vcfed.org
Sat Feb 27 18:04:54 UTC 2021

On Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 11:28 PM Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Can you please send technical details of the printout?  Ascii file?
> Characters per line?  Is the printout file ready and all they need is a
> print or does thenoutput need to be formatted first?

Now that I have interested people with possible printers, I will share the
file and you can figure it out. I don't really know the details other than
she wants 10 pages printed out and 5 sets of those 10 pages.
Here is the text file:
Here it is as a zip:
 Colossus 249.zip

>  I recall you said it was roughly a hundred or so total pages?

10 pages from the text file, and 5 sets of those. A total of 50 pages.

> Maybe someone near the museum can look for the two DECwriter III's that
> might still be around the warehouse, or some other wide carriage printer
> there.  If you put a new ribbon on one of those and attach to an old pc
> running word perfect paginated to 132 character lines you could at least
> try to print this at infoage.  I bet there is some green bar in the
> warehouse

Unfortunately there isn't anyone near the museum who has the technical
knowledge to do this. We certainly have the paper and the machines, but not
the technical knowledge to setup, troubleshoot and print it.

> When the file and details are available I would be happy to at least try to
> do of it too.
> Bill

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