GSPlus-howto print from application to a file on Windows 10

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GSPlus-howto print from application to a file on Windows 10

I do not understand how  to print from an application running inside the GSPlus emulator. For example, there are no error messages that result from printing text from within the 'Teach' application, but I have no clue as to where said text is 'printed'.  By contrast, it is possible to print a text file from inside an application within the AppleWin emulator to a file named 'printer'txt' located in the folder in which the AppleWin.exe file resides.

While GSPlus does allow capturing a screen to a file via the 'F3' key, I cannot determine how to get GSPlus to  'print' to a file in a manner similar to how AppleWin does.

Any insight into how to address this issue is sincerely appreciated.

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GSPlus doesn't have this

GSPlus doesn't have this capability. Try GSPort: https://david-schmidt.github.io/gsport/

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GSPlus doesn't have this capability. Try GSPort: https://david-schmidt.github.io/gsport/

Thank you for your kind response.

What I discovered is that while GSport offers four different printing options, I  am mostly interested in just being able to print text to a text file on the Windows host. This and the other three options are clearly explained in the GSport documentation.

What I want to mention is that the same options appear to exist in GSplus. It appears the author of GSplus assumed its users were already familiar with GSport and felt no need to explain the printing options in GSplus.

The point being that while I have not verified the other 3 printing options in GSplus, I can state that printing text from inside an application running on it does indeed work as long as it is configured as specified in the GSport documentation.

Once configured as specified in the documentation, GSplus will create a file named 'printer.txt' in the same folder from which gsplus.exe was run. It will contain whatever text was in an editor at the time. This process works for Micol Advanced Basic via open apple+'P' key as shown in its help screen. Under ProDOS 8 it works using the following command sequence which is probably familiar to most...

PR#1

LIST

PR#0

This approach of course assumes that a basic program is already in memory such that the 'list' command will have an input file to actually list.

Anyway, thanks again for your help!

 

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