Windows Printing System


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Windows Printing System

The host-based printing function in Windows. The Windows Printing System is used to generate output for low-cost inkjet and laser printers that do not have built-in CPUs. See host-based printing and Windows Print Manager.
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The Windows Printing System provides speed, ease of use (graphical printer controls) bi-directional communication between printer and PC and faithful what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) with TrueType fonts.

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