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From:  Valerie Sutton
Date:  Fri Dec 11, 1998  5:20 pm
Subject:  Re: Printing from Windows

>I give up my printer can't run from DOS. So I called the company. I was
>told that my printer can't run from DOS because it is window 98. If I have
>window 95 and it will be fine. But they told me I had to order the drivers
>software from other company to send me . Then I will have to intall the
>drivers. Oh Boy!!


Thanks for informing us, Lourdes. How frustrating for you!

Each printer manufacturer creates their own software, called a printer
driver. You would think they would have included printer drivers for both
Windows 98 and Windows 95 when you bought the machine.

But it is good for me to know about these issues - that is the very reason
why we are developing SignWriter 5.0, which will be for Windows and the

We are making some progress on SignWriter 5.0, although slow. At the moment
our programmer, Larry Peranich, is working on the foreign keyboards. We
will have keyboards for 15 countries.

Then our next task will be typing down the page in I will keep
you informed of our progress :-)

Valerie :-)

Valerie Sutton at the DAC
Deaf Action Committee for SW


Center For Sutton Movement Writing
an educational nonprofit organization
Box 517, La Jolla, CA, 92038-0517, USA

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