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    Printing DOS text (.txt) files

    I have some old DOS text (.txt) files on 3.5 inch floppies that I have to print. Can this be done on an XP system? If so, how?

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    Double-click on each to load each into Notepad. Print.
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    Batcher's suggestion is the most straight forward, but make sure word wrap (Format > Word Wrap) is checked before you print. Alternatively, you could load the text file into Wordpad or your word processor for additional formatting capabilities or if the file is too large for Notepad. Notepad's limit is 64Kbytes as I recall.

    Jerry

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