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Old December 16th, 2004, 12:45 PM
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Do you have the ability to view these files in an environment that tells you the value of each byte in the file?
(MS C++ environment will let you do this. A program that does this is usually called a 'hex editor'.)

I would first of all want to see if there were characters at the beginning or end of the file that might be causing the printer to handle the files differently.
Next, I would want to see if the non-printing characters used to signify the ends of lines are exactly the same.
(You can use VB file handling--open, get(), etc--to read the files into byte arrays and examine them that way, though it's a bit of work to do so...)
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