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I just started using UPS world ship and a thermal label printer. I am still trying to get it to interface with a mySQL database to pull adresses and shipment information.
Is there some way to have the computer automatically print out a label as soon as a confirmed order comes in? How would I go about doing this? I know a lot of you probably send out many items a day so I am wondering how you deal with this.
How you would do this? Well, AFAIK, PHP & ASP do not have any output to printer facilities (unless you can output to a named device - anyone have any experience with this?). This means you'd be looking at programming in something more low level - C?
Anyone else have any ideas?
From there, you use the built label printing method inherent in most decent a/c packages. If thats not an option, I guess you need a script to detect a successful order, and trigger a label print. It sounds possible, but my d/base scripting skills aren't up to it
[edited by: TallTroll at 11:59 pm (utc) on May 29, 2003]
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