Print a GIF image to any of the print services that support the GIF document flavor : Print Service « 2D Graphics GUI « Java

Print a GIF image to any of the print services that support the GIF document flavor

   This program is a part of the companion code for Core Java 8th ed.

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import javax.print.Doc;
import javax.print.DocFlavor;
import javax.print.DocPrintJob;
import javax.print.PrintException;
import javax.print.PrintService;
import javax.print.PrintServiceLookup;
import javax.print.SimpleDoc;

 * This program demonstrates the use of print services. The program lets you print a GIF image to
 * any of the print services that support the GIF document flavor.
 * @version 1.10 2007-08-16
 * @author Cay Horstmann
public class PrintServiceTest
   public static void main(String[] args)
      DocFlavor flavor = DocFlavor.URL.GIF;
      PrintService[] services = PrintServiceLookup.lookupPrintServices(flavor, null);
      if (args.length == 0)
         if (services.length == 0) System.out.println("No printer for flavor " + flavor);
            System.out.println("Specify a file of flavor " + flavor
                  + "\nand optionally the number of the desired printer.");
            for (int i = 0; i < services.length; i++)
               System.out.println((i + 1) + ": " + services[i].getName());
      String fileName = args[0];
      int p = 1;
      if (args.length > 1) p = Integer.parseInt(args[1]);
         if (fileName == null) return;
         FileInputStream in = new FileInputStream(fileName);
         Doc doc = new SimpleDoc(in, flavor, null);
         DocPrintJob job = services[p - 1].createPrintJob();
         job.print(doc, null);
      catch (FileNotFoundException e)
      catch (PrintException e)


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