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Simple Print

Simple Print

 * All Right Reserved. 
 * Copyright (c) 1998, 2004 Jackwind Li Guojie
 * Created on 2004-5-2 21:35:30 by JACK
 * $Id$
import org.eclipse.swt.printing.PrintDialog;
import org.eclipse.swt.printing.Printer;
import org.eclipse.swt.printing.PrinterData;
import org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Display;
import org.eclipse.swt.widgets.Shell;

public class SimplePrint {
  Display display = new Display();
  Shell shell = new Shell(display);

  public SimplePrint() {

    PrintDialog dialog = new PrintDialog(shell);
    // Opens a dialog and let use user select the 
    // target printer and configure various settings.
    PrinterData printerData =;
    if(printerData != null) { // If a printer is selected
      // Creates a printer.
      Printer printer = new Printer(printerData);
      // Starts the print job.
      if(printer.startJob("Text")) {
        GC gc = new GC(printer);

        // Starts a new page.
        if(printer.startPage()) {
          gc.drawString("Eclipse", 200, 200);
          // Finishes the page. 
        // Ends the job.
      // Disposes the printer object after use. 
      System.out.println("Print job done.");
    // Set up the event loop.
    while (!shell.isDisposed()) {
      if (!display.readAndDispatch()) {
        // If no more entries in event queue


  private void init() {


  public static void main(String[] args) {
    new SimplePrint();

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