[en] Delete print jobs from printers

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[en] Problem

[en] You would like to print your labels, but there are already other print jobs in the printer queue that you don't want to print. Before printing, you would like to delete all the existing print jobs from the printer queue.

[en] Solution

[en] Solution 1

[en] Some Loftware drivers have the option to delete print jobs before you print.

  1. [en] In your Windows Settings, open Printers & scanners.

  2. [en] Click the printer you want to delete print jobs before printing, then click the Manage button.

  3. [en] Click Printing Preferences.

  4. [en] The Printing Preferences window opens. Go to the Print Options tab and enable the Cancel all current and queued printing documents option (if available for your printer).

[en] Solution 2

[en] Send a custom command to your printer to clear printer memory:

  • [en] In Printing Preferences , go to Printer Settings > Custom Commands > Before print job section. In the Type drop-down menu, select Parsed text and enter the command to clear printer memory in the Contents edit field.



    [en] Each printer brand uses its own printer language (commands). See your printer manual for the exact command.

  • [en] You can send printer commands also with Designer PowerForms or Automation using the following actions:

    • [en] Send Data to Printer

    • [en] Send Data to TCP/IP port (if you use a network printer)

    • [en] Send Data to Serial port (if you use a printer with COM port)