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Attach multiple printers to SAP output type

I am able to attach only one printer to one output type. How can I attach multiple printers to an SAP output type, say Invoice output?

The only solution I currently have is to create a new output type (clone to Original output) and attach another printer. But I don't want to do it this way.

Is there a way to accomplish this with only one output type?

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You can use "spooling" at the Operating System level. You define the printers (ports, shares, etc.) at the OS level and then enable spooling.

In NT/W2K, you define the printers, ports and shares. Then, in R/3 you create the output device and set it to make a direct call to the OS (access method "C"). The OS handles the spool requests. This is how you can print to many printers.


This was first published in May 2001

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