Help with printing something

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    Help with printing something

    My book says you can print something using stprn. So I wrote the following program but I get errors when I compiler. It is on the line with fprintf.

    #include <stdio.h>

    int main()
    {
    char array [100];
    printf("Enter string to be printed\n\n");

    fgets( array, 100, stdin);
    fprintf(stdprn, array);
    system("pause");
    return 0;
    }

    how do I make this go to the printer? Any help would be appreciated.

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    > So I wrote the following program but I get errors

    Usually if you get errors, it's a good idea to actually tell us what errors you're getting. How the hell am I supposed to know what your specific computer and compiler are producing?

    I suppose I can guess...

    You never open 'stdprn'.

    Quzah.
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    Code:
    int printy(char *strp)
    {
     file *pp = fopen("LPT1","w");
     fprintf(pp,"%s\f",strp);
     return 0;
    }
    usage: printy("Hi, I'm printing stuff out!");

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    Your fprinf is wrong it should be:
    fprintf(stdprn, "%s", arrayname);

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    \f = formfeed.

    newbie.

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