Parallel port

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    Parallel port

    Hello,

    I don't know if this is your domain, so please let me know. I am currently working on a project and I want to control a stepper motor (which I want to connect to the printer parallel port) through C++. Do you know of any way to send signals to the parallel port's data ports? I only need to write, not read (i.e. I only need to output the values from the computer). C++ has been very kind to me these past few years, and I hope to continue to use it in this project.

    Thanks in advance to all.

    --Bill

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    Techniques to controlling a parallel port are system dependent.

    A useful starting point to finding information you seek is here.

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