Our samples system illustrates printing HTML from a variety of sources and in a variety of scenarios. The samples can be configured to use ScriptX.Services for Windows PC - and so you can test a local installation of ScriptX.Services for Windows PC by using the samples.
The client PC must be connected to the public Internet with access to the samples system.
ScriptX.Services for Windows PC must be running on the client PC.
Starting ScriptX.Services for Windows PC
ScriptX.Services for Windows PC is available immediately after installation and whenever a user signs in.
If the server has stopped for some reason, or has been stopped then it can be restarted by signing out and signing in again.
Navigate to the samples system.
Now click gear to display the Print Provider Settings panel.
Check the option ‘for Windows PC’. This is recommended for first use of the samples.
The option ‘for Windows PC with Orchestrator’ can be explored later. See "understanding Orchestrator" for information on this option and the circumstances in which it is useful.
Enter the url for your ScriptX.Services for Windows PC installation (e.g. the default install requires http://127.0.0.1:41191).
Click ‘Use this server’ to test the server and if successful, as shown with a , all samples will use the server.
The server you have configured will be remembered the next time you use the samples system. Use ‘Reset to default’ to revert to the default server for the ScriptX.Services type.
You can now use any of the samples to test ScriptX.Services for Windows PC.
An excellent place to start is the Basic print features sample with prompted print. Click the Print .. button to start the print and then verify that the drop down list of printers contains all the printers available to the Windows PC.
The MeadCo ScriptX.Services print client modules are available for download from ScriptX.Services Client Library - where information on the various package forms is also provided.
A quick reminder of how easy it is to add controlled and consistent printing to your apps:
<script src="/Scripts/jquery.js"></script> <script src="/Scripts/MeadCo.ScriptX/meadco-core-1.12.0.js"></script> <script src="/Scripts/MeadCo.ScriptX/meadco-scriptxprint-1.12.0.js"></script> <script src="/Scripts/MeadCo.ScriptX/meadco-scriptxprinthtml-1.12.0.js"></script> <script src="/Scripts/MeadCo.ScriptX/meadco-scriptxprintlicensing-1.12.0.js"></script>
Also see: maintaining investment in current code.