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How to retrieve the data from a jsp page for print?

Maria James
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i have a dynamic jsp file which will get the data at runtime.I have a print button in the jsp.When i chick the print button it should capture the data from the jsp and print it as LANDSCAPE mode. Now i am using Java Api for this

Following code is a working sample which prints some data in LANDSCAPE mode..This is working fine....How can i modify this to get the data from a jsp?....I am using weblogic workshop for development

package Awtjava;
//working example

import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.print.*;

public class testPrint implements Printable {
private static String s[];
private static Font f;
private static int nLines;
public static void main (String arg[]){
s = new String[10];
f = new Font("Arial", Font.PLAIN, 11);
int i;
s[0] = "This is a printer test";
for (i=1; i<10; i++){
s[i] = "The next line";
nLines = 10;
public static void printa(){
System.out.println("public static void printa () ");
PrinterJob pj=PrinterJob.getPrinterJob();
Book b = new Book();;
PageFormat pf = new PageFormat();
pf = pj.defaultPage(pf);
b.append(new testPrint(), pf, 2);
pj.setPageable (b);
if (pj.printDialog()){
catch (Exception e) { System.out.println ("Error"); }
public int print (Graphics g1, PageFormat pf, int n){
System.out.println("public int print");
int x,y,i,fa,fh;
FontMetrics fm;
Graphics2D g = (Graphics2D) g1;

fm = g.getFontMetrics (f);
fa = fm.getMaxAscent();
fh = fm.getHeight();
x = (int)pf.getImageableX();
y = (int)pf.getImageableY() + fa;

g.setFont (f);
if (n==1){
for (i=0; i<10; i++){
g.drawString (s[i], x, y);
y += fh;
else {
for (i=10;i<10; i++){
g.drawString (s[i], x, y);
y += fh;

Hope you will reply soon
Thanks in advance
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