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Development: Windows 10 UWP Wireless Label/Receipt printer demo

As I already wrote the small demo apps for wireless printing of Label and Receipts for Android and Windows Phone 8, I now wrote such demo now for Windows UWP. The applciation was tested on a Windows 10 Phone running Windows 10 Iot Enterprise Edition.

The code is based on the Windows Universal Sample app BTRFCommChat, but uses a different, single page layout.

layout_designer     wp_ss_20160811_0001   wp_ss_20160811_0003   wp_ss_20160811_0005

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rdesktopce builds done with LOW_RES ‘marker’

I have added two new build variants to rdesktopce_rdp5 (see also older article).

The normal builds make Windows Mobile ‘think’ the app is HI_RES_AWARE and so QVGA screens (see geometry setting in winrdesktop.ini) are NOT scaled to the larger screens of current devices:

with HI_RES_AWARE and geometry=240×320 on a WXGA screen:


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Windows Mobile: Some logging tools

If you ever had a windows mobile device that behaved strange you might need some logging to find the cause.

Here is a collection of logging tools I wrote:

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Mobile development: rdp_autologin updated to support clipboard redirection

The source code of rdp_autologin has been updated and now default.rdp will now include some more lines:

WorkingDir:s:C:\Program Files (x86)
AlternateShell:s:C:\Program Files (x86)\notepad.exe

where only EnableClipboardRedirection is working.

Will update the code of rdp_autologin and it’s tools to enable you to control the clipboard setting by the registry. Currently it defaults to ENABLED.

See also previous posts.