Re: Any good check printing programs?

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On Monday 25 December 2006 12:03, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>> I think you are wasting your time unless you just want to fill in the
>> blanks of a ready-made, purchased from the bank, check.
>> The reason?  They are custom imprinted with a magnetic pattern that
>> contains the information to route and clear that check, with only the
>> amount being required to be read and entered by hand at the clearing
>> point.
>> We don't have the facilities to do that for an otherwise identical
>> looking check, and if we did, I imagine the secret service would come
>> to pay a visit, probably without knocking other than the door in to
>> gain entrance. They tend to take a very dim view of counterfeiting,
>> which could easily be done with essentially the same printing
>> equipment.

Neat, but that does leave things exclusively for printers for which there 
is magnetic toner available for.  I'm not aware of any ink squirters that 
have such a formulation available.  So this may be a laser printer only 

Cheers, Gene
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