alex at mindlube.com
Wed Oct 9 16:22:01 CDT 2002
On Wednesday, October 9, 2002, at 02:35 PM, Jeff Morrison wrote:
> I'm looking at both REALbasic and Revolution and I'm pretty sure I've
> just discovered a huge problem with REALbasic, and I'm curious if
> Revolution suffers from the same issue. Printing. RB printing seems
> to be very, very, very tedious, requiring the user to define every
> element, style, position on page,etc., all via code. How does
> Revolution handle printing? Please tell me it's better. - Jeff
It seems better in Rev, to me, although I have not done much printing
in either environment. If I recall, in Realbasic, printing basically
hands you a graphics context and you have to draw into it, unless you
happen to have a view already containing what you want.
In Rev. you can print content at the level of stack, card, or field,
and there are a fair number of commands for controlling the print
output (margins, headers, scaling).
Alex Rice, Software Developer
Architectural Research Consultants, Inc.
alrice at swcp.com
alex_rice at arc.to
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