Frank D. Engel, Jr.
fde101 at fjrhome.net
Mon Aug 30 08:38:52 CDT 2004
To begin with, I would use tabs instead of spaces.
On Aug 29, 2004, at 10:27 AM, Mark Smith wrote:
> I'm having difficulty with a printing situation...
> Rev 2.2.1, Mac OS 10.3.4
> I have a field containing columns of data, formatted by script using
> spaces... the textFont of the field is set to 9 point Monaco, so fixed
> width, to keep the columns straight.
> Using revPrintField, the result on paper is larger (I'd say 10 point)
> and the the font, even though clearly still monaco, is clearly not
> fixed width...the columns are now 'wavy'.
> Resetting the fontSize of the field before printing, and resetting
> again, afterwards, like this :
> on doPrinting
> set the textSize of fld "pList" to 8
> set the printMargins to "30,30,30,30"
> revShowPrintDialog false,true
> if the result is "Cancel" then exit to top
> revPrintField the name of fld "pList"
> set the textSize of fld "pList" to 9
> end doPrinting
> solves the size problem, but the columns are still wavy.
> Copying the text into textEdit and printing from there solves the wavy
> columns problem, but the fontSize is now reduced to 8 point. (Typing
> directly into textEdit and printing seems to be fine...)
> Simply printing the card, with it's controls and everything (which I
> don't want), shows the columns nice and straight, but the font size is
> now even bigger, at 12 points, I'd say.
> Printing to a PDF shows all the same problems, so I don't think it's
> the printer (an HP5552).
> Any ideas anyone?
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