printRotated on Mac?

Trevor DeVore lists at
Tue Sep 14 12:35:04 EDT 2004

On Sep 13, 2004, at 3:48 PM, Mark Talluto wrote:
> On Sep 13, 2004, at 3:24 PM, Trevor DeVore wrote:
>> I have a a bunch of cards that I need to print that always needs to 
>> be printed in landscape mode.  The docs say (and I've confirmed) that 
>> printRotated has no affect on Mac and that the only way to set 
>> landscape mode on the mac is through the print dialog.  It doesn't 
>> seem right to prompt the enduser to change the paper orientation 
>> whenever they want to print off this report.  Anyone know of a 
>> workaround?  I didn't see any while searching through the archives.
> I used to have an app that needed to print in landscape.  In the old 
> days, the user set it once and your app printed in that mode from that 
> point forward.  This was true until the app was quit.  Not sure if 
> this has changed.
> Being able to set certain printer settings from within Rev would be 
> nice.  I think there is a feature request in BZ for this and others 
> related.

The enhancement request is number 1234:

The entry even has a link to the Carbon documentation which shows the 
flags necessary to support this (at least on OS X) so I wouldn't think 
it would be too difficult to implement.  If this is important to 
anybody out there then go vote for it.

Trevor DeVore
Blue Mango Multimedia
trevor at

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