More on Windows printing...
chipp at chipp.com
Fri Jan 7 04:23:24 EST 2005
J. Landman Gay wrote:
> On 1/6/05 10:56 PM, David Squance wrote:
>>> If the stack's formatForPrinting property is true, the setting of the
>>> windowBoundingRect property is ignored when the stack is opened or
> It's a necessary design decision. Normally the windowBoundingRect
> prevents stacks from exceeding the screen boundaries. On smaller
> screens, a stack representing a full-sized page of text (11 inches tall)
> might well exceed the boundaries of the windowBoundingRect. If the stack
> is to be printed, the whole height of the card has to be displayed even
> if it is taller than the screen and extends visually beyond it. Stacks
> opened for printing ignore the screen boundaries as a convenience, and
> they open at their full height (or width) which ensures that the entire
> card contents will print.
Often, the stack is opened 'off screen' and the user never even sees it
while it's being printed. This is a great way to add resolution to
images while printing.
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