Printing Disaster (slightly renamed)

Frank D. Engel, Jr. fde101 at fjrhome.net
Tue Jan 25 16:24:23 EST 2005


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It doesn't say anything about being identical to OS X's metrics, and I 
don't need them to be.  The APIs referenced (there is a URL in the BZ 
entry for that bug) make TTF *screen* and *printer* metrics identical 
under Windows (effectively eliminating the need for formatForPrinting 
when using TTFs exclusively, a restriction which suits me just fine).

On Jan 25, 2005, at 4:06 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:

> Frank D. Engel, Jr. wrote:
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>> There is at least one serious shortcoming with Rev's current printing 
>> system under Windows (refer to bug 2520, an enhancement request 
>> relating to this).
>> Rev's printing system works OK for some kinds of printouts, but not 
>> for others.  I am down to implementing an external which directly 
>> accesses the win32 printing APIs at this point in order to do one 
>> specific type of printout that I need for my project.
>
> Which Win API will make their font metrics identical to OS X's?  Or do 
> I misunderstand BZ#2520?
>
> Dan Friedman had a different issue related to line widths, but I 
> couldn't find it in BZ.  Dan, what's the #?
>
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>  Richard Gaskin
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Frank D. Engel, Jr.  <fde101 at fjrhome.net>

$ ln -s /usr/share/kjvbible /usr/manual
$ true | cat /usr/manual | grep "John 3:16"
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten 
Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have 
everlasting life.
$
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