Printing (was: Re: XCMD's/XFCN's)
revdan at danshafer.com
Wed Mar 9 18:03:24 CST 2005
Good question. I haven't gotten that far in my research yet but now I
will add that to my list and report back.
On Mar 9, 2005, at 2:17 PM, ron barber wrote:
> Dan, et al.
> Are you able to print Unicode text, from a fld or variable,
> On Mar 10, 2005, at 3:12 AM, Dan Shafer wrote:
>> 9-5's stuff is definitely not compatible with RR.
>> Also, it's not really true that reporting is non-existent in RR. I'm
>> just finishing my next eBook(let) on printing and I had to overcome
>> that same belief in working on it. While it's true that making some
>> sophisticated kinds of reports work in RR takes more work than it
>> might have in Report DataPro (9-to-5's product), there doesn't appear
>> to be much that you can't do with enough scripting. And a lot of
>> reporting is much more straightforward than first seems to be the
>> One of our serious script-heads here (I'll let him identify himself
>> if he chooses) told me yesterday that he has become very impressed
>> with the printing capability in RR, including even print previews at
>> 50% thumbnails that rival those of commercial apps.
>> So stay tuned. Or dive into what Rev *does* have in the way of
>> reporting and figure it out yourself. It's not as hard as it seems.
>> (We'll be having at least one and probably two sessions on printing
>> at the upcoming RevConWest in June in Monterey.)
>> P.S. In general, almost everything I used to use X-thingies for in HC
>> are implementable or already available in Transcript without the mess
>> of an external.
>> On Mar 9, 2005, at 9:30 AM, Mikey wrote:
>>> Has a compatibility matrix been established for old HC XCMD's and
>>> Since reporting is non-existent in RR, I have an alternative, which
>>> 9-5 Software's Reports externals, which we use extensively.
>>> On the first day, God created the heavens and the Earth
>>> On the second day, God created the oceans.
>>> On the third day, God put the animals on hold for a few hours,
>>> and did a little diving.
>>> And God said, "This is good."
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