Printing an Image

Joe Lewis Wilkins pepetoo at cox.net
Tue Jun 12 17:13:16 CDT 2007


As a further clarification for those of us who like to "understand";  
not just have something "work"; Think back to all of the programs  
that create a "print spool". They are just creating an image in  
memory of what is normally being seen on the screen and then using  
that "memory" image to do the printing. As Jacque was indicating,  
absolutely no need for anything to be visible in order to print it.  
In fact, since we usually see things at a 72 dpi resolution on our  
screens, this translation is absolutely necessary if we are to print  
at the much higher resolutions available with today's printers.

Joe Wilkins

On Jun 12, 2007, at 3:02 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>> J. Landman Gay wrote:
>> "Not really,"
>> And the RR world needs to know something:-
>> There are an awful lot of "purists" about who try to
>> do things the "proper way".
>
> I agree, and I didn't mean to imply one couldn't or shouldn't do it  
> your way. Rev's flexibility is pretty incredible. I just didn't  
> want the original poster to think that he couldn't print images  
> *unless* they were in a field, which is what he assumed. (I have to  
> admit your approach was original. ;))
>
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