does anyone have experience printing PDFs from Rev @ full resolution?

Jan Schenkel janschenkel at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 12 02:40:06 EST 2009


Yet another reason to get your RevSelect MegaBundle'09 while it's hot - as it includes a full year of updates to revEnterprise :-)
<http://www.runrev.com/products/mega-bundle-09/>

Quartam PDF Library already lets you create documents with hi-res images today, as it includes the image at full resoluton, relying on Adobe Acrobat or other PDF viewers to display them at the right resolution on-screen and on paper. It is available for all platforms and supports Rev 2.7 and higher.

And don't forget that you can already use the 'printerOutput' property today to 'print' stacks to files (PDF on MacOSX, XPS on Windows and PS on Linux); the trick there is to put the image on a card at a large size appropriate to the resolution and then 'scale' it down to the right size using the 'print into rect' command.

Jan Schenkel.
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Quartam Reports & PDF Library for Revolution
<http://www.quartam.com>

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"As we grow older, we grow both wiser and more foolish at the same time."  (La Rochefoucauld)


--- On Fri, 12/11/09, Josh Mellicker <josh at dvcreators.net> wrote:
> Thanks William.
> 
> Kevin has hinted at changes in 4.1 where Rev will print
> directly from the original file, so it's possible we will be
> able to shell out in Windows or on Mac and print a PDF at
> full quality sometime soon.
> 
> 
> On Dec 11, 2009, at 6:15 PM, william humphrey wrote:
> 
> > yes.  The high resolution png files print nicely
> when they are on a card.
> > 
> > On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 5:18 PM, Josh Mellicker <josh at dvcreators.net>
> wrote:
> > 
> >> Can you then print that PNG @ 300 dpi?
> >> 
> >> On Dec 8, 2009, at 5:03 AM, william humphrey
> wrote:
> >> 
> >>> I don't even know how to embed a PDF in a
> RunRev card. I always open the
> >> PDF
> >>> in photoshop first and save it as a .png which
> has 300 dot per inch
> >>> resolution (or less) and then put that image
> in the card which I want to
> >>> print.
> >> 
> >> 


      



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