Print No Dialog

Rick Harrison harrison at all-auctions.com
Fri Feb 25 13:25:48 EST 2011


Hi Jacqueline,

I tried excluding the "with dialog" for open print.  Doesn't work
with out bringing up "Preview" first.

"Print this card" creates a .pdf file, and automatically
opens "Preview".  I want to skip that step entirely and
just have the card go directly to the printer without stopping.

Any other ideas?

Thanks,

Rick


On Feb 25, 2011, at 1:02 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> On 2/25/11 8:41 AM, Rick Harrison wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> 
>> I want to print a card, file, image, or PDF without
>> bringing up the print dialog for the user.
>> (I want to be sure the number of copies is just 1
>> because I only want one ticket to print.)
>> 
>> What's the best way to accomplish this
>> cross platform task in Livecode?
> 
> Just don't include the "with dialog" parameter when you open printing. In fact, if you're happy with a generic printout, you don't even need to open printing at all. Just use "print this card" without any other print statements. That will print one copy of the current card.
> 
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