Print No Dialog

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Fri Feb 25 13:38:52 EST 2011


I suspect you have a PDF writer as your default printer?

Bob


On Feb 25, 2011, at 10:25 AM, Rick Harrison wrote:

> 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.
>> 
>> -- 
>> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
>> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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