Printing

Terence Heaford t.heaford at btinternet.com
Tue Oct 8 17:27:46 CEST 2013


Between the print setup and the print dialog:

4 attempts

1 = 8 seconds
2 = 7 seconds
3 = 4 seconds
4 = 5 seconds

Between the print dialog and preview (preview always closed before printing)

1 = 5 seconds
2 = 6 seconds
3 = 4 seconds
4 = 1 second

Mountain Lion 10.8.5

Thanks

Terry



On 8 Oct 2013, at 15:16, Mark Schonewille <m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com> wrote:

> Hi Terence,
> 
> On my even older MacBook, I need to wait about .5 second for each dialog to appear as sheet. If I print one single card, it is opened in Preview almost instantly. I'm using Mac OS X 10.6.8 today. Which version of OSX do you use?
> 
> I do notice that sheets slightly slower than normal dialogs. I don't know if this has to do with Carbon/Cocoa. How much of a delay do you observe?
> 
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> On 10/8/2013 16:06, Terence Heaford wrote:
>> Hi Mark,
>> 
>> When using "as sheet" it takes an age between the page setup being dismissed and the
>> printing dialog showing.
>> 
>> and then if I open PDF in preview to save paper it takes an age for the preview to display.
>> 
>> If I remove "as sheet" it all happens without any delay at all.
>> 
>> I am thinking that the printing is in Carbon,  whether I use "as sheet" or not?
>> 
>> I believe the print dialogs are Carbon and not Cocoa?
>> 
>> Could it be there is a delay converting the Carbon dialogs to sheets?
>> 
>> Don't really know just guessing.
>> 
>> My laptops getting a bit long in the tooth 15" 2.4 Ghz Macbook Pro Late 2008 unibody
>> but as the without sheet is OK I don't think it's that.
>> 
>> Any ideas?
>> 
>> Would prefer sheets if possible as the rest of the project uses sheets also.
>> 
>> 
>> Thanks
>> 
>> Terry
>> 
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