Printing Cards to PDF

Paul Hibbert paulhibbert at mac.com
Wed Jun 25 04:14:35 CEST 2014


Nakia,

I tried your script on cards with and without images, I didn't experience any problems at all.

Tested with LC 6.6.2 on Mac using OS X 10.8.5 and on Win 7

I can send you my test stack if it's any use.

Paul

On 2014-06-24, at 2:41 AM, Nakia Brewer <Nakia.Brewer at westrac.com.au> wrote:

> Hmmmm card 2 has some images.
> Think this is where the issue lies.
> 
> If I print card 1 twice (which has no images) it works as expected...
> 
> 
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On 24 Jun 2014, at 7:31 pm, "Nakia Brewer" <Nakia.Brewer at westrac.com.au> wrote:
>> 
>> FWIW I changed the loop to just print card 2 twice and am still seeing the error.
>> 
>> It seems some sort of automatic scaling is happening after the first print or perhaps after the first print break...
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>> On 24 Jun 2014, at 6:57 pm, "Nakia Brewer" <Nakia.Brewer at westrac.com.au> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> I have a mobile App (iOS) that prints 2 template cards from a sub stack to a 2 page pdf file.
>>> This has worked flawlessly in LC5.5.3 but seems to fail in 6.6.2 (have tried a few variants of 6.6.2).
>>> 
>>> When I say 'fail' I mean that the first card seems to print at half size (in top LH Quadrant) but the second card prints perfectly.....
>>> (Happy to send someone the generated PDF).
>>> 
>>> I'm thinking it may be something to do with the res independence stuff added in LC 6 but am not sure
>>> (Weird that card 2 prints correct when its the same size etc as card 1)
>>> 
>>> I appreciate any ideas....
>>> 
>>> anyway code below.
>>> 
>>> put ("Print" & return & "Print2") into tCardsToPrint
>>> -- Lock screen so user doesn't see card change
>>> lock screen
>>> open stack "Printing"
>>> open printing to pdf tFilePath
>>> if the result is "Cancel" then exit saveInspection
>>> repeat with x = 1 to the number of lines of tCardsToPrint
>>>   print card (line x of tCardsToPrint) of stack "Printing" into 110,50,500,700
>>>   print break
>>> end repeat
>>> close printing
>>> close stack "Printing"
>>> send resetForm to me in 0 milliseconds
>>> send buildPendingTasks to this stack in 0 milliseconds
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