browser print?

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Fri May 19 02:30:39 CEST 2017


hh wrote:
 >> RG wrote:
 >> Thanks, but you know how bitmaps are. I'd really like crisp print-res
 >> output if I can.
 >
 > The browser widget isn't rendering at 300 dpi or more ...
 > You need something like Adobe Acrobat (which does the HTML2PDF for
 > you) for getting web pages as true PDF.
 > And simply printing to PDF doesn't mean you get rid of bitmaps.

Depends on the renderer.  And of course elements that are inherently 
bitmaps, like images, can only print at the resolution they have.  But 
modern text is vector, and it's text I'm most interested in for crispness.

Most browsers will render at device resolution, so on screen that's the 
screen resolution but when printing it's much higher.

I believe revBrowser tapped into that browser printing method for that 
command.

It would be nice if the same method were available for the browser widget.

-- 
  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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