OSX printing of images issue

Knapp Martin martyknappster at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 01:13:10 CEST 2018


I’m curious to know what you find. I’m about to embark on updating 2 apps from LC 6.6.5 to the latest in order to get ready for Apple requiring 64 bit. Both apps are heavily printing oriented, so I hope there is an answer here.
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Marty


> On Mar 28, 2018, at 8:28 AM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> I have a print subsystem for my application that prints a particular set
> of data by laying our the page (sizing the card to the paper, allowing
> for margins, etc, where the content area of the page is a single image
> object. The resizeQuality is set to "best" and alwaysBuffer is true
> 
> When I print under Windows (8.x or 10) to a real printer or to PDF, the
> result appears as expected.
> 
> When I print under OSX (10.9.5 and up) some of the images are messed up:
> Some are squished to a vertical bar a few pixels wide. Some are the
> right size but are just a big rectangle of black and color stripes. Some
> print properly. This happens whether to Preview PDF or to a real printer.
> 
> This occurs under LC8.1.9 (and all the way back to at least LC 6.7.11)
> 
> I have stepped through my print system in the debugger and each page
> appears exactly as it should (correctly layed out with a good looking
> image) before the "print card" command.
> 
> Has anyone experienced this and have any ideas for a work-around or a fix?
> 



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