Printing Hell

Bob Hartley rev at armbase.com
Sun Jan 23 13:11:09 EST 2005


At 17:39 23/01/2005, you wrote:

>Can anyone point me to a Rev printing tutorial? I'm having enormous 
>trouble getting simple things to print properly.


Ahh sorry Mark.

I see it was you that replied to the same thread as me regarding the 
tutorials, therefore, you know about them.

cheers
bob


>For a start,  9 point text prints as 11 point, so apart from not being 
>what I want, the text no longer fits on the page...so I set the printScale 
>to 0.75.
>Now the text looks ok, but the borders around it are either very faint or 
>missing completely...
>
>I think what I'm trying to do is simple:
>
>I have five vertical fields on a card, with their borders butted up 
>against each other, I fill each field with text, and print, with the above 
>hilarious results.
>
>As you can tell, printing seems to be insanely hard to do, at least for 
>me. Each time I try to set up a printing scenario, I eventually give up 
>and resort to copying text from Rev into other apps and re-formatting and 
>printing from there, without problem.
>
>I'm on OS X, and using a simple cheapo HP inkjet printer, though I've had 
>the same trouble with all my printers.
>
>Any help gratefully recieved,
>
>Cheers,
>
>Mark
>
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