Printing Hell

Frank Leahy frank at backtalk.com
Sun Jan 23 16:56:44 EST 2005


Mark,

I don't know if this would work, but what about printing from Chipp's 
altBrowser plugin?

Maybe Chipp can chime in here about whether one can print from 
altBrowser.

-- Frank

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On Jan 23, 2005, at 9:16 PM, use-revolution-request at lists.runrev.com 
wrote:

> From: Mark Smith <mark at maseurope.net>
> Subject: Printing Hell
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Message-ID: <C4778B08-6D65-11D9-AAC2-000D93C19756 at maseurope.net>
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> Can anyone point me to a Rev printing tutorial? I'm having enormous
> trouble getting simple things to print properly.
>
> 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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