Printing Disaster (slightly renamed)

Frank D. Engel, Jr. fde101 at
Tue Jan 25 15:55:25 EST 2005

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There is at least one serious shortcoming with Rev's current printing 
system under Windows (refer to bug 2520, an enhancement request 
relating to this).

Rev's printing system works OK for some kinds of printouts, but not for 
others.  I am down to implementing an external which directly accesses 
the win32 printing APIs at this point in order to do one specific type 
of printout that I need for my project.

On Jan 25, 2005, at 3:38 PM, Kevin Miller wrote:

> On 24/1/05 6:52 pm, "Timothy Miller" <gandalf at>
> wrote:
>> If this is going to be a serious obstacle to a transition to Rev, I
>> think I'll stick with HC until Rev's printing problems are fixed. Are
>> they going to be fixed? Any guess as to when? Do the people at Rev
>> consider them problems?
> While it will be possible to design the printing features to be more
> intuitive, and we will certainly do that, the printing features are not
> broken!  There are literally hundreds of commercial applications that 
> do
> perfect, precise, printing from within Rev, many of them 
> cross-platform.  It
> is perfectly possible to print anything you may want to, including 
> complex
> reports.  Furthermore, once you are used to all the various aspects of 
> the
> printing system, it is straightforward and flexible.  It is true that 
> we can
> do better in making this area more intuitive, and will do so over 
> time, but
> the system as it stands now is highly capable.
> Kind regards,
> Kevin
> Kevin Miller ~ kevin at ~
> Runtime Revolution - User-Centric Development Tools
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Frank D. Engel, Jr.  <fde101 at>

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