Printing Disaster (slightly renamed)
Frank D. Engel, Jr.
fde101 at fjrhome.net
Tue Jan 25 16:24:23 EST 2005
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It doesn't say anything about being identical to OS X's metrics, and I
don't need them to be. The APIs referenced (there is a URL in the BZ
entry for that bug) make TTF *screen* and *printer* metrics identical
under Windows (effectively eliminating the need for formatForPrinting
when using TTFs exclusively, a restriction which suits me just fine).
On Jan 25, 2005, at 4:06 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Frank D. Engel, Jr. wrote:
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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.
> Which Win API will make their font metrics identical to OS X's? Or do
> I misunderstand BZ#2520?
> Dan Friedman had a different issue related to line widths, but I
> couldn't find it in BZ. Dan, what's the #?
> Richard Gaskin
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Frank D. Engel, Jr. <fde101 at fjrhome.net>
$ ln -s /usr/share/kjvbible /usr/manual
$ true | cat /usr/manual | grep "John 3:16"
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten
Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have
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