ouch: the beginning of the end
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Fri Mar 3 13:57:42 EST 2017
On 3/3/17 7:59 pm, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 8:55 AM, Heather Laine via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> Its likely I'm being dense here... but does the PDF viewer not meet your
> No; it really isn't even in the same range.
> What I absolutely need is to be able to use an eps (or an arbitrarily sized
> png) as an inserted image in the same way as a jpg, gif, or png.
GIMP can be used to do all of this.
> There might be one on a page, or there might be a few, and they would
> display for the user on a regular card, with regular functionality of the
> other objects on my card.
> Then, when done, the page region of that card prints out as a pdf, the eps
> and everything on top of it (as a practical matter, all are fields) print
> out to my output pdf just like any other card.
> The output part is easy. While my Forth and PostScript are to rusty to
> remember the right verbs, it would be something like:
> put "begin image" & cr & file:"the_eps_to_include.eps" & cr & "end image" &
> cr after thePDFoutputSoFar
> As for on screen display, an eps should be far simpler than the containers
> for video and so forth.
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