"ouch: the beginning of the end"

Andre Garzia andre at andregarzia.com
Mon Mar 6 15:02:57 EST 2017


If your objective is just displaying a PDF then you can use a RevBrowser
window to do that, and even use PDF.js if you want:


This would allow you to display the files as they are but won't help you
change or create new files.

On Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 8:13 PM, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> I just got off the phone with the court clerk in Reno, and received the
> beginning of the end . . .I figured it would come from some state or anther
> in a year or two, but they are requiring me to use the *exact* pdf as
> propagated by the court.
> As livecode is not capable of rendering a pdf page or an eps, this means I
> am going to have to code pdf merging externally, while also working with
> .png or .jpg background images in livecode to place onto blank pages.
> With the need to maintain both of these, I'll be doing most of the work for
> on the parallel program--which may need to be fundamentally different in
> mac/linux, windows, iOS, and android--at which point, it will make sense to
> move as much as possible to the new platform.
> *sigh*
> It's 2017; asking to be able to display an eps and keep it as part of the
> pdf generated doesn't seem like it's asking much.
> .png/.jpg simply aren't acceptable solutions for my output, as the density
> required will produce insanely large .pdf files.
> --
> Dr. Richard E. Hawkins, Esq.
> (702) 508-8462
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