Can LC Server code export images of cards and objects

Tom Glod tom at
Mon Apr 29 17:18:57 EDT 2019

Thanks for that tip I'll keep it in mind for now and in the future.

In this case, there is no need for searchable text .... its a visual birth
plan wizard for pregnant women with 1 page output.

On Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 2:54 PM Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> Tom Glod wrote:
>  > I can convert image to PDF using other means as long as I have the
>  > image.
> Probably worth a few minutes to test LC's PDF generation from the LC
> Server engine for Linux (or whatever your target hosting OS is).
> Snapshots are bitmaps, without vector information.  PDFs can be done
> that way, but lose quality in printing, can't be searched, etc.
> Using the LC's Print-to-PDF external translates LC's object vectors to
> PDF vectors, making as much as possible resolution-independent.  This
> not only improves printing quality, but also zooming, and usually
> results in a much smaller file for shorter download times.
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