Can LC Server code export images of cards and objects

Tom Glod tom at makeshyft.com
Mon Apr 29 19:30:45 EDT 2019


I will compare the two....thank you.

On Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 6:04 PM Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> That would be 100% of LC's bitmap quality. Screen shots aren't vector.
>
> Do what you like, but if it were me I'd spend two minutes seeing if I
> can get vector-based PDF output with LC's external.
>
> --
>   Richard Gaskin
>   Fourth World Systems
>
>
> Tom Glod wrote:
> > It will only be running on a linux server so I can convert the image into
> > what i want with command line tools at 100% quality ......(assuming so)
> >
> > On Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 5:18 PM Tom Glod <tom at makeshyft.com> wrote:
> >
> >> 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 lists.runrev.com> 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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