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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject Re: problems with printing: fop-0.91
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2006 09:17:05 GMT
I finally had a chance to look at this. Turns out that it works fine if
you print directly, for example, using "-print" from the command-line.
If you print from the preview dialog, however, the page size is not
correct and therefore content gets swallowed. We'll have to find out why
the Preview window does something different than the rest of the code.

On 17.02.2006 17:35:12 Tim Dyck wrote:
> I went back to version 0.20.5 and was able to get it work fine so that
> is good.  Thanks for the help.
> 
> Tim.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andreas L Delmelle [mailto:a_l.delmelle@pandora.be] 
> Sent: Thursday, February 16, 2006 12:35 PM
> To: fop-users@xmlgraphics.apache.org
> Subject: Re: problems with printing: fop-0.91
> 
> On Feb 16, 2006, at 18:49, Tim Dyck wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> > Not sure exactly what output renderer I am using at this point, but I
> > believe I am using the following renderer (that is what I saw in the
> > debugger):
> >
> >   application/X-fop-awt-preview
> >
> > and once the awt preview is opened then I click on the print button
> > which calls back into the AWTRenderer (which implements pageable) and
> > that is what is failing to print correctly.
> 
> Have you also tried different Java versions? Different printer  
> drivers? If either one works, then it would be an unfortunate case of  
> incompatibility between the Java AWT version and the driver...  
> There's little we can do about this from within FOP. We just render  
> to Java2D and pray that the used JRE has no trouble sending it  
> through to the printer correctly :-/ (We had a recent post concerning  
> such an incompatibility: replacing the printer driver made the whole  
> thing work all of a sudden.)
> 
> Might be worth a try...
> 
> > Also, are you saying there is another way to print via FOP with a PDF
> > file or are you just saying open up a PDF file in Acrobat Reader and
> > print it?
> 
> What Manuel is referring to, IIC, is: render to PDF and pipe the  
> resulting PDF through to AcroRead.exe via the command-line. (The same  
> could be done with PostScript as intermediate format. If your  
> printers understand PS, then you could bypass AcroRead.exe entirely  
> and send the output to the printer directly.)


Jeremias Maerki


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