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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject Re: best format for high speed printing
Date Mon, 02 Jun 2008 09:10:17 GMT
The tray selection extension just results in a command in PCL. If that
works with changing duplexing, I don't know. You'll have to do some
experiments.

On 02.06.2008 11:02:15 Martin Edge wrote:
> Would these extensions work if the duplexing can vary per PageSequence?
> 
> Or should I see what is put in the intermediate format to define this and override it
in there?
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremias Maerki [mailto:dev@jeremias-maerki.ch] 
> Sent: Monday, 2 June 2008 6:45 PM
> To: fop-users@xmlgraphics.apache.org
> Subject: Re: best format for high speed printing
> 
> Tray selection is available: http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/0.95/output.html#pcl-extensions
> 
> A Simplex/Duplex selection (ESC&l#S) extension hasn't been implemented,
> yet, but should be easy to add if you take tray selection as a template.
> 
> On 02.06.2008 10:16:38 Martin Edge wrote:
> > Cool - I have converted to the intermediate format, and then happily got it to translate
that to PCL..
> > 
> > Is there any additional functionality in the Intermediate format ?
> > 
> > For instance, can I set tray selection and duplex selection per PageSequence?
> > 
> > (Otherwise I will just generate one PCL, split it and add each flag per PCL)
> > 
> > Thanks
> > Martin.
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jeremias Maerki [mailto:dev@jeremias-maerki.ch] 
> > Sent: Monday, 2 June 2008 4:44 PM
> > To: fop-users@xmlgraphics.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: best format for high speed printing
> > 
> > PCL is not very easy to post-process. It's possible but probably tedious.
> > 
> > I'd use FOP's intermediate format [1] to add your barcodes and then
> > normally render the processed intermediate format using the PS or PCL
> > renderers.
> > 
> > [1] http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/0.95/intermediate.html
> > 
> > On 01.06.2008 14:41:33 Martin Edge wrote:
> > > OK - A further bit of research suggests - the reason I'm going to PDF
> > > first, is I have to rewrite some barcode information which dictates the
> > > page numbering for an intelligent envelope inserter
> > > 
> > > Can you edit text easily in a PCL page? I'm using .NET
> > > 
> > <snip/> 
> > 
> 



Jeremias Maerki


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