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Generate a nice print output [message #665422] Thu, 14 April 2011 14:56 Go to next message
Marco Maccaferri is currently offline Marco MaccaferriFriend
Messages: 144
Registered: July 2009
Senior Member
Hi.

I'm trying to print documents with SWT but the output, at least under
Linux, is very ugly. Fonts are huge, and so are lines, even setting line
width to 1 the size is huge, I can't believe it is 1 unit (whatever that
means).

I'm trying to take a different approach, generate a PDF and print it
using Sun's PDF Render, but the result is nowhere near the original PDF
layout. Just to clarify, when printing the generated PDF with lpr the
output is correct, so the PDF is generated correctly.

I don't need very complex layouts, just few tables, but I need nice
fonts and lines drawing.

How do you generate your prints ?


Regards,
Marco.
Re: Generate a nice print output [message #665541 is a reply to message #665422] Fri, 15 April 2011 02:45 Go to previous message
Lakshmi P ShanmugamFriend
Messages: 277
Registered: July 2009
Location: India
Senior Member
Hi,

Looks like you are seeing this bug --> https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=150870
This has been fixed in Eclipse 3.7 milestone builds. You can get the builds from here --> http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/downloads/


Lakshmi P Shanmugam
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