Re: [g-a-devel]Writing Printer Drivers
- From: "John J. Boyer" <director chpi org>
- To: Michael Meeks <michael ximian com>
- Cc: accessibility mailing list <gnome-accessibility-devel gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [g-a-devel]Writing Printer Drivers
- Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2002 15:49:14 -0500 (CDT)
Thanks for the hints. I have downloaded gnome-print from CVS and will
look it over. The Tiger embosser would be used for such things as
producing tactile graphs for a math book. I'm hoping that I can
eventually switch our whole office to Gnome and kick Windows goodbye.
Jul 2002, Michael Meeks wrote:
> Hi John,
> On Tue, 2002-07-23 at 11:29, John J. Boyer wrote:
> > I am writing a driver for the Tiger Advantage Tactile Graphics Embosser.
> > This is somewhat similar to writing a driver for a laser printer. Which
> > parts of the Gnome documentation would be most useful. Some good
> > references from the experts could save me a lot of time.
> There is no printing support for widgets - since it turns out that
> mostly people don't want to print widgets, unless they want appalling
> quality output.
> There is a gnome-print module / project that provides a nice
> post-script type API for gnome with pluggable backends print to
> PDF/Image/Postscript etc. that you might want to look at, checkout the
> 'gnome-print' module in CVS. Or subscribe the the mailing list linked
> from www.gnome.org somewhere.
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