Re: [gedit-list] First pass hack of gedit and gtksourceview port to gtkprintoperation

On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 17:27 +0200, Paolo Borelli wrote:
> >   I can
> > easily see "current selection" as a useful value for the range 
> > selector. And
> > it should be easy to add.
> >
> Yes, but I would prefer to not see it added as a special case (like the 
> "current page" case).
> Doing it like that sounds like pushing policy that should be up to the 
> app into the toolkit, especially since this stuff is possible with 
> libgnomeprint... As I said above, I think that a generic mechanism to 
> choose a custom range of the document to paginate and print is a pretty 
> basic need: a spreadsheet that wants to just prints some sheets, a CAD 
> app that wants to just print some views of a project etc, etc

Adding a specific "print current selection" feature should be quite
easy, although it will require some work to implement the win32 side i
think. However, how do you propose a generic mechanism for this would
work? (That also would work in the native print dialogs on win32 and

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