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Re: Print with mupdf?

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On Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 05:30:22AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Friday 21 September 2018 03:05:46 tomas@tuxteam.de wrote:
> > What's wrong with gv? [...]

> Probably a good question Tomas, but I've no recent experience with it. 
> Installed now, and looking for a pdf to look at, I found the phd thesis 
> of Sonja MacFarland, dated in 2001, that probably covers some of the 
> math in the LinuxCNC trajectory planner, which was last updated about a 
> year ago [...]

This sounds interesting in itself. Care to share a link?

> I see it has "print all", and "print-marked" options that use lpr, so one 
> would have to setup some defaults to make it use the correct printer, 
> and printer profile in a more than one printer environment. Getting 
> that /right/ might take some experimentation.

Yes, but that'd be the Right Unix Way (TM), not every app bringing along
its little world and trampling on other's front gardens >;-)

> It properly handled the graphics symbols commonly used in math, but of 
> what I looked at, no color graphics, so let me look at something I am 
> quite familiar with. But I wasn't able to navigate its broken directory 
> reader in its open selector to gain access to those docs. Thats a 
> showstopper. The slider that should allow one to scan a directory tree 
> alternates between a small marker one can drag with a mouse, but on a 
> second drag attempt it jumps to full height of the buttons space, and 
> allows no more scanning of the /usr/share/doc directory while still in 
> the a's. Total show stopper here if it's incapable of navigating a 
> directory with thousands of entries.

I'll do some research on gv if nobody bears me to it. Gv builds on ghostscript
and /should/ do color (famous last words)

- -- tomás
Version: GnuPG v1.4.12 (GNU/Linux)


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