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printer support in 4.5

Danielle et jean Thierry-Mieg mieg at kaa.crbm.cnrs-mop.fr
Thu Dec 11 08:35:57 EST 1997


acedb 4.5 has automatic analysis of /etc/princap
normally, any printer available in printcap appears as a button
and i no longer use ACEDB_LPR, just unsetenv it.

the printer chooser allows resizing and a choice between
  mail, print, save on disk

and a separate choice between ps, color-ps and text

text print of diagrams is quite unreliable, but works well
for all text windows

selecting mail sets you in text mode, selecting print in PS
and you can then rechange the ps/text switch

the reason is that biologist often do not know what PS means
and it is nearly always not what you want to mail a ps file
or to print the non-ps 

Please let me know of any further problem




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