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From Marc Pires <marcpire...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Printing from Flex
Date Sun, 05 Feb 2012 16:00:51 GMT
I agree with you guys, Flash player printing support is terrible. I'd like
to work on solid solution for that. Let's see how it develops as soon as
the source code is available.

On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 11:18 AM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> On 2/4/12 8:06 AM, "Martin Heidegger" <mh@leichtgewicht.at> wrote:
> > Hello Jack,
> >
> > I came to the conclusion that printing is basically broken in flash. I
> > didn't manage to get a solid printing solution done with Flash even with
> > years of experience and two weeks time last October. Pages were
> > distorted, missing or black. I was rather astonished because I remember
> > a working printing solution in Flash Player 9. It seems it doesn't work
> > since Flash Player 10.2 or so. Don't get me wrong: It works for some
> > cases like if the sheet to print is simple enough as vector or small
> > enough as bitmap, but it has very narrow limits. Bugs have been filed
> > and marked fixed, even though they are not. I didn't take the time to
> > provide a solid test suite at that time for printing with broken results
> > as I got into serious deadline problems because of mentioned bugs.
> Sounds like you hit the advanced printing bug where the player will try to
> generate a 600DPI bitmap of the page, run out of spooling space and corrupt
> the print job.  Should have been alleviated a bit in 10.3.
> Otherwise, the Flex print components have issues, but player printing is
> good enough for digital yearbooks.
> --
> Alex Harui
> Flex SDK Team
> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui

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