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From Jack Ring <jackri...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Printing from Flex
Date Mon, 06 Feb 2012 22:59:13 GMT
Thanks Nick.

I found myself setting up ColdFusion ReportBuilder to do what I want. ( a potentially worse
solution)

See my original quote in this subject 


Jack Ring


On Feb 6, 2012, at 3:32 PM, Nicholas Kwiatkowski <nicholas@spoon.as> wrote:

> While not a GREAT component, we do have the PrintDataGrid, which actually
> handles the last two items you requested.  Multi-page printing is handled
> by queuing multiple pages into the print queue.
> 
> The options to set the DPI, page size, etc. is pretty limited, but it does
> exist...
> 
> I have a blog post on it from 2006, but it is still accurate for the most
> part :  http://quetwo.com/2006/10/01/printing-in-flex-part-1/
> 
> -Nick
> 
> On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 2:40 AM, Haykel BEN JEMIA <haykelbj@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Flex could also add features for making the native flash printing system
>> easier to use. Some of the functionality I can think of:
>> 
>>  - Handle scaling based on DPI and page setup options (page size,
>>  orientation etc.).
>>  - Handle multi-page printing.
>>  - Make Flex components printable, e.g. with skins for printing like CSS
>>  for different media. For example a DataGrid could have a skin for
>> printing
>>  where it does not include scrollbars. Some components could also require
>>  more than just a special skin for printing.
>> 
>> 
>> Haykel
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On 5 February 2012 18:04, Martin Heidegger <mh@leichtgewicht.at> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hello Omar,
>>> 
>>> as far as I can tell we were talking about flex specific printing. Having
>>> problems with the flash player is a reality that needs to be dealt with.
>>> For one: If we encounter bugs during implementation we should document &
>>> report them properly. But also: We need to choose a implementation
>> strategy
>>> based on the things that work. There is a bunch of options to choose from
>>> that I can think of:
>>> 
>>> *) A system that prints using a standardized online service
>>> *) A system that uses native extensions
>>> *) A system that generates pdf on the client
>>> *) A system that works within the limitations of flash player printing
>>> 
>>> yours
>>> Martin.
>>> 
>> 

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