QPrinter/KPrinter default resolution

Stephan Kulow coolo at kde.org
Mon Jan 10 09:48:14 GMT 2005

Am Friday 07 January 2005 20:20 schrieb Renchi Raju:

> my only misgivings about setting setUsePrinterResolution() to true, is 
> that some (most) of the inkjet printers come with rather high resolution 
> and the generated postscript would become rather large in some cases, for 
The PPD file for my inkjet printer defaults to 300dpi - I have to select high quality
on purpose. It doesn't make sense with normal quality paper anyway.

But printing in 72dpi doesn't make sense even for word processors I think. And
we shouldn't have applications that are meant to print that specify their fonts
in pixels. The only problem you can run into is that you lack scalable fonts to print
in 40pixels and above. But that days should be gone.

Greetings, Stephan

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