Future of KPrinter

Joseph Wenninger jowenn at kde.org
Thu Sep 13 21:34:00 BST 2007

On Tuesday 11 September 2007 13:18, Thomas Zander wrote:
> On Saturday 08 September 2007 21:29:08 Alex Merry wrote:

> > * Pre-print filtering - would require extending QPrinter and
> > implementing our own backends (which might use a Qt builtin backend)
> This is for things like the filter tab in the KDE3 print dialog, right?
> I'm not so sure we should still have that, at least in the normal print
> dialog; all those options are only useful if we print to postscript. And
> we can't assume that anymore.
> For example, on Windows the output format is defined by the
> printer-driver.  And even on Unix/Mac the output format can be PDF.
> So this feature really should be re-thought.

If the filters are about to disappear, will the QPrinter class be able to 
handle booklet/pamphlet printing internally ? It would be a shame if that 
would not be possible any more in the normal printing workflow


Kind regards
Joseph Wenninger
Been there, done that
KATE developer - Joseph Wenninger <jowenn at kde.org>

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