print a website with dcop?

Michael Renner michael.renner at
Wed Jan 14 13:37:41 GMT 2004

On Wednesday 14 January 2004 12:49, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Wednesday 14 January 2004 12:36, Michael Renner wrote:
> > Moin,
> >
> > with dcop I want to open a browser window, open a URL and print the
> > webpage as soon as it is loaded. But how?
> > Opening the browser and loading the URL is no problem
> >
> > dcop konqueror-947 konqueror-mainwindow#1 openURL
> >
> >
> > But how can I print controlled by dcop? And maybe select which printer to
> > use? I found no function for this. Not with dcop, neither with kdcop.
> > kprinter is installed, the cups server is working, so it works if I press
> > the 'print' button.
> You can activate print in Konqueror with
> dcop konqueror-649 qt/KXMLGUILClient-KActionCollection/print activate

this works.

> but I think it will still popup a dialog and I am not sure if it can be
> controlled by DCOP.

The printer dialog won't appear in dcop's list, what a pity.

> Maybe using something like html2ps
> is a better approach.

For this taks; yes. The intention was to show my users that KDE can be 
controlled by scripts like they use there pipes and stdin/stdout 


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