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Re: Printing

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Printing
Date: Sat, 4 Apr 2009 08:52:24 +0200

On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 3:05 AM, Óscar Fuentes <address@hidden> wrote:
> Lennart Borgman <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> This just sends the file MY-PDF-FILE to the printer with Acrobat.
>>> Last I heard Acrobat is not Free.
>> If the user has installed a free pdf-viewer then w32-shell-execute may
>> work the same way as it did for me with Acrobat. That is what I
>> proposed that someone with a free pdf-viewer should test.
>> If it does not work as it should then there is a problem with the free
>> pdf-viewer (which we can suggest to the developers to fix).
> Not a problem, but an unimplemented feature.
> The method you suggest sends the full document to the default printer,
> no questions asked. This is not very user friendly.

Hm, yes you are right, there is no print dialog. I do not know if
there is another verb than "print" that can be used as argument to
w32-shell-execute to get the print dialog.

A free viewer can anyway implement such a new verb.

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