On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 07:02:24PM +0200, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2012 12:20:16 -0400
> > From: danny <address@hidden
> > On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 04:58:27PM +0200, immanuel litzroth wrote:
> > > Opening a pdf file in emacs works really well. If you then try to
> > > print it it will happily
> > > print out a gazilion of text pages -- the pdf code. This behaviour
> > > seems strange in that is
> > > is almost certainly not what the user wants (he can
> > > find-file-literally and print that).
> > > I'm on emacs 23.3.1.
> > > Is there a way to print the pdf directly from emacs (as a pdf)?
> > > Immanuel
> > >
> > I've had issues with this "feature" as well, they keep me from printing most things in emacs. Does anyone at least know of a fix for this?(I think it's to do with docview not actually overriding the default print function)
> If this is on MS-Windows, you should be able to print a PDF file with
> this Lisp one-liner:
> (w32-shell-execute "print" "/path/to/file.pdf")
> This will work assuming that you have some program installed that can
> display and print PDF files, and that this program is associated with
> the .PDF extension.