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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Barcode printing

From: Sebastian Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] Barcode printing
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2005 09:23:56 +0200
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On Wednesday 05 October 2005 01:20, Horst Herb wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Oct 2005 08:55, Ian Haywood wrote:
> > More generally, it's been our plan for a while to use LaTeX for printing
> > complex forms. This is probably overkill for a small dedicated
> > barcode-printer, but if you're printing A4 or near-A4 path requests it's
> > worth a look. Working code exists at
> > gnumed/gnumed/client/business/
I am thinking about this as well. I need a solution for printing invoices.
I came across a solution called rml2pdf which has been written in python
Basically rml looks like XML but lets you specify absolute positions on paper.

> I have finally got the wx printing routines to work properly under 2.6.1 -
> positions accurately by the millimeter on all printers I have, allows
> programmatic selection of printers and trays etc. - so I am abandoning my
> Postscript escapade provided it works the same on Windows and Macs (only
> tested on Linux)
That's good to hear.

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