[Lvlug] KDE, Mozilla, and postscript printing
mstanley at technologist.com
Wed Dec 27 19:34:05 EST 2006
On Wednesday 27 December 2006 10:12, Caleb Shay wrote:
> On 12/26/06, Mark <mstanley at technologist.com> wrote:
> > After reading everyone's answers it seems I wasn't really clear on what I
> > wanted. My goal is to get 'great looking' pdf's straight out of mozilla.
> > I've tried copy/paste, edit page then copy/paste, saving the entire page
> > and opening and printing with OpenOffice but it seems that no matter what
> > I do I lose some of the formatting. The best results are at least
> > legible and the worst are damn ugly but the only way to get a great
> > looking copy of the web page into a pdf is to print to file first and
> > then convert.
> You must have missed my message then.
I guess I did. ;-)
> My solution gives you a printer
> that prints pdfs, so all you have to do is click Print in Mozilla.
Now THATS the ticket!
> This assumes that you are using CUPS for your printing system. It
> just gives you a printer that spits out PDF documents in (as I recall)
This is actually much more than I had hoped for. I've printed three documents
and I've already decided to install it on the Cups server at work. I've been
putting CutePDF writer on each machine but now all I have to do is install to
one central location. Sweet!
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