[jp] Address printing problem

John Shane jslists at mtwafrica.org
Mon Sep 5 15:35:28 EDT 2005


On Mon, 5 Sep 2005 20:30:00 +0200
John Shane <jslists at mtwafrica.org> wrote:

> On Mon, 05 Sep 2005 12:06:19 -0500
> Carlo Graziani <carlo at oddjob.uchicago.edu> wrote:
> 
> > Colin Brough wrote: 
> > > 
> > >>What about the option of sending printing through an external program the
> > >>way the email client Sylpheed does it?  I send my Sylpheed output to the
> > >>printer through enscript and can control the margins etc. as I need to.
> 
> > 
> > Another alternative that is worth exploring is, export the calendar to
> > iCal format, and use another program to display and print it.
> > 
> > I've just done this, using "PHPiCalendar", a web application for sharing
> > (but not creating or editing) calendars over the web.  The advantage is
> > that you display the calendar with your web browser, and therefore print
> > it using the browser's PostScript engine, which -- in the case of Mozilla/
> > Firefox, at least -- is quite configurable and powerful.
> > 
> > Here's a quick summary of the process.  It is not necessarily optimal from
> > the point of view of file sharing, permissions, etc., but the required
> > tuning should be fairly obvious.  This is just a feasibility study.
> 
> Hmmm, thanks very much Carlos.  

Excuse me, that should have been "Carlo" -- sorry about that.  John



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