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Re: gEDA-user: gschem: How to set the margin for printing?

On Wed, 19 Jan 2011 12:57:39 +0100
Markus Hitter <mah@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Am 18.01.2011 um 09:42 schrieb Colin D Bennett:
> > it's unfortunate that printers are usually not
> > physically capable of printing on the entire page for the intended
> > paper size. However, given that this is a widespread restriction,  
> > there
> > are really only two options for the printer when you ask it to
> > print a document on a particular size page - it has to scale the
> > image or it has to crop it to the printable area.
> Third option is to simply ignore that restriction and let the
> printer do the cropping. Actually, that's the easiest one to code,
> and the one least confusing to the user.

That "third option" is exactly what I meant by my second option,
"the printer ... has to crop it to the printable area".

> What you guys are probably talking about is the imaginable area of a  
> print. That's <= paper area, of course, and advertised by the  

I think everyone might _imagine_ a slightly different area to print!
The printer will only be able to _image_ a certain area, however... :-)


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