#160: Printing

Lubomir I. Ivanov neolit123 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 9 08:26:22 PDT 2013

On 9 July 2013 18:19, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at hohndel.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2013-07-09 at 12:02 -0300, Tomaz Canabrava wrote:
>>         ok, i will keep you folks up to date on with the printing
>>         progress.
>>         as a side note (and AFAIK) it seems that Qt does not allow a
>>         custom
>>         tab in the print dialog. so what i'm doing right now is create
>>         a
>>         custom print QDialog with all options that calls another
>>         dialog
>>         (QPrintDialog) with the hardware settings. found the
>>         suggestion at
>>         stackoverflow.com..
>> Well, this is not "Qt" fault per se, it happens because of this:
>> "On Windows and Mac OS X, the native print dialog is used, which means
>> that some QWidget and QDialog properties set on the dialog won't be
>> respected. The native print dialog on Mac OS X does not support
>> setting printer options, i.e. setOptions() and setOption() have no
>> effect."
> Hmm - that sucks. So maybe we need a dialog BEFORE the print dialog is
> called?
> How are other Qt programs deal with this?

i'm following the same direction (a dialog before the native print
dialog), as described here:


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