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Re: Printing - please test [was Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] 0.6 Release]

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          Alex Bligh <alex@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> * When not printing as bitmap, graduated fills have too few steps
>    when displayed on screen and possibly on the printer.
>    I have narrowed this down to a postscript problem in our own code.
>    Essentially we do not check for the halftone screen size in a
>    sensible way, and we do not assume a halftone screen size equal to
>    a device pixel on contone devices (we use the halftone screensize
>    Ghostscript returns as a default - the GS devs say their behaviour
>    is right and who am I to argue). This makes PS fills look terrible
>    on screen, but they'll be OK when printed out. Volunteers to fix
>    the PS routine (or better to fix grad fills so they use L2 PS
>    grad fill primatives) very welcome.

Smooth shadings are only from PostScript 3 onwards.

John Tytgat, in his comfy chair at home                                 BASS
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