Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin

2007-07-24 Thread Sven Neumann
Hi, On Mon, 2007-07-23 at 18:34 -0600, D. Stimits wrote: So I pose this question...if print via PDF is to be considered, why remove the existing PS system, which is pretty much the best quality PostScript among all of the apps (commercial and free)? We are not removing anything. So far

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin

2007-07-24 Thread Stefan Roellin
Hi, On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 07:35:17PM +0200, Sven Neumann wrote: If yes, a solution could be to not distinguish between a Postscript and a PDF target (i.e. to embed only opaque images into a PDF despite the fact that PDF can handle images with alpha values). Would this approach have

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin

2007-07-24 Thread Sven Neumann
Hi, On Tue, 2007-07-24 at 16:47 +0200, Stefan Roellin wrote: I think the current implementation of the print plugin is fine, i.e. generate the PDF with opaque images. If someone needs to have a PDF with images with alpha values, it would be possible to write a 'save-as-pdf plugin' similar to

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin

2007-07-24 Thread Stefan Roellin
Hi, On Tue, Jul 24, 2007 at 07:29:20PM +0200, Sven Neumann wrote: I think the current implementation of the print plugin is fine, i.e. generate the PDF with opaque images. If someone needs to have a PDF with images with alpha values, it would be possible to write a 'save-as-pdf plugin'

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin

2007-07-24 Thread Alexandre Prokoudine
On 7/25/07, Stefan Roellin wrote: Yes, this would of course also be possible and not too different from a GtkPrint approach. GtkPrint offers dialogs to choose the PageSize etc, which Cairo does not. Export to PDF has often been requested. It would be particularly interesting if it could

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin

2007-07-24 Thread Simon Budig
Alexandre Prokoudine ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: - Will it be possible since GIMP doesn't use Cairo yet? It does implicitely, since it already depends on a GTK+ version that depends on cairo. Bye, Simon -- [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://simon.budig.de/

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin

2007-07-23 Thread Sven Neumann
Hi, On Sun, 2007-07-22 at 14:43 -0600, D. Stimits wrote: For me, it is a serious problem. I work in the print industry, typically creating PostScript drivers. The PS output is quite good quality, and every conversion generally suffers serious quality issues. Gimp is one of the best tools

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin

2007-07-23 Thread Sven Neumann
Hi, On Sun, 2007-07-22 at 14:10 +0200, Stefan Roellin wrote: The current implementation/patch now has a disadvantage: if you print to a postscript target, the image has to be exported TWICE: once for the 'print preview widget' (with alpha) and once for the postscript target (without alpha).

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin

2007-07-23 Thread D. Stimits
Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, On Sun, 2007-07-22 at 14:10 +0200, Stefan Roellin wrote: The current implementation/patch now has a disadvantage: if you print to a postscript target, the image has to be exported TWICE: once for the 'print preview widget' (with alpha) and once for the postscript

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin

2007-07-23 Thread D. Stimits
Sven Neumann wrote: Hi, On Sun, 2007-07-22 at 14:43 -0600, D. Stimits wrote: For me, it is a serious problem. I work in the print industry, typically creating PostScript drivers. The PS output is quite good quality, and every conversion generally suffers serious quality issues. Gimp is

[Gimp-developer] Print plugin

2007-07-22 Thread Stefan Roellin
Hi, I have submitted a patch which (slightly) improves the quality of the print plugin (see Bug #387604). The problem basically was that Postscript can't cope with transparency. In contrast, PDF is able to do so. The current implementation/patch now has a disadvantage: if you print to a

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin

2007-07-22 Thread D. Stimits
Stefan Roellin wrote: Hi, I have submitted a patch which (slightly) improves the quality of the print plugin (see Bug #387604). The problem basically was that Postscript can't cope with transparency. In contrast, PDF is able to do so. The current implementation/patch now has a disadvantage: if

[Gimp-developer] Print plugin for 2.0

2004-03-12 Thread Robert L Krawitz
Does 2.0 have any functioning print plugin? If not, what changes need to be made to the current 4.2-based plugin? -- Robert Krawitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tall Clubs International -- http://www.tall.org/ or 1-888-IM-TALL-2 Member of the League for

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin for 2.0

2004-03-12 Thread Dave Neary
Hi, Robert L Krawitz wrote: Does 2.0 have any functioning print plugin? If not, what changes need to be made to the current 4.2-based plugin? As far as I know, if you have gimp-print 4.2.x installed, it will be used for the gimp-print plug-in. The plug-in has been updated to the 2.0 API. It

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin for 2.0

2004-03-12 Thread Robert L Krawitz
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 13:49:13 +0100 From: Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED] Robert L Krawitz wrote: Does 2.0 have any functioning print plugin? If not, what changes need to be made to the current 4.2-based plugin? As far as I know, if you have gimp-print 4.2.x installed, it

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin for 2.0

2004-03-12 Thread Sven Neumann
Hi, Robert L Krawitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Does 2.0 have any functioning print plugin? If not, what changes need to be made to the current 4.2-based plugin? It has a functional print plug-in based on gimp-print 4.2. For GIMP-2.2, we'd like to provide a print plug-in based on a newer

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin for 2.0

2004-03-12 Thread Dave Neary
Hi, Robert L Krawitz wrote: I'm the Gimp-Print project lead, that's why I asked the question :-) I know :) Sorry to hear the 5.0 release is still a bit away. In the 5.0 tree, the plugin has been split into two pieces, a UI library (libgimpprintui) and the GIMP plugin proper (which is tiny, and

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin for 2.0

2004-03-12 Thread Sven Neumann
Hi, Robert L Krawitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: In the 5.0 tree, the plugin has been split into two pieces, a UI library (libgimpprintui) and the GIMP plugin proper (which is tiny, and contains all of the GIMP-specific code). We should work out the appropriate ownership of of these two

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin for 2.0

2004-03-12 Thread Robert L Krawitz
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 14:25:23 +0100 From: Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED] Hi, Robert L Krawitz wrote: I'm the Gimp-Print project lead, that's why I asked the question :-) I know :) Sorry to hear the 5.0 release is still a bit away. In the 5.0 tree, the plugin has been

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin for 2.0

2004-03-12 Thread Robert L Krawitz
From: Sven Neumann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 12 Mar 2004 14:19:13 +0100 Robert L Krawitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: In the 5.0 tree, the plugin has been split into two pieces, a UI library (libgimpprintui) and the GIMP plugin proper (which is tiny, and contains all of the

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin for 2.0

2004-03-12 Thread Robert L Krawitz
From: Sven Neumann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 12 Mar 2004 14:04:47 +0100 Robert L Krawitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Does 2.0 have any functioning print plugin? If not, what changes need to be made to the current 4.2-based plugin? It has a functional print plug-in based on

Re: [Gimp-print-devel] Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin for 2.0

2004-03-12 Thread Sven Neumann
Hi, Robert L Krawitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: libgimpprint is a GTK+ (1.2 right now) UI, without any linkage to libgimp. It will have to be ported to the GTK+-2.x API if you want it to be useful. Are there any plans to do that? Sven ___

Re: [Gimp-print-devel] Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin for 2.0

2004-03-12 Thread Robert L Krawitz
From: Sven Neumann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 13 Mar 2004 03:45:21 +0100 Robert L Krawitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: libgimpprint is a GTK+ (1.2 right now) UI, without any linkage to libgimp. It will have to be ported to the GTK+-2.x API if you want it to be useful. Are there

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin

2001-05-20 Thread Sven Neumann
Hi, Robert L Krawitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I expect that we're going to go alpha with 4.2 in the relatively near future, and then release some time this summer. What should we do about syncing up? What are you suggesting? I think we are willing to include a new version with stable

Re: [Gimp-developer] Print plugin

2001-05-20 Thread Robert L Krawitz
From: Sven Neumann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: 20 May 2001 13:47:36 +0200 Robert L Krawitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I expect that we're going to go alpha with 4.2 in the relatively near future, and then release some time this summer. What should we do about syncing up?

[Gimp-developer] Print plugin

2001-05-19 Thread Robert L Krawitz
I expect that we're going to go alpha with 4.2 in the relatively near future, and then release some time this summer. What should we do about syncing up? -- Robert Krawitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.tiac.net/users/rlk/ Tall Clubs International -- http://www.tall.org/ or