On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 12:48 PM, Sascha Silbe <sascha-ml-ui-sugar-i...@silbe.org> wrote: > On Mon, May 04, 2009 at 04:44:33AM -0400, Albert Cahalan wrote: > >> Sending the docs to cups-pdf for conversion and then talking to Moodle >> for teacher review can be done via /usr/bin/lpr, > > But that would sidestep the Journal and prevent review of the actual output > (i.e. what it looks like on paper, not on screen - that can be vastly > different!) before printing.
It wouldn't have to. That could be how all activities put print jobs into the Journal. You are essentially using the Journal as client-side print queue, and Moodle as server-side print queue. You might as well use the normal (highly compatible) way to submit to a print queue. FYI, preview isn't going to be perfect anyway. PDF code can ask the printer for exact dimensions; this info is unavailable to the Read activity. It can be used for landscape/portrait rotation, scaling, or whatever. Some enterprising kid may even concoct a PDF that looks nice in Read, but offensive on paper. Getting your teacher to approve printing goatse is priceless. _______________________________________________ Sugar-devel mailing list Sugarfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/sugar-devel