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Re: Strange PRINTER Coordinates
Craig Markwardt <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>I believe that the PRINTER device must keep track of the printable
>region on the page. It's different for different printers. If you
>look under $IDL_DIR/resource/xprinter/ppds, you can locate lines like
>this in each ppd file:
>*ImageableArea Letter: "18 8 593 784 "
>*ImageableArea Legal: "65 42 547 966 "
>What is unfortunate is that the IDL coordinate system is referenced to
>corner of the printable region rather than the corner of the physical
>page, like most sane page description languages would do.
Does this mean that a PostScript file created with object graphics will print
differently on different printers? That would be very bad.