[cairo] postscript bug, text output is truncated (not shapes)
Charles سمير Doutriaux
doutriaux1 at LLNL.gov
Mon Oct 13 12:56:45 PDT 2008
It's all coming back now!
I was doing the rotate thing because of that.
Now I just played again around with that.
And it seems that adding
fixes my issue, Now why the -width/4. I don't really know.. but hey
works for me.
Tested it with 1.8.0 seems to work great!
Thank you al for the help in getting this going! (I'm still curious
about -width/4. though)
On Oct 13, 2008, at 11:52 AM, Ralph Giles wrote:
> On 13-Oct-08, at 11:21 AM, Charles سمير Doutriaux wrote:
>> Ok so i appied the method you suggested, creating a page 792/612
>> no rotation
> This is normal, really. Postscript is less sophisticated about such
> things that experience with modern image formats might lead you to
> expect. It assumes it's talking to a printer.
> If you tell your postscript viewer to use a 792x612 paper size, it
> works fine. Otherwise, viewers tend to assume you want to print on
> A4 or letter, portrait media.
> Are you calling cairo_ps_surface_set_size()?
> cairo_ps_surface_set_eps()? Either of those might help. An EPS file
> can describe its target size which often gives better crop or
> autorotation behaviour.
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