[reportlab-users] Automatically set Page Scaling and Print?

Andy Robinson andy at reportlab.com
Mon Oct 1 11:00:16 EDT 2007

On 01/10/2007, kevin <kevin at booksys.com> wrote:

> Hi all,


> We use reportlab to generate printing labels and barcode lists. At the

> moment we are fervently telling people to turn off "Page Scaling" (to

> None) before printing their documents.


> Is there a way that this could be set up automatically while generating

> the reportlab document? I have seen PDF documents that do this. For

> instance,

> http://www.outback.com/pressroom/pdf/restaurantnews_march2005.pdf shows

> that the Page Scaling can be turned off on the Print dialog.

That's really good news if Adobe has added a feature for this. We'll
look at this file and the PDF specification and try to figure out what
option to add. It's been a pain for everyone who ever tried to do
labels in the last 6 years...




> Any help is greatly appreciated.


> Thanks,


> Kevin at booksys.com



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