[oXygen-user] [bug] printing diagrams is broke

Dan Caprioara
Wed Aug 8 05:16:36 CDT 2007

Can you let me know the operating system and the Java VM version (from 
the oXygen About box dialog, the system properties tab)?

Thank you,

Timothy Reaves wrote:
>      Yes, I'd like to have the option to change the diagram components. 
> I'd also like the option to set the page size.  When I select a
> plotter, the print diagram shows paper size, and I select ANSI E
> (34"x44"), the page size is still 8.5x11(this isn't displayed
> anywhere), so it still wants to print 24 pages!
> On Tue, July 31, 2007 03:02, Dan Caprioara wrote:
>> Yes, there is a problem with the printing system. Sorry for the paper
>> waste.. Currently it is computed a rectangle that contains the entire
>> diagram. Because the schema diagram may by unbalanced - one component may
>> be deeply expanded to the right and the rest collapsed - the resulted
>> rectangle contains regions of blank space which get printed. An
>> optimization would be for us to verify if there was something really
>> painted on each page.  For the moment, the best thing is to save the
>> diagram as an image and then print it from another image processing
>> application. Another thing: the printing scale is ok? Would you like an
>> option to change the size of the diagram components?
>> Regards,
>> Dan
>> Timothy Reaves wrote:
>>> I went to print a diagram of a schema I have been working on.  So I
>>> context-clicked and selected print.  The dialog that pops up offers
>>> little real options (margin and orientation), so I just pressed OK and
>>> walked over to the printer.  Where 24 pages of paper were waiting for
>>> me.  So I'm left wondering what moron thought that was a good thing when
>>> designing the print system?  What an incredible waste of paper.  Plus,
>>> like I really have nothing better to do that tape 24 pages (it's a
>>> relatively small schema too) together.
>>> I'm a big fan of oXygen, and have converted several of my co-workers
>>> over to it.  This is really the first time I've had to just scratch my
>>> head in wonder.  For images, the print system should either constrain to
>>> a single page (the default), or ask what to do.
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