[Newbies] How do I print?
overcomer.man at gmail.com
Mon Aug 24 02:34:18 UTC 2015
Not sure what you mean by trunk. I assumed it was the first download on
squeak.org but it seems a lot harder to extract than Squeak 4.5 was.
Anyway it did not work any better on the menu print.
On Sun, Aug 23, 2015 at 6:40 PM, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> I just committed a fix for this in Squeak trunk. I don't have a Windows
> machine to test it with, but if you are able to update to the latest
> Squeak trunk, please give it a try and let me know it it works for you.
> Note that this is rather old code with platform dependencies, so I really
> cannot say if it is going to work.
> The underlying problem was that the editor hierarchy had been refactored
> for Morphic a few years ago, and this particular feature was overlooked.
> I added the missing implementation.
> On Sun, Aug 23, 2015 at 05:32:27PM -0700, Kirk Fraser wrote:
> > David,
> > Thanks for the tip to create a file and print with external tools. I
> > to write a program to extract PO Boxes from a county voter list to send
> > post cards inviting each voter to sign my petition in a central location
> > one minute intervals to reduce the crowds. One of them will be to term
> > limit the local mayor. So I thought to generate the cards one at a time
> > but your way can work.
> > Kirk
> > On Sun, Aug 23, 2015 at 5:25 PM, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com>
> > > On Sun, Aug 23, 2015 at 08:20:13PM -0400, David T. Lewis wrote:
> > > > On Sun, Aug 23, 2015 at 04:43:12PM -0700, Kirk Fraser wrote:
> > > > > Several different things are polymorphically called print. How do
> > > send
> > > > > text to a peripheral printer? I found the menu item "Send
> contents to
> > > > > printer" and it produced walkback which says
> > > > > "MessageNotUnderstood: SmalltalkEditor>sendContentsToPrinter".
> > > > > setup similarly failed yet after the OS supplied the customary
> > > that
> > > > > the printer was hooked up.
> > > > >
> > > > > This occurred in Squeak 4.5 under Windows 7. What would solve the
> > > problem
> > > > > best? Upgrading Squeak? Getting a different printer? Going back
> > > > > Digitalk Smalltalk/V and a dot matrix ribbon printer where it did
> > > > > years ago?
> > > >
> > > > Hi Kirk,
> > > >
> > > > That MessageNotUnderstood is a bug for sure. I'm surprised nobody
> > > > the MNU until now; I suspect that it has been broken for quite a
> > > >
> > > > I'm afraid that this is negected functionality. As a workaround,
> > > are
> > > > various ways to export to files which can then be printed. The
> > > of
> > > > a workspace can be exported to a text file, and any morph can
> exported in
> > > > various ways (included postscript) by means of the tools button in
> > > > halo menus (yellow click on any morph).
> > > >
> > >
> > > Sorry, I guess that would be the blue button (not yellow) that brings
> > > the morph halos.
> > >
> > > Dave
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