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bug#2374: 23.0.60; Printing doesn't use face


From: Vinicius Jose Latorre
Subject: bug#2374: 23.0.60; Printing doesn't use face
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2009 20:13:11 -0300
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8.1.21) Gecko/20090402 SeaMonkey/1.1.16

Hi David,


Sorry for the very long delay, I'm very short in time these days.

Well, printing package uses ps-print package to generate a PostScript file to be printed.

And ps-print does not deal with all face attributes. At present moment only the following face attributes are used by ps-print: bold, italic, underline, background color and foreground color.

The variable ps-font-family specifies the font used by all ordinary text to be generated. The default is 'Courier.

When ps-print was created (1993), there weren't face attributes like font family, width and height.

So, I don't think this is a bug, but a missing feature.


Vinicius


Chong Yidong wrote:
Hi Vinicius,

Would you mind taking a look at this bug report?  Thanks.


David Abrahams <address@hidden> wrote:

Even though I've set pr-faces-p to t, printing a buffer where I've set
the face to info-title-1 still seems to send courier to the printer.
The face looks nice and big and sans-serify on my screen.

In GNU Emacs 23.0.60.2 (i686-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.14.4)
 of 2009-01-05 on mcbain
Windowing system distributor `The X.Org Foundation', version
 11.0.10502000
configured using `configure  '--with-x-toolkit=gtk'
 '--prefix=/usr/local''






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