I vote for positioning by dots in the current resolution.
I vote for the origin to be in the upper left corner.
I vote for adding the media size dimensions to the predefined variables.
At 2/28/2003 09:29 AM, Norbert Schade wrote:
>We have two predefined variables so far: DRV_HorPos and DRV_VertPos.
>To further clarify the expected behavior, we have to specify details about
>the resolution the driver is supposed to feed these variables in.
>We basically have two choices: virtual units or current resolution. Both
>have some plus and minus. I put that on vote. Default is current
>resolution set by raster resolution.
>Another item to be resolved is the specification of the origin and
>therefore reference point for the positioning.
>Two choices again: upper left (e.g. like Windows) or lower left (like
>PostScript). I put that on vote too. Default is upper left.
>Whatever the decision is I think some people will need two more predefined
>variables: DRV_PageWidth and DRV_PageLength. The driver will have to
>provide these in the same units as DRV_HorPos/DRV_VertPos.
>I will add them to DRV_keys.txt. Please indicate agreement.
>I will close the vote on March, 7th (next Friday).
>Please vote and comment. Any other requirements in this area?
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