From: Dom Lachowicz (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Aug 17 2002 - 10:57:45 EDT
> Dom, do you know if Chema has font embedding &
> subsetting already working?
AFAIK, the old GnomePrint used with Gnome 1.4 had this capability. I'm
not sure about the status of his XFT work, including embedding and
> Btw, I've not yet tested your graphics class, but does
> it means that abi will be able to convert from a .doc
> file to a jpeg image from the command line?
I would really like to be able to do this. There are several problems
with this right now, though:
1) No way to know exactly what plugins are loaded
2) No way for a plugin to add arguments to the command line
3) No way to execute a specific plugin from the command line *and* pass
that plugin specific arguments
4) Plugins get loaded after the command line is parsed
Right now it is accessible from "File->Print to Image". It prints an
image per page of the document. For example, if your document is titled
"Hello World.txt" the first page will be "Hello World.txt_1.png". With
a little bit of work, we'll be able to pop up a dialog box and be
smarter about things (choose file names, choose output format, ...).
I also forgot that I didn't see a way to pass a unicode string to IM's
Drawable class, or even a string with an associated encoding (eg
ISO-8859-2 or UTF-8) which would be an acceptable work-around. I'll see
what I can do about this.
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