[NTG-context] Help test a LMTX bug fix: tweaks in PDF generation

Henning Hraban Ramm texml at fiee.net
Sun Oct 9 19:20:18 CEST 2022


Am 09.10.22 um 17:33 schrieb Leah Neukirchen via ntg-context:
> Hi,
> 
> last week we had a long thread about non-printing PDF on this list and
> together with Hans I tracked down the issue and we found a fix.
> Since it changes some details of how PDFs are generated by LMTX, we'd
> like to test this change first on a wide range of software and
> printers.
> 
> So please: Try to preview and then try to print the attached PDF;
> and report back if either preview or printout does not look like
> the attached reference PNG image (i.e. something is missing,
> the fonts look different, or have wrong relative size.)
> 
> If you use other PDF tools in your workflow, please also check they
> continue to work as before (and just as well as with MKIV-generated PDFs).

Hi Leah, thank you!

I viewed and printed the PDF with pdf.js in Thunderbird, Apple Preview 
and Adobe Acrobat Pro 9 to my Kyocera FS-C5100DN color laserprinter via 
KPDL (PS-compatible) driver.
I don’t see any font problems, but neither text nor the bar are 100% 
black – is this intentional? Doesn’t look like RGB black, there are no 
other colors involved except in the printout from pdf.js.

pdf.js seems to print as image and blurs the outlines. (I never tried to 
print from pdf.js before, is this normal?)

Hraban


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