Simple application to print part of an image - suggestions?
cl at isbd.net
Wed Mar 4 18:05:49 UTC 2009
On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 05:18:08PM +0100, Pierre Frenkiel wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Mar 2009, Chris G wrote:
> > I want the section I have selected to print scaled up to fill
> > the A4 sheet.
> as I said, xv is the ideal tool for that: you can specify the
> orientation, the paper size, and exactly the printing size.
> The bad side is that it is not available as a deb package. So
> you need 4 lines instead of one to install it. As I know no
> other program as powerful as this one, it seems worthwhile to
> install it:
> ==> wget http://atrpms.net/dist/f8/xv/xv-3.10a-37.fc8.i386.rpm
> ==> alien xv-3.10a-37.fc8.i386.rpm
> ==> dpkg -i xv_3.10a-38_i386.deb
> ==> wget ftp://ftp.cis.upenn.edu/pub/xv/docs/xvdocs.pdf
I seem to be fated on this quest! I'm running a 64-bit system and,
although there *appears* to be a 64-bit rpm for xv at the above site
it's a broken link.
I am trying to compile from source but since it's *very* non-standard
(no auto confif or anything) that's proving rather difficult.
> After that, it takes 30 seconds to get what you want:
> xv myfile
> right button to get the menu
> click and drag with button 1 to select the rectangle area
> click on crop
> click on print ...
> More info in the pdf document (128 pages...)
> Pierre Frenkiel
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