Test page: Change to print margin rulers

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Tue Apr 26 10:03:27 PDT 2005

David Forrest wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to suggest that the test page print a couple tails or rulers
> that go off the printable area, like TeX's test page, so that with
> the test page we can actually test the printable margins and perhaps
> change them.
> Tex's test page tries for a 1' margin and prints a inch/mm ruler
> trailing off of each margin into the unprintable area, so you can
> read directly the  uncenteredness and the actual printable area.

There are several RFEs for improving the test page; one of them
includes adding a ruler, although at this point I'm not sure how
we will implement it (we can get the imageable area but not the
actual page size in a portable way...)

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Document Software          http://www.easysw.com

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