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    Printer left margin

    I have code that prints.
    PrintDlg.
    StartDoc
    StartPage
    TextOut
    EndPage
    EndDoc

    I am trying to calculate left margin from (inchis * 100) to pixels.
    So the left input for TextOut will be correct.
    How do I do this?

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    Re: Printer left margin

    And how does your code look like?
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    Re: Printer left margin

    Does this help?

    360,1020 is the bottom middle of the page in pixels.
    850,-1100 from other peoples code.
    Is what I think is the page size in inchis * 100?

    PRINTDLG pdlg;
    PRINTDLG* ppd = NULL;
    DOCINFO di;
    DOCINFO* pdi = NULL;

    DWORD dw1 = 0;
    DWORD dw2 = 0;
    DWORD dwLines = 0;
    DWORD dwTm = 0;
    DWORD dw1 = 0;
    DWORD dw2 = 0;
    UINT uiTm = 0;
    int xPPI = 0;
    int yPPI = 0;
    long xExt = 0;
    long yExt = 0;
    WORD wo1 = 0;
    WORD wo2 = 0;
    char* pch1 = NULL;
    char* pch2 = NULL;
    char chP[180];
    ppd = (PRINTDLG*)&pdlg;
    pdi = (DOCINFO*)&di;
    pch1 = s_pchBuf1;
    pch2 = (char*)&chP;

    // hdp = HDC of printer
    // s_hwEdi = HWND of Edit Control
    // s_woMarL = Left Margin (inchis*100)
    // s_woLPX = GetDeviceCaps(HDC of Edit Control,LOGPIXELSX);
    // s_pchBuf1 = new char[97000]
    // s_pchExeName = Path of this .exe file

    uiTm = ::GetWindowTextA(s_hwEdit,s_pchBuf1,96968);
    if ((uiTm == 0) || (*s_pchBuf1 == 0))
    return 0;
    dwLines = (DWORD)::SendMessageA(s_hwEdit,EM_GETLINECOUNT,0,0L);
    dw2 = ((s_woMarL*s_woLPX)/100);

    pdi->cbSize = 20;
    pdi->lpszDocName = PathFindFileName(s_pchExeName);
    pdi->fwType = 0;
    pdi->lpszDatatype = NULL;
    pdi->lpszOutput = NULL;
    xPPI = GetDeviceCaps(hdP,LOGPIXELSX);
    yPPI = GetDeviceCaps(hdP,LOGPIXELSY);
    xExt = ((850*xPPI)/100);
    yExt = ((1100*yPPI)/100);
    xPPI = 0;
    yPPI = 0;
    yPPI = (ppd->nFromPage*51);
    StartDoc(hdP,pdi);
    for (xPPI = ppd->nFromPage; xPPI < ppd->nToPage; xPPI++)
    {
    SetMapMode(hdP,MM_ANISOTROPIC);
    SetWindowExt(hdP,850,-1100,NULL);
    SetViewportExt(hdP,xExt,-yExt,NULL);
    StartPage(hdP);
    for (wo2 = 0; wo2 < 51; wo2++)
    {
    if (dwLines < (DWORD)yPPI)
    break;
    dwTm = (DWORD)::SendMessageA(s_hwEdit,EM_LINEINDEX,yPPI,0L);
    if (dwTm < uiTm)
    {
    *pch2 = (BYTE)180;
    ::SendMessageA(s_hwEdit,EM_GETLINE,yPPI,(LPARAM)pch2);
    wo1 = (BYTE)*pch2;
    if (wo1 == 180)
    *pch2 = 0;
    dw1 = lstrlenA(pch2);
    TextOut(hdP,(dw2+4),(wo2*20),pch2,dw1);
    }
    yPPI++;
    }
    wsprintfA(pch2,TEXT("PAGE %u"),(xPPI+1);
    dwTm = lstrlen(pch2);
    TextOut(hdP,360,1020,pch2,dwTm);
    EndPage(hdP);
    }
    EndDoc(hdP);
    DeleteDC(hdP);
    return 0;
    Last edited by ROCKYCAT; June 29th, 2013 at 11:41 AM.

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    Re: Printer left margin

    ohhh, please, edit your post adding Code tags around code snippet!
    Otherwise it is verz hard to read/understand what you wrote...
    Victor Nijegorodov

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    Re: Printer left margin

    U can use BeginPrint and in that GetDeviceCaps .. U can set page layout in that

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    Re: Printer left margin

    Quote Originally Posted by ROCKYCAT View Post
    Code:
    s_woLPX = GD_GetDeviceCaps(hdcedit,LOGPIXELSX);
    HDC of EDIT CONTROL.
    
    DWORD PrintJBTDoc()
    {
    	HDC       hdP = NULL;
    	PDA*      ppd = NULL;
    	DOCINFOA  diIn;
    	DOCINFOA* pdi = NULL;
    	HFONT     hfOld = NULL;
    	DWORD     dwLines = 0;
    	DWORD     dwTm = 0;
    	DWORD     dw1 = 0;
    	DWORD     dw2 = 0;
    	UINT      uiTm = 0;
    	int       xPPI = 0;
    	int       yPPI = 0;
    	long      xExt = 0;
    	long      yExt = 0;
    	WORD      wo1 = 0;
    	WORD      wo2 = 0;
    	char*     pch1 = NULL;
    	char*     pch2 = NULL;
    	pdi = (DOCINFO*)&diIn;
    	ClearMem4(s_pchBuf1,MEM_BUF1);
    	uiTm = ::GetWindowTextA(s_hwEdi,s_pchBuf1,(MEM_BUF1-32));
    	if ((uiTm == 0) || (*s_pchBuf1 == 0))
    		return 0;
    	pch1 = s_pchBuf1;
    	pch2 = s_pchBuf2;
    	dwLines = SND_NoPar(s_hwEdi,EM_GETLINECOUNT);
    	if (dwLines == 0)
    		return 307;
    	...
    	for (xPPI = ppd->nFromPage; xPPI < ppd->nToPage; xPPI++)
    	{
    		GD_SetMapMode(hdP,MM_ANISOTROPIC);
    		GD_SetWindowExt(hdP,850,-1100,NULL);
    		GD_SetViewportExt(hdP,xExt,-yExt,NULL);
    		GD_StartPage(hdP);
    		for (wo2 = 0; wo2 < 51; wo2++)
    		{
    			if (dwLines < (DWORD)yPPI)
    				break;
    			ClearMem4(pch2,MEM_BUF2);
    			dwTm = (DWORD)::SendMessageA(s_hwEdi,EM_LINEINDEX,yPPI,0L);
    			if (dwTm < uiTm)
    			{
    				*pch2 = (BYTE)180;
    				::SendMessageA(s_hwEdi,EM_GETLINE,yPPI,(LPARAM)pch2);
    				wo1 = (BYTE)*pch2;
    				if (wo1 == 180)
    					*pch2 = 0;
    				dw1 = lstrlenA(pch2);
    				xTextOut4(hdP,(dw2+4),(wo2*20),pch2,dw1);
    			}
    			yPPI++;
    		}
    		ClearMem4(pch2,MEM_BUF2);
    		NumToDecStr4(pch2,(xPPI+1),2);
    		xTextOut4(hdP,360,1020,IDS_PAGE,4);
    		xTextOut4(hdP,430,1020,pch2,2);
    		GD_EndPage(hdP);
    	}
    	GD_EndDoc(hdP);
    	GD_SelectObject(hdP,(HFONT)hfOld);
    	GD_DeleteDC(hdP);
    	return 0;
    }
    What are all these GD_...() functions?
    What is ClearMem4()? Other ...4() functions?
    What are these magic numbers: 360,1020, 850, ...?
    Victor Nijegorodov

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    Re: Printer left margin

    Does this help?

    360,1020 is the bottom middle of the page in pixels.
    850,-1100 from other peoples code.
    Is what I think is the page size in inchis * 100?

    PRINTDLG pdlg;
    PRINTDLG* ppd = NULL;
    DOCINFO di;
    DOCINFO* pdi = NULL;

    DWORD dw1 = 0;
    DWORD dw2 = 0;
    DWORD dwLines = 0;
    DWORD dwTm = 0;
    DWORD dw1 = 0;
    DWORD dw2 = 0;
    UINT uiTm = 0;
    int xPPI = 0;
    int yPPI = 0;
    long xExt = 0;
    long yExt = 0;
    WORD wo1 = 0;
    WORD wo2 = 0;
    char* pch1 = NULL;
    char* pch2 = NULL;
    char chP[180];
    ppd = (PRINTDLG*)&pdlg;
    pdi = (DOCINFO*)&di;
    pch1 = s_pchBuf1;
    pch2 = (char*)&chP;

    // hdp = HDC of printer
    // s_hwEdi = HWND of Edit Control
    // s_woMarL = Left Margin (inchis*100)
    // s_woLPX = GetDeviceCaps(HDC of Edit Control,LOGPIXELSX);
    // s_pchBuf1 = new char[97000]
    // s_pchExeName = Path of this .exe file

    uiTm = ::GetWindowTextA(s_hwEdit,s_pchBuf1,96968);
    if ((uiTm == 0) || (*s_pchBuf1 == 0))
    return 0;
    dwLines = (DWORD)::SendMessageA(s_hwEdit,EM_GETLINECOUNT,0,0L);
    dw2 = ((s_woMarL*s_woLPX)/100);

    pdi->cbSize = 20;
    pdi->lpszDocName = PathFindFileName(s_pchExeName);
    pdi->fwType = 0;
    pdi->lpszDatatype = NULL;
    pdi->lpszOutput = NULL;
    xPPI = GetDeviceCaps(hdP,LOGPIXELSX);
    yPPI = GetDeviceCaps(hdP,LOGPIXELSY);
    xExt = ((850*xPPI)/100);
    yExt = ((1100*yPPI)/100);
    xPPI = 0;
    yPPI = 0;
    yPPI = (ppd->nFromPage*51);
    StartDoc(hdP,pdi);
    for (xPPI = ppd->nFromPage; xPPI < ppd->nToPage; xPPI++)
    {
    SetMapMode(hdP,MM_ANISOTROPIC);
    SetWindowExt(hdP,850,-1100,NULL);
    SetViewportExt(hdP,xExt,-yExt,NULL);
    StartPage(hdP);
    for (wo2 = 0; wo2 < 51; wo2++)
    {
    if (dwLines < (DWORD)yPPI)
    break;
    dwTm = (DWORD)::SendMessageA(s_hwEdit,EM_LINEINDEX,yPPI,0L);
    if (dwTm < uiTm)
    {
    *pch2 = (BYTE)180;
    ::SendMessageA(s_hwEdit,EM_GETLINE,yPPI,(LPARAM)pch2);
    wo1 = (BYTE)*pch2;
    if (wo1 == 180)
    *pch2 = 0;
    dw1 = lstrlenA(pch2);
    TextOut(hdP,(dw2+4),(wo2*20),pch2,dw1);
    }
    yPPI++;
    }
    wsprintfA(pch2,TEXT("PAGE %u"),(xPPI+1);
    dwTm = lstrlen(pch2);
    TextOut(hdP,360,1020,pch2,dwTm);
    EndPage(hdP);
    }
    EndDoc(hdP);
    DeleteDC(hdP);
    return 0;

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    Re: Printer left margin

    Please, when you post code use code tags as asked by Victor in post #4. Go Advanced, select code then click '#'.
    All advice is offered in good faith only. You are ultimately responsible for the effects of your programs and the integrity of the machines they run on. This post is public domain as specified at https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/

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    Re: Printer left margin

    Does this help?

    360,1020 is the bottom middle of the page in pixels.
    850,-1100 from other peoples code.
    Is what I think is the page size in inchis * 100?

    Code:
    PRINTDLG  pdlg;
    PRINTDLG* ppd = NULL;
    DOCINFO   di;
    DOCINFO*  pdi = NULL;
    
    DWORD     dw1 = 0;
    DWORD     dw2 = 0;
    DWORD     dwLines = 0;
    DWORD     dwTm = 0;
    DWORD     dw1 = 0;
    DWORD     dw2 = 0;
    UINT      uiTm = 0;
    int       xPPI = 0;
    int       yPPI = 0;
    long      xExt = 0;
    long      yExt = 0;
    WORD      wo1 = 0;
    WORD      wo2 = 0;
    char*     pch1 = NULL;
    char*     pch2 = NULL;
    char	  chP[180];
    ppd = (PRINTDLG*)&pdlg;
    pdi = (DOCINFO*)&di;
    pch1 = s_pchBuf1;
    pch2 = (char*)&chP;
    
    // hdp = HDC of printer
    // s_hwEdi = HWND of Edit Control
    // s_woMarL = Left Margin (inchis*100)
    // s_woLPX = GetDeviceCaps(HDC of Edit Control,LOGPIXELSX);
    // s_pchBuf1 = new char[97000]
    // s_pchExeName = Path of this .exe file
    
    uiTm = ::GetWindowTextA(s_hwEdit,s_pchBuf1,96968);
    if ((uiTm == 0) || (*s_pchBuf1 == 0))
    	return 0;
    dwLines = (DWORD)::SendMessageA(s_hwEdit,EM_GETLINECOUNT,0,0L);
    dw2 = ((s_woMarL*s_woLPX)/100);
    
    pdi->cbSize = 20;
    pdi->lpszDocName = PathFindFileName(s_pchExeName);
    pdi->fwType = 0;
    pdi->lpszDatatype = NULL;
    pdi->lpszOutput = NULL;
    xPPI = GetDeviceCaps(hdP,LOGPIXELSX);
    yPPI = GetDeviceCaps(hdP,LOGPIXELSY);
    xExt = ((850*xPPI)/100);
    yExt = ((1100*yPPI)/100);
    xPPI = 0;
    yPPI = 0;
    yPPI = (ppd->nFromPage*51);
    StartDoc(hdP,pdi);
    for (xPPI = ppd->nFromPage; xPPI < ppd->nToPage; xPPI++)
    {
    	SetMapMode(hdP,MM_ANISOTROPIC);
    	SetWindowExt(hdP,850,-1100,NULL);
    	SetViewportExt(hdP,xExt,-yExt,NULL);
    	StartPage(hdP);
    	for (wo2 = 0; wo2 < 51; wo2++)
    	{
    		if (dwLines < (DWORD)yPPI)
    			break;
    		dwTm = (DWORD)::SendMessageA(s_hwEdit,EM_LINEINDEX,yPPI,0L);
    		if (dwTm < uiTm)
    		{
    			*pch2 = (BYTE)180;
    			::SendMessageA(s_hwEdit,EM_GETLINE,yPPI,(LPARAM)pch2);
    			wo1 = (BYTE)*pch2;
    			if (wo1 == 180)
    				*pch2 = 0;
    			dw1 = lstrlenA(pch2);
    			TextOut(hdP,(dw2+4),(wo2*20),pch2,dw1);
    		}
    		yPPI++;
    	}
    	wsprintfA(pch2,TEXT("PAGE  %u"),(xPPI+1);
    	dwTm = lstrlen(pch2);
    	TextOut(hdP,360,1020,pch2,dwTm);
    	EndPage(hdP);
    }
    EndDoc(hdP);
    DeleteDC(hdP);
    return 0;

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