[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] PostScript generation

Phil Race Phil.Race at Sun.COM
Wed Jan 23 18:47:10 UTC 2008

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Jennifer Godinez wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> You mentioned you are using JasperReports.  Do you use jasperreports 
> API?  Can you send a code snippet?
> jennifer
> Michael Pozhidaev wrote:
>> Hello, everybody!
>> It is my first post to this list. Sorry, if I have chosen the list 
>> incorrectly.
>> I don't want to be disturbing. Please, point me to the another one, if 
>> there is the better place to discuss this problem.
>> The problem, I can not solve, is in postscript generator in Java.
>> I am using java (both 1.4.2 and 1.6) in Russian GNU/Linux distribution 
>> - AltLinux.
>> On my machine CUPS 1.2.10 is installed and I have HP LaserJet 1000 
>> connected and configured.
>> My Java prints, generated with jasperreports, are placed incorrectly 
>> on the page, moved up on 2-3cm and exceed  the page border.
>> When I ask Java to save ps output to the file, this file can be viewed 
>> with gs or evince. Direct call of gs with command line produces 
>> correct image,
>> but in evince there is the same problem as in printing.
>> All other applications on my machine make their prints perfectly 
>> without any problems. My friend tried to make prints in the same 
>> system, but with another HP laser printer, and he got a completely 
>> wrong page, just with two letters "IB" on it.
>> I think, is CUPS providing to Java any information about the installed 
>> printer (anything like PPPD file)?
>> Maybe this information is wrong for my printer or Java is not able to 
>> process it correctly?
>> I can sent to anybody the ps files I have received with Java and which 
>> can not be printed correctly.
>> Please, help me to solve this problem.! Thanks! :)

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