High resolution printing

Kevin Loverde kloverde at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 18:29:59 UTC 2014

Is it not possible to just send the Jasper report to the printer, via the
built in printing API that comes with Jasper?

On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 1:12 PM, Kevin Loverde <kloverde at gmail.com> wrote:

> Doesn't Jasperreports have a PDF rendering method? That might be a simpler
> route.
> On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 11:31 AM, Werner Lehmann <
> lehmann at media-interactive.de> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'd like to print a canvas node with native printer resolution. What is
>> the best way to achieve that? I suppose I can't just set the canvas width
>> and height to the printer page size equivalent because at 600 DPI this
>> would mean about 5000x7000px. And as far as I know a canvas this size can
>> be a problem. Aand there are printers with even higher resolutions.
>> Should I print to a 72 DPI canvas instead, e.g. 600x850px? My content is
>> not bigger than this anyway, talking about Jasperreports rendered at 72 DPI
>> to an AWT graphics surface. Still I'd like to make use of higher print
>> resolution to get crisp text and to avoid pixel upscaling.
>> Looks as if it was intended to provide a "printer canvas" but I guess
>> such API is not available.
>> https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/OpenJFX/Printing+for+JavaFX
>> Alternatively I could skip the FX printing API altogether and use AWT
>> "graphics printing". Maybe it is the best option this content.
>> Any recommendations?
>> Rgds
>> Werner

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