Chapter 11. Printing with Flex
Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.
Existing Flash Player bugs add more issues for Flex developers; for example, the Print dialog might not report all features of the available printer, and setting such parameters as tray selection or paper size might not be possible. To put it simply, you may not have complete control over the user’s printer from an application running in Flash Player. You may need to adjust your reports to standard printer settings.
Adobe had a product called FlashPaper that tried to mitigate these limitations by adding ActionScript 2 objects to a special control with complete access to the printer. In 2008, however, Adobe discontinued FlashPaper, apparently promoting printing PDF documents using Acrobat instead.
The process of printing from Flash Player ...
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