[Idle-dev] printing in IDLE
Kurt B. Kaiser
kbk at shore.net
Fri Apr 9 18:05:57 EDT 2004
<tpc at csua.berkeley.edu> writes:
> hi Kurt, granted Ctrl-p is mapped to print in Windows Notepad and Word,
> but at least in Windows you get a Print dialog box that pops up and,
> depending on a click or keystroke, sends a job to the print spool or not.
That's a good point.
> On Debian as soon as I hit Ctrl-p a job is sent to the print spool. For
> me this is undesirable. Additionally printing IDLE on Debian seems to
> truncate output on the left hand side, which is why I wanted to disable
Ah, right, I keep forgetting you're using Debian with Windows keybindings.
Well, use the Unix keybindings :-)
Seriously, maybe you can find an option to lpr, which is what IDLE is
using on Unix. Simply change the following line in config-main.def:
print-command-posix=lpr -i 20 %s
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