• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

Chapter 9. Fonts and Printing > Printing Basics

Printing Basics

All this work with fonts is a prelude to getting the characters from the screen to paper. The journey that a document takes from screen to printed page is convoluted, but the process ensures that the information gets there properly.

When the user clicks the Print button in an application, the application uses Quartz to pass data to the print spooler. A job ticket describing any special printing instructions (such as multiple copies or grayscale only) is sent along with the main print data.


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint