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Re: cad/qcad only prints to PDF, no other options
On Fri, 5 Jun 2020, John D. Baker wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Jun 2020, Iain Hibbert wrote:
> > > I don't use QCad often so I was surprised today to discover that the
> > > only printing option available is to print to PDF.
> That is, it used to print to the printer just fine, but I think this is
> the first time I used it since the switch to qt5 (or at least tried to
> print anything).
its probably this switch to qt5 I think which has dropped the print
> > I've never tried to print as I only have a printer.
yeah sorry I *don't* have a printer
> > I think you would have to specifically enable PKG_OPTIONS.qt5+=cups don't
> > know if there is any other printing support available in Qt5
> Yes, x11/qt5-qtbase/options.mk has "cups" as a "supported" option, but not
> a "suggested" (i.e. default enabled) option.
> If qt5 has declared CUPS the only way to print, I consider it broken.
It might have such options but not configured in pkgsrc.. Can any other
qt5 applications print?
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