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Printing

What does it do? You may print all of the graphics that you have on the screen at any time.

How do I use it?

  1. Using the mouse or the keyboard, select the File menu;
  2. Select the Print item.
  3. If you want to use the default printer and do not want to modify its setup in any way, simply click the OK button, or press the 'Enter' key.
  4. If you want to change the setup of the printer, or change the choice of printers, select the Setup button.
  5. A dialog box will appear prompting you for changes. Note in particular that you may use this dialog box to force the page to print in landscape mode.
  6. When you are finished, click OK on all dialog boxes.

Note that the print dialog box allows you to set the number of copies to be printed, as well as several other options.

If you wish to have a look at the appearance of the page to be printed before sending it to the printer, you may use the Print Preview item on the File menu. The scaling on this may be slightly off on some computers.

What are the defaults? The program is designed to scale your printing such that the width of the printed page corresponds to the width of your screen. Thus, regardless of the size of your monitor, your full screen should print on one page. On the other hand, if your DynaSys window does not fill the screen, then you are not viewing the entire width of the page as it will print. DynaSys only allows you to print one page per document, though you may open multiple documents.


Kevin Cooper
Wed Sep 30 15:21:52 PDT 1998