Re: Java printing Margins

From:
Knute Johnson <eternal@knutejohnson.com>
Newsgroups:
comp.lang.java.programmer
Date:
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 20:25:38 -0700
Message-ID:
<lmonvd$jj6$1@dont-email.me>
On 6/3/2014 11:04, Roedy Green wrote:

On Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:15:05 -0700, Knute Johnson
<eternal@knutejohnson.com> wrote, quoted or indirectly quoted someone
who said :

See PageFormat.setPaper(), Paper.setImageableArea() and Paper.setSize().


That lets me handle setting margins a bit more elegantly, and tells me
where the 1" margins came from, but it does not let me query now
narrow the margins of any given printer can be.

Another related question. When you print landscape, are you supposed
to just pretend you are printing on an 11 x 8.5 paper, or are you
supposed two print on an 8.5 x 11 paper and rotate the image yourself?


I think you should set the PageFormat to landscape. Please see the
following code that I wrote to print images.

//
//
// ImagePrinter
//
//
// Version Date Modification
//
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
// 00.10 20 Jun 08 Incept
// 00.11 23 Jun 08 add image file path to frame
// 00.12 11 Jul 08 correct minor bug with page format
// 00.20 22 Aug 08 add file filter to filechooser
// 00.30 11 Dec 09 add code to persist page format
// 00.31 22 Feb 10 change Image menu name to View and move Load
Image
// to File menu
// 00.32 01 Apr 10 remove the orientation parameter from the page
// format persistence
// 00.34 09 Mar 12 modify to put data file in user.home
// 00.40 03 Dec 13 center frame in screen
//
//

package com.knutejohnson.tools.imageprinter;

import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;
import java.awt.image.*;
import java.awt.print.*;
import java.io.*;
import javax.imageio.*;
import javax.swing.*;

public class ImagePrinter extends JFrame implements ActionListener,
Printable {
     static final String VERSION = "00.40";
     static final String DATE = "3 Decemter 2013";
     static final String HOME =
System.getProperties().getProperty("user.home");
     static final String DATA_FILE = ".imageprinter";

     private final File dataFile;
     private final JFileChooser fc;
     private final PrinterJob pj;

     // the following are thread constrained
     private PageFormat pf;
     private BufferedImage bi;
     private boolean centered;
     private boolean scaled;
     private String fileName = "";

     public ImagePrinter() {
         super("ImagePrinter");

         setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.DISPOSE_ON_CLOSE);

         addWindowListener(new WindowAdapter() {
             public void windowClosed(WindowEvent we) {
                 saveData(pf);
             }
         });

         dataFile = new File(HOME,DATA_FILE);

         pj = PrinterJob.getPrinterJob();
         pf = pj.defaultPage();
         pj.setPrintable(this);
         fc = new JFileChooser("/");
         fc.addChoosableFileFilter(new ImageFileFilter());

         loadData(pf);

         JMenuBar mb = new JMenuBar();
         setJMenuBar(mb);

         JMenu file = new JMenu("File");
         JMenu view = new JMenu("View");
         JMenu help = new JMenu("Help");

         mb.add(file);
         mb.add(view);
         mb.add(help);

         JMenuItem pageFormat = new JMenuItem("Page Format");
         JMenuItem print = new JMenuItem("Print");
         JMenuItem quit = new JMenuItem("Quit");
         JMenuItem selectImage = new JMenuItem("Load Image");
         JCheckBoxMenuItem center = new JCheckBoxMenuItem("Center");
         JCheckBoxMenuItem scale = new JCheckBoxMenuItem("Scale To Fit");
         JMenuItem about = new JMenuItem("About");

         pageFormat.addActionListener(this);
         print.addActionListener(this);
         quit.addActionListener(this);
         selectImage.addActionListener(this);
         center.addActionListener(this);
         scale.addActionListener(this);
         about.addActionListener(this);

         file.add(selectImage);
         file.add(pageFormat);
         file.add(print);
         file.add(new JSeparator());
         file.add(quit);
         view.add(center);
         view.add(scale);
         help.add(about);

         add(new ImagePanel(),BorderLayout.CENTER);

         pack();
         setLocationRelativeTo(null);
         setVisible(true);
     }

     public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent ae) {
         String ac = ae.getActionCommand();
         if (ac.equals("Page Format")) {
             pf = pj.pageDialog(pf);
             repaint();
         } else if (ac.equals("Print")) {
             if (pj.printDialog())
                 try {
                     if (bi == null)
                         throw new PrinterException("No Image Loaded");
                     pj.print();
                 } catch (PrinterException pe) {
                     JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(ImagePrinter.this,pe,
                      "Printing Error",JOptionPane.ERROR_MESSAGE);
                 }
         } else if (ac.equals("Quit")) {
             dispose();
         } else if (ac.equals("Load Image")) {
             int opt = fc.showOpenDialog(ImagePrinter.this);
             if (opt == JFileChooser.APPROVE_OPTION) {
                 try {
                     File file = fc.getSelectedFile();
                     bi = ImageIO.read(file);
                     if (bi == null) {
                         JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(ImagePrinter.this,
                          "Selected File Is Not An Image File",
                          "Error Loading Image",JOptionPane.ERROR_MESSAGE);
                         fileName = "";
                     } else {
                         fileName = file.getPath();
                     }
                 } catch (IOException ioe) {
                     JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(ImagePrinter.this,
                      ioe,"Error Loading Image",
                      JOptionPane.ERROR_MESSAGE);
                 }
                 repaint();
             }
         } else if (ac.equals("Center")) {
             JCheckBoxMenuItem center = (JCheckBoxMenuItem)ae.getSource();
             centered = center.isSelected();
             repaint();
         } else if (ac.equals("Scale To Fit")) {
             JCheckBoxMenuItem scale = (JCheckBoxMenuItem)ae.getSource();
             scaled = scale.isSelected();
             repaint();
         } else if (ac.equals("About")) {
             JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(ImagePrinter.this,
              "ImagePrinter\nVersion: " + VERSION + " - " + DATE + "\n" +
             "Copyright \u00a9 Knute Johnson 2008-2013. All rights
reserved.",
              "About",JOptionPane.INFORMATION_MESSAGE);
         }
     }

     public int print(Graphics g,PageFormat pf,int index) {
         if (index == 0) {
             render(g);
             return Printable.PAGE_EXISTS;
         } else
             return Printable.NO_SUCH_PAGE;
     }

     void render(Graphics g2D) {
         Graphics2D g = (Graphics2D)g2D;
         int x = (int)pf.getImageableX();
         int y = (int)pf.getImageableY();
         int w = bi.getWidth();
         int h = bi.getHeight();

         if (scaled) {
             double aspectRatioOfPage =
              pf.getImageableWidth() / pf.getImageableHeight();
             double aspectRatioOfImage = (double)w / h;
             if (aspectRatioOfImage > aspectRatioOfPage) {
                 double scale = pf.getImageableWidth() / bi.getWidth();
                 w = (int)(w * scale);
                 h = (int)(h * scale);
             } else {
                 double scale = pf.getImageableHeight() / bi.getHeight();
                 w = (int)(w * scale);
                 h = (int)(h * scale);
             }
         }
         if (centered) {
             int adjust = ((int)pf.getImageableWidth() - w) / 2;
             x += adjust;

             adjust = ((int)pf.getImageableHeight() - h) / 2;
             y += adjust;
         }
         g.drawImage(bi,x,y,w,h,null);
     }

     private void loadData(PageFormat pf) {
         Paper paper = pf.getPaper();
         try {
             BufferedReader br = new BufferedReader(new
FileReader(dataFile));
             double x = Double.parseDouble(br.readLine());
             double y = Double.parseDouble(br.readLine());
             double iX = Double.parseDouble(br.readLine());
             double iY = Double.parseDouble(br.readLine());
             double w = Double.parseDouble(br.readLine());
             double h = Double.parseDouble(br.readLine());
             br.close();
             paper.setImageableArea(x,y,iX,iY);
             paper.setSize(w,h);
             pf.setPaper(paper);
         } catch (IOException ioe) {
             ioe.printStackTrace();
         } catch (NumberFormatException nfe) {
             nfe.printStackTrace();
         }
     }

     private void saveData(PageFormat pf) {
         Paper paper = pf.getPaper();
         try {
             BufferedWriter bw = new BufferedWriter(new
FileWriter(dataFile));
             bw.write(Double.toString(paper.getImageableX()));
             bw.newLine();
             bw.write(Double.toString(paper.getImageableY()));
             bw.newLine();
             bw.write(Double.toString(paper.getImageableWidth()));
             bw.newLine();
             bw.write(Double.toString(paper.getImageableHeight()));
             bw.newLine();
             bw.write(Double.toString(paper.getWidth()));
             bw.newLine();
             bw.write(Double.toString(paper.getHeight()));
             bw.newLine();
             bw.close();
         } catch (IOException ioe) {
             ioe.printStackTrace();
         }
     }

     class ImagePanel extends JPanel {
         public ImagePanel() {
             setPreferredSize(new Dimension(500,500));
         }

         public void paintComponent(Graphics g2D) {
             // anti-alias all drawing
             Graphics2D g = (Graphics2D)g2D;
             g.setRenderingHint(RenderingHints.KEY_ANTIALIASING,
              RenderingHints.VALUE_ANTIALIAS_ON);
             // draw file pathname
             g.drawString(fileName,10,20);
             // set scale
             g.scale(0.5,0.5);
             // center the paper in the frame
             g.translate((getWidth() * 2.0 - pf.getWidth()) / 2.0,
              (getHeight() * 2.0 - pf.getHeight()) / 2.0);
             // draw the paper
             g.drawRect(0,0,(int)pf.getWidth(),(int)pf.getHeight());
             // draw the imageable area
             g.drawRect((int)pf.getImageableX(),(int)pf.getImageableY(),
              (int)pf.getImageableWidth(),(int)pf.getImageableHeight());
             // draw the image if it exists
             if (bi != null)
                 render(g);
         }
     }

     static class ImageFileFilter extends
javax.swing.filechooser.FileFilter {
         public boolean accept(File file) {
             return file.isDirectory() || file.getName().matches(
              "^.*\\.(?i:jpg|jpeg|png|bmp|wbmp|gif)$");
         }

         public String getDescription() {
             return "Image Files";
         }
     }

     public static void main(String[] args) {
         EventQueue.invokeLater(new Runnable() {
             public void run() {
                 new ImagePrinter();
             }
         });
     }
}

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