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Re: [pcgen] Re: Bigger Text in Character Sheets

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  • Andrew Wilson
    I m off to play SW: Edge of Empire, I ll have a look at it later on when I get in. andrew
    Message 1 of 15 , Jun 3, 2013
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      I'm off to play SW: Edge of Empire, I'll have a look at it later on
      when I get in.

      andrew

      On 3 June 2013 16:03, Andrew <drew0500@...> wrote:
      > Awesome. I was nudging James to include the Color Sheet as part of the UI. ;)
      >
      > UI Projects:
      > Variable Select for Font Size
      > Color Selection
      >
      > I won't be able to mess with anything on the xslt side for the next 48 hours, so go crazy..
      >
      > Also, have a look at the output, I haven't even seen how bad it looks yet. We had 6pt font in there,
      > so I imagine the footer will need work and the layout will need to be altered.
      >
      >
      > On 6/3/2013 7:57 AM, Andrew Wilson wrote:
      >> Ok, thanks. I'll have a word with James about what he thinks needs done.
      >>
      >> On 3 June 2013 15:19, Andrew <drew0500@...> wrote:
      >>> Hi,
      >>>
      >>> All I've done is set up a new sheet with text at 12pt. Beyond that nothing else. Feel free to play
      >>> with it. James mentioned setting up a variable.
      >>>
      >>> On 6/3/2013 6:39 AM, Andrew Wilson wrote:
      >>>> Andrew
      >>>>
      >>>> Did you get to this? I might like to try my hand at some xslt stuff.
      >>>>
      >>>> andrew
      >>>>
      >>>> On 1 June 2013 07:28, Andrew <drew0500@...> wrote:
      >>>>> I've changed it to a Feature Request.
      >>>>>
      >>>>> James, if you want to lend me a hand, I'll do the variable work in an hour... Fixing my network
      >>>>> right now, priorities... :P
      >>>>>
      >>>>>
      >>>>> On 5/31/2013 9:11 PM, James Dempsey wrote:
      >>>>>> Hi,
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> The starting work for this should be fairly straight forward and would
      >>>>>> be a good intro to the PDF output sheets. If anyone wanted to try their
      >>>>>> hand at working on the output sheets I'd be happy to guide them.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> The initial work would mainly to pull put all the hard coded font point
      >>>>>> sizes and put them into variables. Just that would allow someone to
      >>>>>> customise the font sizes themselves within the current spaces on the
      >>>>>> sheet themselves. The next step would be to allow a user level
      >>>>>> customisation, just globally increase the size of some of the really
      >>>>>> small text, or (as a much bigger project) produce a large text sheet.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> PS: Joshua and John, are there any fields that are particularly a
      >>>>>> problem now, or any that are fine as is? This may seem obvious but it
      >>>>>> gives us a gauge for where to spend the effort.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Cheers,
      >>>>>> James.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> On 1/06/2013 1:15 PM Joshua wrote
      >>>>>>> I just created OS-240 for this, although I made it a bug when maybe it should be a new feature. I hope it is considered for fixing. It would help a lot of people. --Joshua
      >>>>>>>
      >>>>>>> --- In pcgen@yahoogroups.com, Andrew <drew0500@...> wrote:
      >>>>>>>> Hi,
      >>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>> Years? I don't see any feature request for larger fonts. The last request I had was for spells,
      >>>>>>>> which I added in, no sweat.
      >>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>> submit a JIRA, we'll fit it in eventually.
      >>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>> JIRA link in the footer.
      >>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>> On 5/30/2013 10:59 PM, John Kantner wrote:
      >>>>>>>>> Try not exporting it first. It's still a bit on the small side (easily my
      >>>>>>>>> biggest complaint about PCGen) but if you print directly from the program
      >>>>>>>>> instead of a PDF it's definitely more readable.
      >>>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>>> I've been asking about this for years and years, though, and apparently
      >>>>>>>>> it'd be a huge hassle to fix so don't expect anything any time soon. Me? I
      >>>>>>>>> honestly use a magnifying glass when I'm at the table.
      >>>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>>> On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 12:24 AM, Andrew <drew0500@...> wrote:
      >>>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>>>> **
      >>>>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>>>> Hi,
      >>>>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>>>> We don't have much in the way of dynamic text. I'd have to set it up,
      >>>>>>>>>> though increasing the font
      >>>>>>>>>> will distort the character sheet. So we're talking a couple man hours easy
      >>>>>>>>>> to make it look good.
      >>>>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>>>> On 5/30/2013 9:10 PM, Joshua wrote:
      >>>>>>>>>>> When I print out a character sheet (export to PDF and then print that),
      >>>>>>>>>> I get a very small font. I don't know if it is 8 point, or 7 or something,
      >>>>>>>>>> but it's really small. I tried to find an option to print it out with
      >>>>>>>>>> bigger font, but have not found anything. Is there such a thing? I was
      >>>>>>>>>> using the "cssheet_fantacy_simple".
      >>>>>>>>>>> Joshua
      >>>>>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>>>>>
      >>>>>>>>>>>
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      >>>>>>>>>> --
      >>>>>>>>>> Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
      >>>>>>>>>> Admin Silverback - PCGen Board of Directors
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      >>>>>>>> --
      >>>>>>>> Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
      >>>>>>>> Admin Silverback - PCGen Board of Directors
      >>>>>>>> Data 2nd, Docs Tamarin, OS Lemur
      >>>>>>>> Unique Title "Quick-Silverback Tracker Monkey"
      >>>>>>>> Unique Title "The Torturer of PCGen"
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      >>>>> --
      >>>>> Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
      >>>>> Admin Silverback - PCGen Board of Directors
      >>>>> Data 2nd, Docs Tamarin, OS Lemur
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      >>>>> Unique Title "The Torturer of PCGen"
      >>>>>
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      >>> --
      >>> Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
      >>> Admin Silverback - PCGen Board of Directors
      >>> Data 2nd, Docs Tamarin, OS Lemur
      >>> Unique Title "Quick-Silverback Tracker Monkey"
      >>> Unique Title "The Torturer of PCGen"
      >>>
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      >> PCGen's alpha build: http://pcgen.sourceforge.net/07_autobuilds.php
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      >>
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      >>
      >> PCGen Experimental: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/pcgen_experimental/
      >> (for new official data source development)
      >> Yahoo! Groups Links
      >>
      >>
      >>
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      >
      >
      > --
      > Andrew Maitland (LegacyKing)
      > Admin Silverback - PCGen Board of Directors
      > Data 2nd, Docs Tamarin, OS Lemur
      > Unique Title "Quick-Silverback Tracker Monkey"
      > Unique Title "The Torturer of PCGen"
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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      >
      >
      > PCGen List File Help: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/PCGenListFileHelp/
      > (for assistance in creating new homebrew or official list files)
      >
      > PCGen Experimental: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/pcgen_experimental/
      > (for new official data source development)
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
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