[Printing-architecture] Another Common Dialog

Hal V. Engel hvengel at astound.net
Fri Apr 17 12:32:16 PDT 2009

On Friday 17 April 2009 11:54:28 am peter sikking wrote:
> Till wrote:
> > peter sikking wrote:
> >> for users printing, faxing, scanning, memory card reading are
> >> totally unrelated activities.
> >
> > I would say so, too.
> it is not just a good idea, it is the truth.
> > Sending faxes should be done by a print queue where the printing
> > dialog shows an appropriate widget for the fax number.
> even that is mind-boggling incomprehensible for users.
> I will fight tooth and nail to avoid that solution.

I also agree with Peter here.  A user sending a fax expects to see fax 
specific dialogs.  Till however is correct that hidden below that fax specific 
UI could be a print queue but the user should NEVER be aware of how it is 
actually implemented.


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