Open Bug 244693 Opened 16 years ago Updated 11 years ago

Front end support for Bug 244439 (Separate settings for on-screen and print fonts)

Categories

(SeaMonkey :: UI Design, enhancement)

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enhancement
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(Not tracked)

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(Reporter: bugzillamozilla, Unassigned)

References

(Depends on 1 open bug)

Details

The suggested additions to the Fonts panel should look something like this:

Language (Western) -> Proportional Screen font -> Arial
                   -> Proportional Print font -> Times New Roman

Until Bug 95227 is fixed, Proportional Screen font should map to default.font,
while Proportional Print font should map to a new pref (e.g. default.print_font).

Prog.
No longer depends on: 244439
Depends on: 244439
prognathous wrote:
> Until Bug 95227 is fixed, Proportional Screen font should map to default.font,
> while Proportional Print font should map to a new pref (e.g. 
> default.print_font).

Please make such a prefs depend on the printer (like
"print.printer_foobar.print_font" for the printer "foobar", e.g. the prefs
should be build like the other printer prefs).
Is this really such a high demand feature that it needs to be a visible pref? 
The font settings are already really complex...
(In reply to comment #2)
> Is this really such a high demand feature that it needs to be a visible pref? 
> The font settings are already really complex...

Ultimately, Bug 244439 will allow Mozilla to come with better defaults (Serif
fonts for print, Sans Serif for on-screen display). These new defaults will
provide a better user experience, but will also make prints look a bit different. 

The UI should make it obvious enough that print output and screen are not 100%
the same (in terms of fonts), and that if they do need complete WYSIWYG, a
relevant pref is exposed and easy to change.

Perhaps this should also be added to the Print dialog.

Prog.
Just to make it clear, in the last comment I wrote "they", but meant "users".

Sorry for the spam,

Prog.
This bug is about UI, right?  Then why's it filed on layout???
Assignee: nobody → guifeatures
Component: Layout: Fonts and Text → XP Apps: GUI Features
QA Contact: core.layout.fonts-and-text
Product: Core → Mozilla Application Suite
Filter "spam" on "guifeatures-nobody-20080610".
Assignee: guifeatures → nobody
QA Contact: guifeatures
Component: XP Apps: GUI Features → UI Design
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