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Wouldn't it be nice if we have some way of printing
I'm seeing lot's of old android tablets, and maybe... we
use it as instant paper displays or something.
Basically, have a little device that appears to the
like a printer or something. And then you
can print to it,
have it display to the old tablet (wirelessly).
If after viewing on the tablet, you need to print it out,
for hardcopy annotations etc... then you can press the
print current document on the tablet, and it will print on
an actual printer.
Even better if you can annotate the paper virutally on
the tablet as well.
BlackBerry Print To Go
Yeah, so there's this. [the porpoise, Oct 06 2014]
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||Print to PDF (built in to modern browsers and OSes) is
||But I would like to print to a remote tablet/computer as a
||should be easy to use a tablet as a screen, through USB, no? or is that one of those bleedin'obvious things that designers accidentally overlooked.
||Well if you are using the tablet as 'psudo' paper, you sorta
want to be able to store the printed files into the device as
||So you do want a somewhat wireless solution.
||Save your PDF to Google Drive (or similar) and then open it in
||At a very basic level, putting the spooler on the tablet (networked to the PC) would cover it. Then, of course, you need something to read and manipulate the spooler.
||If you want to annotate in situ, "print to .pdf" seems the easiest method, albeit with much more bells'n'whistles than you need. The file would be written to a network shared-directory on the tablet.
||So, "print preview" on a separate device, incorporating a network
||Neither idea is particularly innovative...
||Well hopefully we shall see it in more devices besides BlackBerry