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Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby Jeff @ Able Auto » Tue Oct 14, 2014 9:48 am

Is it possible to make the wiring diagrams print in color a sticky setting? Thanks, Jeff.
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Re: PRINTING DIAGRAMS IN COLOR

Postby ricmorin » Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:40 am

I'll agree it's way too many clicks, windows and such in order to print something like this.
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby timbre4 » Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:56 am

Color diagrams printing is a default with B&W (monochrome) printing as a fallback measure. If this setting will not stick, please contact support.

FYI - Once the current AAPEX/SEMA cycle ends (November), development is going to concentrate on fit & finish of ProDemand / ShopKeyPro. This includes a number of printing issues. :wink:
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby ricmorin » Wed Oct 15, 2014 10:00 am

That's the problem. It's stuck on BW. You have beautiful COLOR diagrams and we have to UNCHECK this every time we print.
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby Jeff @ Able Auto » Wed Oct 15, 2014 10:16 am

Same here Ric. Not a deal breaker...will wait till Nov and see what happens. Thanks Tim.
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby ricmorin » Wed Oct 15, 2014 10:19 am

Agreed. It's annoyed me for a while but not enough for a post. I'll blame it all on you.....LOL!! :D
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby Jeff @ Able Auto » Wed Oct 15, 2014 10:20 am

Yea sure blame on the Irish Hilbilly! 8) LOL
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby sbebenelli » Wed Oct 15, 2014 11:42 am

I know this is off topic but it is wire diagram related. Please please please make the diagrams open in a full window.
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby timbre4 » Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:31 pm

I grab a 2004 Impala RO in SE and click on Repair information and get to wiring diagrams; I select Air Conditioning and get Fig 1 Compressor Circuit on page 1 and Fig 2 Manual A/C Circuit on page 2. They are in COLOR and match the screen.

Windows 8.1 / HP 6300 All-In-One printer with Manager SE 6.5.44
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby timbre4 » Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:36 pm

sbebenelli wrote:I know this is off topic but it is wire diagram related. Please please please make the diagrams open in a full window.


How's this:
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby ricmorin » Wed Oct 15, 2014 1:02 pm

timbre4 wrote:I grab a 2004 Impala RO in SE and click on Repair information and get to wiring diagrams; I select Air Conditioning and get Fig 1 Compressor Circuit on page 1 and Fig 2 Manual A/C Circuit on page 2. They are in COLOR and match the screen.

Windows 8.1 / HP 6300 All-In-One printer with Manager SE 6.5.44

When we go to print the diagram, the checkbox for black and white is always selected. I must manually unselect B&W every time. We would like that setting to be sticky, so we don't have to click it every time.
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby timbre4 » Thu Oct 16, 2014 4:41 am

Silky7 and I may have discovered something; stay tuned
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby timbre4 » Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:15 am

Let's hear which browser you are using with this color printing issue.
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby Jeff @ Able Auto » Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:17 am

I am using chrome.
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby timbre4 » Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:21 am

Jeff @ Able Auto wrote:I am using chrome.


So am I (Chrome) and it prints color for me. Firefox has a persistent checkbox for 'Print in Black & White' that appears to be what people are battling each time.

What is the PC operating system and version of Chrome browser is installed there? [Tools menu - About should launch a new tab with version info]
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby ricmorin » Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:27 am

I'm using Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1.
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby timbre4 » Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:55 am

As for Chrome, I let it update and now it has the Print Black & White checkbox.

Version 37.0.2062.124 m = no checkbox
version 38.0.2125.104 m = with checkbox
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby Jeff @ Able Auto » Fri Oct 17, 2014 4:17 am

Chrome 380.2125.104 Windows 7 pro here.
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Re: Printing Diagrams In Color?

Postby timbre4 » Fri Oct 17, 2014 6:44 am

I will look for a link to download and re-install version 37.x and share.
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