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Single-page composition of multiple paintings and filter renderings
transferred into the multi-print plugin without saving to file. Sent
to Dogwaffle to pick up as brush and add shadow drop special FX over
image used in the background, then sent back to multi-print for easy
What is Multi-Print
pdmprint is a printing utility for Project Dogwaffle based on
standalone multi-print (mprint) tool by Martin Wright. It has
been enhanced with a number of new features, such as
pdmprint is offered for a small fee by download from some of our online stores. Look for it
in the Regnow store, which accepts various payment methods including
Paypal, credit cards, checks and money orders.
- grabbing an image from the current Dogwaffle buffer
- right-click menu for options on each image, such as
- up to 64 images can be assembled (up from 10)
- sending the page composition back to Dogwaffle
- it remembers the last used printer, for quick re-use
- numerous keyboard shortcuts to speed up the workflow
- integration with the Clipboard for additional
and transfer to other applications
- TWAIN input from scanners, cameras and other devices
- write the page composition back to file
pdmprint is (c) copyright 2005 Martin Wright, http://fly.to/mwgfx - all rights
reserved. This program is provided as is with no warranties
whatsoever. We've done much testing and believe this to be a
great value-added for Dogwaffle and PD Pro when you want to print your
finished artwork. We'll continue to support and improve it as we
find enhancements, bug fixes and other things we can do to make it work
even better for you (and us too ;-)
Formats for Importing into Multi-Print
MultiPrint for Dogwaffle not only supports image transfer from
Dogwaffle to/from MultiPrint, and through the Clipboard, but also still
lets you load existing image files as well. These are recognized in
many file formats, as shown here to the left.
If you use the freeware version of Project Dogwaffle and need more
image formats such as Jpeg and Tiff, then you could use Multi-Print for
Dogwaffle as a gateway for additional formats since it's possible to
load an image into multiprint and then send it back to Dogwaffle with
the whole page layout. (you may need to reset the size of the imported
The file comes in the form of a
zip archive, containing a full installer which also supports
Notes - how to access MultiPrint:
mwgfx_MultiPrint_pm.exe - in the Plugins
panel's "Misc." tab.
Press 'k' to open the
'k)iller plugins' panel, and
select the 'Misc.' tab to see and select the mwgfx_MultiPrint_pm.exe utility.
Double-click it to launch it. You can also include it in the
plugins list which are started up automatically when launching
mwgfx_MultiPrint_pm.exe will call up
the multiprinter, and load the current buffer from
Dogwaffle as the first image into the page composition.
The program will stay on top so it is always visible and any
you press the leftmost ("Load image from Dogwaffle") button it
will add the then current buffer image to the collection for your page
layout composition. If you need to get the program window out of the
use the window minimize gadget to shrink it to the taskbar, or simply
move it aside near the edge of the screen.
To add the current buffer to the print composition page at any
time, either press the button (after activating the program
from the taskbar if minimized) or run the mwgfx_MultiPrint_pm.exe utility from the Plugins panel
Running the utility plugin again while the program is already
restore its window (if it was minimized) and add the current buffer
image as a new image
It can be used as a general single image printer if required (just run
the utility, move`n`size and then use the print buttons) but will then
require the user to close it manually after printing.
As a "multiprint" utility it can be left running and the user can add
images whenever they like. And print as many times as they like. Images
can be added to the composition from the Dogwaffle buffer or from a
in the latest Version?
New options on top of the old stand-alone version of multi-Print:
- There is now a Right-click
Context menu for each displayed image giving various options, such as
to back" and "bring to front" options, so that overlapping images can
any way the user wants.
- The program has also been expanded so it will
handle up to 64 images instead of the 10 of the original.
- Because the program is not a VB program we had to
intermediary (mprint_getbuffer.exe) which the program calls when it
wants to access the current buffer. This file is included in the
distribution zip file. Its counterpart, mprint_setbuffer.exe, allows
for sending the composition back to Dogwaffle.
- Now remembers the printer you used last time and the
- Also tells you the current printer at the bottom of
- Warning message now displayed by mprint so the user
cancel the buffer overwriting
- context menu added to the window so right-clicking
non-image part of the page will bring it up
- Copy image to clipboard option on the image context
menu, which copies the current image to the clipboard AND stores
the other data about position and scale.
- Load image from clipboard option on the main page
menu. Loads the image previously copied to the clipboard at a slightly
offset position to the original. Keeps the scale as it was when the
image was copied (user can load up one image, size it to how they want
for best multiple fit and then paste multiple copies of the same size)
- Snap to grid option on image context menu
- Align all images with grid option on the main page
- Exit confirmation message
- Some keyboard
- Ctrl-C : Copies the current
image to the clipboard. If no image currently selected then puts up a
: Pastes the image from the clipboard. If there is no image data
currently on the clipboard then this option will be greyed out.
or Backspace : If there is a currently selected
image then offers to delete it. If there is no current selection then
offers to delete ALL images. Both have a cancel option
: Rotates the current image 90 degrees
: If an image is selected then snaps it to the grid. If no image
selected then snaps all images to the grid.
Keys : move the current image
keys: grow and shrink the image
- Many more keyboard
Multi-Print for Dogwaffle to maximize the use of available paper
space before printing to expensive glossy photo paper with highest
transfer the images from the Dogwaffle main buffer to add it into the
composition, and you can also add images from saved files.
common image formats are supported within Multiprint, as they are
powered by the MWGFX runtime
can also easily be used to print just one image at the desired size
over the page. The interactive layout and visual display of size and
position are very intuitive and easy to use, as is the auto snapping to