Dark Ink is a print library for Dark Basic Professional. Now you can harness the
power of Dark Basic Professional and Dark Ink together to create powerful 3D applications
with printing capabilities. Dark Ink can print images as well as text and graphics.
You can send any image, or bitmap loaded into DBPro directly to your printer. Imagine
being able to render a scene using the full power of Dark Basic Professional, and
DirectX and then being able to send the rendered image straight to your printer.
Dark Ink is extremely easy to use you can literally output text to your printer with
a minimum of two commands. The text commands allow you to set any font style and
to output text with a transparent background. It is also possible to create stored
fonts within the library which takes a lot of the grind out of programming.
The plug-in supports familiar printer versions of your favourite textual and graphical
commands for Dark Basic Professional . The library comes with a fully integrated
help file that integrates with the Dark Basic IDE making learning the commands a
This means that you can get on with your development projects quickly.The library
also comes with native helper functions to make it even easier to use. Conversion
functions are supported so you can translate real distances into pixels and vice
versa.The library comes with sample projects including a complete mini application
that can create a picture calendar for any given Gregorian year!