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Re: [trinity-users] kpdf print function issue

From: Baron <baron@...>
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:25:58 +0000

On Saturday 19 April 2014 02:39:20 Greg Madden wrote:
> On Friday 18 April 2014 16:59:11 you wrote:
> > On Friday 18 April 2014 04:22:56 you wrote:
> > > Le 18/04/2014 05:10, Greg Madden a écrit :
> > > > system: Debian Wheezy, TDE 3.5.13.2 amd64
> > > >
> > > > I recieve construction drawings as pdf"s. These are ARCH D =
> > > > 24x36 or ANSI D = 22x34. I view them in kpdf, I print them to
> > > > my printer using Tabloid,  paper size = 11x17.
> > > >
> > > > Only an 8x11 image gets printed on the 11x17 page.. Can not
> > > > figure out how to get the correct size image, seems like shrink
> > > > to fit, or some such  were options. Do not see any such in the
> > > > kpdf print dialog.
> > > >
> > > > Using krinter to print the same file it prints an 11x17 portion
> > > > of the larger file size.
> > > >
> > > > kpdf has a different print dialog than kprinter...?,
> > > >
> > > > Using cups, server:/var/run/cups/cups.sock
> > > > printer driver for  my HP Offficejet Pro 8600: hpcups 3.12.6
> > >
> > > If it is a one time go, The Gimp open PDF.
> >
> > Thanks for the reply.
> >
> > I do have solutions, evince and epdfview do the job. This is a core
> > business function.
> >
> > Tried TDE R14 with Wheezy, same...tried the newer  hpcups driver
> > and the older hpijs driver no joy.
> >
> >
> > I would prefer to use kpdf, probably used to work at some time,
> > need to find out what changed. The devs are spending alot of time
> > getting all the apps to work, afaikt, thought I would test ..again,
> > kpdf. I usually use 'best of ' apps for business, it is getting
> > harder to do with all the apps being part of desktop environments.
>
> Officially confused,
>
>  Ledger=17"x11"
> Tabloid=11"x17"
> These are "North American paper sizes" Wikipedia
>
> Ansi B defines the measurements as 11x17 with alias's of Ledger and
> Tabloid.
>
> Print dialog of kpdf lists Ledger as 11x17, no Tabloid
>
> Print dialog   of Evince lists Tabloid as 17x11, no Ledger entry.
>
> Both just the opposite of North American paper sizes, though I will
> not assume to know which standard the cups devs used..there are quite
> a few.
>
> bah humbug

Isn't one just "Portrait" and the other "Landscape" !

-- 
Best Regards:
            Baron.