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Re: [trinity-users] kpdf print function issue

From: Baron <baron@...>
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:35:19 +0000
Hi Lisi,

On Sunday 20 April 2014 11:18:17 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> On Saturday 19 April 2014 10:25:58 Baron wrote:
> > 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" !
>
> To continue from lower (sorry. ;-(  ), 17x11 is a size.  (Called
> foolscap, among other names.) Portrait and Landscape are
> orientations.  This suggests that everything except orientation is
> fixed and immutable.  At least, that is what it suggested to me. From
> what you say, it is not what it was intended to suggest.
>
> Lisi

Don't worry about it at all. :-)  I'm not in the least bit fussed.

As far as you thinking that I'm an American.  I found that very amusing.
Sorry for teasing you a little bit.  :-)
Anyway I'm a true blue, gods own county, Yorkshireman.

-- 
Best Regards:
            Baron.