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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Print dialog problems
Date Sun, 17 Jun 2012 23:48:48 GMT
On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 10:51 AM, John Innes <jginnes79@gmail.com> wrote:
> *I no longer can print envelopes nor user-defined, small sheets on OO 3.4. *
>

Hi John,

Thanks for the bug report.  It sounds like this was working better in
the previous version you had installed.  Do you recall what version
that was?

-Rob

> **There are two problems:
> * envelope sizes are jiggered to sizes larger than their specified sizes,
> plus one non-zero margin, all apparently to favor some inflexible,
> inadequate printer.
> * the default *letter-size* [8.5" x 11"] now imposes itself regardless of a
> user-specified, smaller format. Surprisingly, it does pay attention to user
> input regarding *portrait *or *landscape.*
>
> I have a Samsung ML-3051ND monochrome laser printer on which envelopes are
> center-fed. The falsely jiggered envelope sizes and margin, for God knows
> which deficient printer, take an inordinate amount of time to overcome,
> even if the *letter-size* reimposed later in the print preparation, did not
> happen.
>
> I tried to simplify and evade the jiggered problem with a User-defined,
> sheet-size [3.375" x 6.625" landscape] with the minimal printer margins
> [0.22"] defined on all sizes. Then the *letter-size *image appeared in the
> Print dialog which caused the text to be moved clear off the small sheet.
>
> I regard these as major problems despite the fact that printing is never
> considered an "Interesting" software problem. The old printer dialog was
> excellent except for the jiggering problem. Please go back there and fix
> 'jiggering'.
>
> John
>
> P.S. The *About *text that specifies release version and build cannot be
> copied to the clipboard so I have to type it myself.
>        OpenOffice.org 3.4.0
>        AOO340m1(Build:9590) - Rev 1327774

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