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From Andreas Lehmkuehler <andr...@lehmi.de>
Subject Re: Problem printing Landsacpe Report generated in Birt with PDFBox
Date Sun, 05 Feb 2012 16:45:52 GMT
Hi,

Am 21.12.2011 19:20, schrieb David Johns:
> Problem:
>
> I am trying to print a landscape report with a PDF file stream created
> in Birt 3.7.  The report is printed in portrait mode cutting off the
> right side of the report.
>
>
>
> Additional Information:
>
> *         We recently upgraded to Birt 3.7 from Birt 2.2.2 and went from
> PDFBox 0.7.3 to PDFBox 1.6.  The landscape reports worked before,
> however, now they attempt to print in portrait mode cutting off the
> right half of the report.
>
> *         I have two strange behaviors,
>
> *         1. Is the print out cutting off the right half of the report
>
> *         2. Is if I choose PDFCreator as my printer, the document size
> the end is 11.11 by 8.33 instead of 11 x 8.5.
>
> *         I know that Birt is sending a paper size of 11 x 8.5 and I
> assume that is what is needed for PDFBox to print landscape correctly.
>
> *         I did test having Birt 2.2.2 generate a landscape report and
> print it with the new PDFBox (1.6.0).  This also had the problem of the
> report printing in portrait mode, so I assume that the problem is with
> PDFBox.  Also, when using the Birt 3.7 and PDFBox 0.7.3 the report
> printed in Landscape mode, but all of the formatting (i.e. lines on the
> report) was missing.
>
>
>
> Does anyone know how to solve this issue so that the report will
> correctly print in Landscape.  Any help or a direction to research would
> be greatly appreciated.
Without having more details it'll be difficult. Please create an issue on JIRA 
[1] and attach a sample pdf.

> Thanks,
>
>
>
> David Johns
> Software Engineer
> Columbia Ultimate
>
> David.johns@columbiaultimate.com

BR
Andreas Lehmkühler

[1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX


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