Re: How do I set the default page size

On Mon, 2004-06-28 at 10:04, Rick DeNatale wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-06-28 at 08:18 -0600, Andreas J. Guelzow wrote:
> > On Mon, 2004-06-28 at 08:02, Rick DeNatale wrote:
> > > I researching the overall questions, it seems that gnome print should be
> > > getting the defaults from CUPS. My CUPS printers are all configured with
> > > US Letter as the default, however, I can't find a CUPS definition for
> > > the "Default Postscript" or the "Create PDF File" printers.
> > 
> > "Default Postscript" and "Create PDF File" are not created by cups but
> > are gnome-print specific. They are defined in
> > /usr/share/libgnomeprint/2.7.0/printers/*.xml or so
> > 
> > You can change the default paper size for those. Look in the appropriate
> > configuration for 
> >       <Key Id="Media">
> >         <Key Id="PhysicalSize" Value="A4" />
> >       </Key>
> Okay, so I found the
> files  /usr/share/libgnomeprint/
> and /usr/share/libgnomeprint/
> and changed the "A4" to "US Letter".
> The print dialog still comes up with A4 as the paper size, despite both
> restarting the app, and then logging out and back in again?
> When does this xml file get read? Do I need to restart some service
> daemon? Reboot?

No, restarting evolution should have been all that is necessary.
Evolution may be keeping a gnome-print config around or it may be
initializing the default config with A4.

Andreas J. Guelzow
Taliesin Software, Shelties, Pyr Sheps
and Shetland Sheep

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