Re: How do I set the default page size
- From: Rick DeNatale <denatale ctc net>
- To: gnome-print-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: How do I set the default page size
- Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2004 16:41:48 -0000
On Mon, 2004-06-28 at 12:04 -0400, 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/188.8.131.52/printers/GENERIC.xml
> and /usr/share/libgnomeprint/184.108.40.206/printers/PDF-WRITER.xml
> 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?
Okay, I answered my own questions. It looks like it gets read when the
app starts. The trick was spelling "US Letter" as "USLetter".
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