Paper size not correct

Rich Duzenbury rduz-ubuntu at
Mon Jul 4 04:39:47 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 09:09 +0100, Norman Silverstone wrote:
> > I've got paper problems over here for awhile, and I can't seem to figure
> > them out.  Machine is a current Hoary box.
> <snip>
> > 
> > I presume that the print dialog is some sort of 'common dialog', used by
> > many gnome applications.  Where does it get the default paper size from?
> > How can I get it to default to US Letter, rather than A4?
> Have you tried, from the OO Spreadsheet, File -> Printer Settings ->
> Properties and set the paper size there? Strangely, I just looked and
> mine is set to US Letter. I believe the settings in applications takes
> effect before the others you mentioned.
> Norman

Thanks for your reply.  The problem _was_ that File->Printer
Settings->Properties was defaulting to A4.  Want it to default to

Found a program called ooopadmin.  Changed the settings there, and they
now flow through to ooo apps.


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