Default to A4 paper in OpenOffice with hp deskjet
uid000 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 20:43:56 UTC 2005
dpkg-reconfigure libpaper1 fixed it right up! Incidentally, this
setting appears to live in /etc/paper (who knew?), so editing that
directly may have done the trick as well.
Man, we have a library for everything, even paper!
On 10/18/05, Lee Braiden <lee_b at digitalunleashed.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 October 2005 21:15, Zach wrote:
> > For some reason, whenever I print in OpenOffice on my HP Deskjet 6127,
> > it always defaults to A4 paper. Not being in Europe, I have to set
> > this manually to Letter each time. I have checked everywhere I can
> > think of and even set the default to Letter under the settings for the
> > printer under System-->Administration-->Printing.
> > Can anyone tell me how to set this? Is it an OpenOffice setting? Is
> > it an HP Print driver setting? I haven't tried any other printer,
> > because this is the only one I have.
> > This has been a problem for me in 4.10, 5.04, and still in 5.10.
> The setting comes from a package specifically designed for this, I think:
> libpaper. On debian, it asks, but on ubuntu, it may choose the most common,
> which is A4. It should probably set it based on your locale, but I think
> I've seen arguments against that too. Anyway, look in synaptic, under
> packages with debconf, and you should be able to reconfigure libpaper.
> Lee Braiden
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