Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 192823
custom page sizes not available
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:45:34 EST
Description of problem:
When printing, none of the printers I have, including Generic Postscript and
Generate PDF, allow you to select "Custom Page Size" and set the page size
manually. This is a real problem for either printing large posters or printing
a screen-size presentation to PDF. For some printers, this could be a PPD
problem, but for Generic Postscript, it seems absurd not to allow this.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora Core 5 with all the updates,
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Try to print something
2.Go to Paper tab and try to use an arbitrary page size.
Only official page sizes (A4, letter,...) are available.
Why not be more flexible than that?
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