Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 480245
Printer paper size keeps being reduced
Last modified: 2009-07-14 12:01:35 EDT
Description of problem:
After selecting certain paper sizes GIMP scales down the sizes whenever the
Page Setup dialog is displayed again.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Bug present in 2.6.3 ad 2.6.4 (the latter coming from the testing rpm repo)
No problem with the previous rpm, 2.4.7
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open a picture
2. Open the Page Setup
3. Select a printer (not "any printer") in "Format for"
4. Select a paper size (e.g. photo 4x6) (GIMP shows the correct page sizes)
5. Click Apply
6. Reopen page setup (sizes will have been scaled down)
7. repeat 6.
The sizes of the page are constantly scaled down e.g. for photo 4x6
1st) 101.6 x 152.4 (correct)
2nd) 53.6 x 35.8
3rd) 19 x 12.6
4th) 6.7 x 4.5
5th) 2.4 x 1.6
Page size stays at the initial selection.
1) GIMP honors those invalid sizes when printing. It actually uses the "next"
values in the list, so that it is impossible to use the correct initial values
2) Starting from the 2nd access to Page Setup, the "Format for": field
(initially set to the selected printer) is reverted to "Any printer", while the
name of the format is kept (i.e. to a value that does not belong to "any
3) Except for the first access, one does not need to click Apply, even Cancel
triggers an other down scaling of the sizes.
The same happens of a PS3 running Fedora 10.
The bug has been fixed in GTK+ on 03/12/2008 with commit 21841.
It would be nice to have an update of GTK+ in Fedora 9 and 10.
I've just received an update of gtk2 to 2.12.12-2.
Is there any change the patch for this bug will be added to Fedora 9?
I have the same problem on RussianFedora10 with latest updates. Current GTK+ is gtk2-2.14.7-7.fc10.i386 (from 'updates-testing').
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