Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 496512
gtk broke printing from gimp
Last modified: 2009-12-18 04:17:18 EST
Description of problem:
I filed a bugzilla against gimp upstream because I figured fedora would
just tell me it is an upstream problem:
But the gimp guys say it is a gtk problem and I should file the bug
here instead, so I figured I'd give that a try and see what happens :-).
The details are in the bugzilla above, but what it boils down to is
that custom page size definitions no longer work in gimp.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.define 5x5inch zero margin 300dpi page
2.try to print 1500x1500 pixel 300dpi image to CD printer
3.watch gimp refuse to just print the image, but insist
on ridiculous scaling that screws everything up.
an image printed on my CD exactly as I was formerly able
to do before some update somewhere broke everything.
I've been doing some experimenting, and found that I can print my dvd
images to the media using the Qt based kolorpaint application. More
evidence that the problem lies with gtk (maybe).
Formula for kolorpaint:
Select "print at top left" in options.
In printer properties:
Select 120mm DVD in paper size
Set margins to zero on all sides
Even with this app, though, something spurious is going on. I should
not need to set top left versus center in options since the paper
size I select should be identical to the print size of the image so
both positions should be the same. In reality though, I just get a
small piece of the image printed near the edge, as though it was
actually centering it in something like a 8.5x11 page.
Perhaps something is actually screwed up at an even lower level in the
print system and I can get a Qt app to work because the Qt print engine
gives me more control of options? (Or perhaps kolorpaint is merely
ignoring the page size when doing centering and it has nothing to
do with the print system).
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