Bug 5192 - dvips default paper type is A4
Summary: dvips default paper type is A4
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 3379
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tetex
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tim Waugh
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Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-09-17 17:52 UTC by pfaffman
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-01-15 21:15:22 UTC

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Description pfaffman 1999-09-17 17:52:17 UTC
Of course this is a matter of taste, but if most customers
are in the US, letter would be a better default--I'm sure
that UK folks are used to having to fix this when they do an
install. :-)

It took me months to figure out why my margins were screwed
up on everything I printed.  For what it's worth, here's a

> /usr/share/texmf/dvips/config/config.ps
> 69,70d68
> < @ letterSize 8.5in 11in
> <
> 72a71,72
> >
> > @ letterSize 8.5in 11in


Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-01-15 21:15:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 3379 ***

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