Bug 76925 - default print action should be "|lpr"
default print action should be "|lpr"
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: xpdf (Show other bugs)
1.0
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2002-10-29 10:40 EST by ellson
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Description ellson 2002-10-29 10:40:40 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2b) Gecko/20021017

Description of problem:
The current default action when the print button is clicked is
to print to a .ps file in /tmp.  This is not a useful default
and it is not obvious to the user how this needs to be changed to
make print print.  He would have to RTFM.

The default print action should be changed to "|lpr" in /etc/xpdfrc


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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.open pdf doc with xpdf
2. click on oprint button
3.
	

Actual Results:  wants to print to file:
    /tmp/<basename>.ps

Expected Results:  print to printer

Additional info:

--- /etc/xpdfrc.orig    2002-08-26 18:09:54.000000000 -0400
+++ /etc/xpdfrc 2002-10-29 10:27:46.000000000 -0500
@@ -73,7 +73,7 @@

 # Set the default PostScript file or command.

-#psFile                        "|lpr -Pmyprinter"
+psFile                 "|lpr"

 # Set the default PostScript paper size -- this can be letter, legal,
 # A4, or A3.  You can also specify a paper size as width and height
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2002-11-07 19:34:57 EST
It's fixed in 2.00-2 or newer. You will find it in next rawhide release.

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