Description of problem:
I have a Samsung ML-2010 printer with the Samsung ML-2010 Foomatic/gdi driver.
When I have a document with two pages and use the "pages per sheet" option (set to 2) in the printing dialog, the result is "garbage" (see actual results).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a document full of text with two pages in libre office
2. select print -> page layout -> pages per sheet "2"
3. press print
printed page still is in upright format, and only one and a half page is printed onto it (side by side), the other half is missing.
both pages on sheet in landscape format, as it used to be.
when I export the document as a PDF-file, and print it using evince ("pages per sheet 2"), it works just fine.
3.4 does not automatically switch to landscape mode--you have to do it yourself in printer properties. This is fixed in 3.5 . But it prints fine here even in portrait mode. How does the page look in preview?
the preview is fine (nothing cut off)
might be cups, what sort of printer is it ? An HP ?
The two pages per sheet option works fine with Envince.
What I've now tried is that I installed cups-pdf and printed the page via CupsPDF. The result is just fine then.
I've also readded my Samsung printer, which did not solve the issue.
some information about my printer:
Beschreibung: Samsung ML-2010
Treiber: Samsung ML-2010 Foomatic/gdi (grayscale, 2-sided printing)
Einstellungen: job-sheets=none, none media=iso_a4_210x297mm sides=one-sided
If it worked via one printing backend and not via some other, I'd guess the problem might be in some part of the cups constellation of stuff somewhere.
(In reply to comment #4)
> Samsung ML-2010.
There's also a driver in splix package. Please install splix package and change (you can use system-config-printer) the driver to "Samsung ML-2010, 2.0.0".
Can you also show me what does the following command show:
(In reply to comment #5)
> What I've now tried is that I installed cups-pdf and printed the page via
> CupsPDF. The result is just fine then.
To summarize this:
If the document is exported or printed to PDF first, then printing ("pages per sheet 2") this PDF is OK.
Printing ("pages per sheet 2") the document directly from libre office is not OK.
Is that correct ?
there are three different scenarios:
a) I export the document as a PDF from within LibreOffice (just pressing Export PDF button, without having set the pages per sheet option), open it with Envince, choose "pages per
sheet 2" in the printing dialog of Envince and print it. Result: Everything fine
b) I install cups-pdf (a PDF printer that appears in the printing dialog) and print the document from within LibreOffice (having set "pages per
sheet 2"). Result: Everything fine
*c*) I print it from within LibreOffice to my Samsung ML-2010 (having set "pages per
sheet 2"). Result: "cut off"
Will run that command as soon as I have access to the machine again, which may take one week.
[root@kedora ~]# /usr/lib/cups/backend/snmp 192.168.178.200
works fine with splix
So that seems to be a problem with the Foomatic/gdi driver, moving this BZ to foomatic.
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