Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 869533
bad defaults in eog
Last modified: 2013-07-31 22:04:02 EDT
Description of problem:
eog does not remember useful defaults, like paper orientation (which should be landscape, by default, by the way, since cameras produce landscape most of the time), but remembers dangerous last used values, like number of copies, which should be set to 1, by default.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ rpm -qf /usr/bin/eog
Steps to Reproduce:
Maybe there's a place wher this can be configured?
EOG tries to be smart and set the paper orientation based on image dimensions, e.g. if width > height then it uses landscape. But if you think it should work in some other way, can you open a ticket upstream at https://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=eog ?
Sorry for redirecting you like this.
Thank you for your reply. Unfortunately, what happens in practice is that landscape pictures are printed on portrait paper. Anyway, the bigger problem is that, if you have once printed many copies of one picture, at the next print (which may be next month) it defaults to the same number of copies, thus wasting ink, paper, etc. Also i'd like to have a way to change the defaults. Of course the lack of ability to be customized is not a problem limited to eog, but is a general gnome 3 problem. Please let me know if it would be better to report this directly to upstream.
Yes, please file it upstream.
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