[Scribus] printing a landscape pdf via cups
Wed Nov 26 22:46:01 CET 2003
I have successfully used scribus to make postcards and it's truly fine compared to
attempting to get results with kword or abiword. Thanks for all the development
and documentation efforts. I will volunteer some documentation as I get scribus learned.
About orientation of pdf files and CUPS printing:
CUPS has a way to change from landscape to portrait orientation of a USLetter or A4
sized sheet while printing.
When outputtiing from scribus
to pdf, I found no option to convert the orientation from landscape to portrait.
Is there a way to change a pdf page from landscape, (The text runs the
direction of the long edge of the paper) to create a pdf that is portrait
oriented, and can be printed from the command line with CUPS default setting of portrait
orientation? That would be valuable for me, especially when a long time has passed between
printing a document and I want more copies fast. If CUPS settings
are still required, I could put them in a shell script that prints the pdf.
How about python scripts for printing from scribus? Has anyone made examples?
Is there a way to run CUPS command line interface like:
lp -d okipage14e filename.pdf
and add some option that switches the printer mode to landscape?
I have not found that in CUPS documentation, and the printer configurations
do not imply any function like that -- may need to be done outside of CUPS.
Another question: On the create pdf-file general tab menu, binding has choices
left and right, but not none. For my uses, I will want to make margins of some
documents allow as much printable area as my specific printer will do. In that case,
how would I create a pdf that is ready to print again with no settings required? Would
I make a python script to use some of the internal code that the buttons and
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