[Scribus] Epson 1280 and custom (12in x 12in sizes)

Jean-Jacques Sarton jj.sarton
Sat May 8 07:52:25 CEST 2004


ephemeron schrieb:
> On 7. May 2004 at 5:29PM +0200,
> Jean-Jacques Sarton <jj.sarton at t-online.de> wrote:
>>wetzels schrieb:
>>>Epson Large Format 1280 works great except I can't get it to
>>>work with a custom size of 12in x 12in (size that my wife
>>>needs for scrapbooking)
>>>Any hints?
>>Handling of custom paper size must be available by the driver
>>/ print system.
> I don't think that *should* be necessarily be the case.  If
> Scribus will print the user-defined paper size from the top left
> corner the user should easily be able to print, say, a 5" x 5"
> paper on standard letter size of 8.5" x 11".  As it is, Scribus
> appears to print from the bottom corner.  That is the bottom edge
> of the user-defined paper is aligned with the bottom edge of the
> standard paper.
Scribus don't print itself, scribus generate a PostScript file.

A postScript document has as origin the lower left corner.
If the paper size on scribus is set to 12 x 12 inch and the
driver (cups) don't know about this size the results may not be
as expected. The only way is to select a paper size with a wide
 >= 12 inch, a lenght >= 12 inch and to place the "real" sheet
at the top left corner of the sheet within scribus.
Note that print system or printer may be confused from a too short
paper sheet installed into the printer.


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