[Scribus] Printing tabloid landscape to Laserjet 5SiMx - Help!
Sat Mar 11 08:45:45 CET 2006
John Jordan wrote:
> So then I put the 11x17 back in the manual feed tray, opened tray
> 2, and resent the print job. Alas, it still printed portrait. So this tells
> me that Scribus has the tray assignments screwed up. It thinks
> tray 1 (manual feed) is portrait and there is nothing that will
> convince it otherwise. For tray 2 it will accept software
While there are certainly issues with printing from Scribus, I'd
actually be surprised if this was a Scribus issue (or solely so, at
least). It sounds like it could well be a CUPS / libcupsclient issue
and/or a broken PPD.
I certainly agree that linux printing in general, and PostScript
printing from Scribus, do need work. Linux printing does indeed have a
long way to go. Printing - on all operating systems - is an excruciating
misery that wastes more of my time as a sysadmin than any other single
task/component. Linux is worse than the other two major platforms though
IMO, particularly with set-up and user interface, and CUPS certainly
> In the meantime, I exported as PDF and used PDF Viewer instead
> of Adobe Reader.
With regards to Adobe Reader, the most recent release has a sensible
print dialog (at last!).
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