[Scribus] Printing tabloid landscape to Laserjet 5SiMx - Help!

Steven Boothe steven.boothe
Mon Mar 13 08:47:21 CET 2006

John Jordan wrote:
> On 10 Mar 2006, at 22:56, Louis Desjardins wrote:
>>> Can't do it. I've set it to tabloid (11x17 inches), landscape. Even
>>> set it to landscape in the printer control panel. Page still comes
>>> out portrait. I need this to print!
>> Please try to Save as PDF first (click on the PDF icon). Then check
>> the PDF file. If it's OK, print this file.
> Already tried that. It appears fine in the PDF. But when I attempt to 
> print from Adobe Reader 7.0 it is way more pathetic than from 
> Scribus. The printer selection box in the print dialog window is 
> blank and doesn't have a drop-down to select the printer. It doesn't 
> even have a box to enter the number of copies! I never tried to print 
> from Reader before. Good thing I didn't, huh? I'll try some other 
> PDF viewers and see if something can print it.
> But damn! Printing from Linux has a LONG ways to go. 
> Considering how lame Adobe Reader is I guess I shouldn't bitch 
> about Scribus. On the other hand, the fact that printing from 
> Scribus is only 50% screwed up is not justified by the fact that 
> printing from other apps is worse. Having to export as PDF in order 
> to print to an office Laserjet is not acceptable.
> Please pardon the bitch mode. This is frustrating.

Hey please feel free to bitch at the folks in charge of developing Adobe 
Reader for Linux. I just received this invite for any who may be interested:

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Adobe Reader Prerelease Program-Participation Opportunity
Date: 	Mon, 13 Mar 2006 12:50:55 +0530
From: 	Triveni Kaul <trivenik at adobe.com>

Dear Steven,

*/Welcome to the Adobe Reader Pre Release program!/*

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This release includes:

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