[Scribus] printing to file with non-standard paper size

Gustavo Homem gustavo
Sat Nov 11 18:29:09 CET 2006

On Saturday 11 November 2006 04:58, Craig Ringer wrote:
> Andreas Speck wrote:
> > Dear all,
> >   I have a problem printing to file when using a non-standard paper size.
> > I have a document in Berliner Format (316x470mm), which I need to output
> > as colour separated postscript file. However, whenever I print to file
> > (with or without colour separation), the output is only A4, and not in
> > the specified paper size.
> The paper size for print is not the same as the document/page paper
> size, as is normal for DTP apps. You can choose what paper to use in the
> print dialog (properties, I think).
> This uses the CUPS library. However, I don't think Scribus does use the
> CUPS library when printing to a PostScript file, though I haven't
> checked. I remember running into similar issues with the inability to
> set paper sizes etc when printing to file.
> I don't know of a solution for this one off the top of my head.

I also have this problem. 

We work with small sized magazines and want to print the pages on a larger 
size for review.

I can't find a way to have Scribus generating the postscript with an 
appropriate page size.

Since it allways uses the printer page size (A4), and the document page is 
small, we get a huge white area on the postscript output, so we can't rescale 
the actual content (with kprinter or lpr -o fitplot) on an A4.

Any ideas?


> --
> Craig Ringer

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