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Re: set default print options on printer




On Sat 10 Mar 2018 at 17:26:05 -0500, Gary Dale wrote:

> On 2018-03-10 03:49 PM, Brian wrote:
> > On Sat 10 Mar 2018 at 15:07:55 -0500, Gary Dale wrote:
> > 
> > > On 2018-03-10 12:04 PM, Brian wrote:
> > > > On Sat 10 Mar 2018 at 09:52:27 -0500, Gary Dale wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > > On 2018-03-10 08:23 AM, Brian wrote:
> > > > > > BTW, it is possible to alter $HOME/.cups/lpoptions from within okular.
> > > > > > File/Print/Name/Properties/Advanced. Highlight Page Size and double-
> > > > > > click at the right side of the highlighted portion.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Perhaps you have encountered the bug in Qt that Curt pointed to.
> > > > > I can't get to the location you referred to. I get to File | Print OK, but
> > > > > the Name is a pull down list. I can select any printer (they all show A4
> > > > > paper as the default size) then click on the Properties button but there is
> > > > > never an Advanced tab or button. I can't highlight Paper size nor the paper
> > > > > pull down list. Double clicking on either does nothing.
> > > > On stretch I see two tabs: Page (for Page Size, Orientation and Margins)
> > > > and Advanced; I am using the PPD for your printer and Advanced options
> > > > are under JCL and General.
> > > On Buster I see Page and Job Options. Neither has an "Advanced Options".
> > Where have you ever mentioned you are using buster on the client? I
> > think that anyone responding to a mail asking for help is entitled to
> > assume the user is using Debian. Debian is not buster. It also isn't
> > unstable. wheezy and jessie are not Debian. The only Debian distribution
> > is stretch.
> > 
> > The onus is on the person asking the question to make it clear what is
> > being used. Only now do you reveal it. Not only are we not on the same
> > page in the hymn book, we are not in the same church. Much of the time
> > it might not a make difference, but it does with okular.
> > 
> > Regarding my single word response to your single word question in the
> > other part of this mail: if you cannot find the wiki and search, then
> > guiding you through any subsequent process seems fraught.
> > 
> > 
> I mentioned it two messages back. As for the wiki,

You said

 > Unfortunately testing is still stuck at qt 5.9...

You did not say "I am using testing....". You also did not pick up on
the disparity between our observations on what the print dialog shows.
Presumably you thought I was using the same distribution as you.

>                                                    there are lots of wikis.
> Did you mean a Debian one, a KDE one, a CUPS one or a Tea4cups one? Even
> within each subject there are often multiple wikis.

This is a Debian list, Debians's wiki is the obvious first place to
look. If I had meant a wiki other than the Debian one I would have said.
Besides, "tea4cups" is sufficient as a key term to get the correct page
as the first hit. As I said - initiative.

-- 
Brian.