evince paper size
wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Sep 21 15:31:59 UTC 2009
On Mon, 21 Sep 2009, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 19:14:49 -0600 (MDT), Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
>> prefer to just build evince to know the default size [...]
> In the past, I had similar problems with other programs that
> defaulted to LETTER, but here in Germany, we use DIN A4. So
> I set those in /etc/make.conf:
> PAGE= A4
> PAPERSIZE= a4
> A4= yes
> You would of course have to change A4 to LETTER or US_LETTER.
> As far as I see, evince does belong to the Gnome 2 series of
> additional programs, so it might (!) be possible that it does
> not have own paper default settings, but Gnome has.
evince appears to have no built-in paper size.
In the latest versions of evince, ~/.gnome2/evince/print-settings has
the needed paper size and layout settings. But without
gnome-settings-daemon running, it can't get those settings.
sysutils/gnome-settings-daemon has a bunch of audio dependencies I don't
want, but I may try it later.
If evince just had A4 as a default, it could be patched. But it appears
to get the A4 size from gnome, somehow.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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