printing outside browser cuts off top and bottom of page
sterling at camdensoftware.com
Wed Aug 25 15:53:48 UTC 2010
Quoth Chad Perrin on Wednesday, 25 August 2010:
> On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 07:57:29AM -0600, Warren Block wrote:
> > For another test, use pdf2ps and feed the PS output directly to the
> > printer, bypassing CUPS. If the LJ4050N Ethernet is connected (and it
> > really should be), you can use nc something like this (untested):
> > # pdf2ps test.pdf - | nc lj4050hostname 9100
> > If that has cut off margins, it's a setting within the printer.
> > If it prints fine, it's CUPS.
> That test worked out beautifully. Apparently, it is a problem with CUPS
> Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
It didn't work at all for my OfficeJet. Apparently that printer doesn't
know PostScript, because all I got was a bunch of garbage with some
PostScript commands mixed in.
Sterling (Chip) Camden | sterling at camdensoftware.com | 2048D/3A978E4F
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