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Re: print HTML in "B" size

On Wed, Sep 17, 2003 at 03:21:48PM -0700, Vineet Kumar wrote:
| * Derrick 'dman' Hudson (dman@dman13.dyndns.org) [030917 12:31]:
| > I want to print a certain web page[1], which includes color and
| > images, on "B" size paper (aka "Ledger", 11"x17").  My printer can
| > handle 11x17 just fine, but I don't know how to convert the HTML to PS
| > for the printer.  Neither galeon nor mozilla allow choosing that paper
| > size, nor do they let me choose an arbitrary size.
| > 
| > What tool(s) will fit the bill here?
| What print command are you using in mozilla?  How about specifying an
| argument to that?  Not sure if it would work, since mozilla also has a
| paper size option, which may or may not override your intentions.
| I also just pulled up about:config and found a few options which may be
| of interest:


I didn't know about that before.

| print.print.printer_PostScript/default.print_paper_width
| print.print.printer_PostScript/default.print_paper_height
| print.print.printer_PostScript/default.print_paper_name
| scrolling down a bit further, I found the default paper sizes under
| print.tmp.printerfeatures.Postscript/default.paper .  So you
| could add an entry for tabloid by adding a new name, width, height, etc.
| and incrementing the "count" option.

It looks promising, but nothing I tried changed the options available
in the print dialog.

At least I learned how to properly change settings that aren't
presented in the preferences dialog.


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