Re: set default print options on printer
On Sat 10 Mar 2018 at 23:01:29 +0000, Brian wrote:
> 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.
I've got over this now. :) and would rather not detract from producing
an acceptable solution to the problem.
The issue of having an Advanced tab for changing a user's PageSize is
neither here nor there because it can be done with lpoptions on stretch.
On unstable and testing the situation is that A4 rules, ok!
> The removal of the "Advanced" tab in the print dialog is a known
> issue in Qt. Apparently the Qt developers were unhappy with how
> the dialog worked in Qt4 and removed it in Qt5. There were plans
> to replace it with something better, but lack of time and money
> have stalled this. Further information (including links to
> relevant mailing list discussions) is available on the Qt
> bugtracker: https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-54464