Ask Your Question

text in Portrait but print in Lanscape orientation

asked 2017-08-06 23:35:06 +0200 gravatar image

My text is typed in portrait orientation,but when I open printer it shows and print in landscape orientation. Couldn't find page set up.


edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

2 Answers

Sort by » oldest newest most voted

answered 2017-08-07 01:44:36 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

updated 2017-08-07 16:05:13 +0200

Menu/Format/Page - Page?

Edited 20170807

Bug report: PRINTs landscape despite configured as portrait (Mac OS)

edit flag offensive delete link more


The problem seems to relate to LETTER page format. The workaround (mentioned in comment 14 of bug mentioned by m.a.riosv) is to slightly shrink the page size in LibreOffice.

See also:

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2017-08-07 18:38:25 +0200 )edit

Wow, this bug is over 2 years old. Being able to properly print seems like a key function in a word processor.

edbro9 gravatar imageedbro9 ( 2017-08-07 18:59:25 +0200 )edit

We need a Mac developer to fix Mac-only bugs. Would you volunteer?

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2017-08-07 19:03:52 +0200 )edit

answered 2017-08-07 13:53:48 +0200

edbro9 gravatar image

updated 2017-08-07 14:07:14 +0200

I have the same problem on my Mac. The same document printing to the same printer works fine from my PC. I believe it to be a bug.

I will also add that Print Preview shows it correctly oriented.

Version: on Mac OS Sierra

edit flag offensive delete link more


Just installed version 5.3.5002 on iMac with Mac OS Sierra and still has this same problem. Both suggested work arounds are awkward for a new user. Can this not be corrected, as I see later releases still have the same bug.

Goggy gravatar imageGoggy ( 2017-08-08 01:38:41 +0200 )edit

Another issue. Pages app from start up presents new document in 4 seconds, Word in even less time. Took me a full 17 seconds to get to a new Writer blank page from start up.

Goggy gravatar imageGoggy ( 2017-08-13 06:50:30 +0200 )edit

Same here (almost) ver 5.4.2 on OS X Sierra. Print Preview (Writer) shows incorrect orientation... (Calc) presents the correct orientation. Also slow startup.

dearth-of-surfeit gravatar imagedearth-of-surfeit ( 2017-10-21 23:36:20 +0200 )edit
Login/Signup to Answer

Question Tools

1 follower


Asked: 2017-08-06 23:35:06 +0200

Seen: 235 times

Last updated: Aug 07 '17