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Print preview and printing bug

asked 2019-04-02 16:19:51 +0200

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updated 2019-04-03 07:13:15 +0200

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Please open the file. Select all cells with borders, i.e. from B4 to H14

Press Alt-O-P to go to Page Style

Under Page tab, set Format to Letter (8.5x11.00) , Orientation Portrait. Margins: Left, Right and Bottom set to 0.20" , Top set to 0.79" Table alignment set to Horizontal

Under Header tab, uncheck Header on

Under Footer tab, uncheck Footer on

Under Sheet tab, Scaling mode set to Reduce/enlarge printout, Scaling factor set to 123%

Click ok to exit.

Press Ctrl-P to go to Print window

Under General tab, choose Selected cells

The 1/1 that appears below the preview is correct. But look at the preview itself. It looks like it has a one-inch margin on both left and right sides, which is erroneous because we have set it to 0.20", as stated above. If I went ahead and print it on paper, it will look exactly the same as that preview.

The preview as well as the print-out is supposed to show that the entire selected cells are enlarged enough such that the margins on both left and right sides are approximately 0.20".

Trust me, I do this on a weekly basis. This is the first time I've encountered this bug.

This is on LibreOffice

Older version does NOT have this problem.

Thanks much!

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Which OS do you use?

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2019-04-02 17:45:45 +0200 )edit

Operating System? It's the latest Lubuntu, version 18.10 And it came with LibreOffice , then I installed Base, then I noticed the LibreOffice version is now Both versions have this print preview and printing bug.

marlon gravatar imagemarlon ( 2019-04-03 04:57:22 +0200 )edit

Also, I just tried it on an older Lubuntu, version 16.04, which has LibreOffice Version:, and it doesn't have this print preview and printing problem.

marlon gravatar imagemarlon ( 2019-04-03 05:03:30 +0200 )edit

@Marion with me Windows 10, Version 1809, 64-Bit | LibreOffice, Version: (x64).

Somebody else will be able to help you better. I wish you success.

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2019-04-03 07:33:23 +0200 )edit

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answered 2019-04-03 08:39:13 +0200

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You can check Bugzilla for a bug. If not, you can enter a bug there. Please post the link from your bug here. To do this, edit your question or write a comment. Thank you.

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