LibreOffice 6.1.5.2 - Problem with Prints to a Fax Printer

asked 2019-11-26 08:53:26 +0200

imp gravatar image

updated 2020-07-19 00:16:34 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Hello.

I recently updated an old LibreOffice Installation from version 3.3.2 to version 6.1.5.2.

Problem is, that all after the update my document template isnt working anymore. In my template there is a faxnumber which the document should be faxed to. With LibreOffice 3.x these faxnumber was passed through the Fax Software (Actfax, Version 6.95) during a print to the Fax Printer. This isn´t working with LibreOffice 6.1.5.2. Someone told me, that LibreOffice in newer (actual) versions handles prints different than in version 3.x - it generates a picture during printing process, so that Actfax Software isnt able to read out the faxnumber from the document anymore.

Is there a way to change this / turn this off?

My Software Setup: Windows Server 2012 R2 Actfax 6.95 LibreOffice 6.1.5.2

Thanks for ideas / help!

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Mentioned on IRC:

iplaw67: imp: I'm guessing that you are using the old print subsystem with LO3.x, that was removed a while ago.

iplaw67: yes, see here:

iplaw67: https://askubuntu.com/questions/773879/how-to-send-faxes-directly-from-within-libreoffice

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2019-11-26 09:01:54 +0200 )edit