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Changes printer paper size [closed]

asked 2013-08-30 01:03:41 +0100

traintie gravatar image

updated 2015-11-07 11:21:52 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I am trying, unsuccessfully, to print on 5.5" X 8.5" paper (punched Day Planner). EVERY time it changes from "custom" to 8.5" X 11". I have newest printer drivers. Have talked to Canon. LO Version 4.1.0.4. I have even done settings for printers in Control Panel. Thanks for any help! Rob

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Are you doing this from "Printer Settings" dialog or Writer's "Page Style" dialog?

Ahmad gravatar imageAhmad ( 2013-08-30 01:50:48 +0100 )edit

I have set it in the Writers Page Style where the preview is correct. I also set it in the Printer Settings, but the Preview and the Print show the small page in the upper left corner of 8.5 X 11"

traintie gravatar imagetraintie ( 2013-08-30 19:46:43 +0100 )edit

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answered 2013-08-30 09:19:32 +0100

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What operating system are you running? If you are using GNU/Linux you can run the spadmin tool from the command line to permanently set the printer settings.

$ /opt/libreoffice4.1/program/spadmin
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Windows 7. (Or have Vista available)

traintie gravatar imagetraintie ( 2013-08-30 19:41:50 +0100 )edit

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