Issue 13453 - page format precedence inconsistency (?)
Summary: page format precedence inconsistency (?)
Alias: None
Product: Writer
Classification: Application
Component: code (show other issues)
Version: OOo 1.0.2
Hardware: PC All
: P3 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Keywords: oooqa
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Reported: 2003-04-15 13:07 UTC by Unknown
Modified: 2013-02-07 22:39 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Unknown 2003-04-15 13:07:53 UTC
When printing a page that has a certain page format (format/page/page/format
listbox) with paper settings in the printer settings dialog set to a page format
that our printer can do, the first setting takes precedence -- I would consider
this a bug, given what the competition word processors do. In M$-Word, I think
that a change of paper format in the printer settings causes the page to be
reformatted (also ugly IMHO, but at least a network printer prints something at

The Postscript output contains a <</PageSize [width height]]>> setpagedevice 
instruction. Maybe, one could simply choose width/height based on the printer
settings dialog, and the layout width and height from format/page/page/format
listbox, and show a warning dialog when such a document is going to be printed...
Comment 1 prgmgr 2003-07-03 17:48:52 UTC
Thank you for your suggestion.
Comment 2 haxwell 2005-02-22 15:45:42 UTC
confirming as a new enhancement issue.

The page on screen still stays the same 8.5 x 11 default size.
Comment 3 bettina.haberer 2010-05-21 14:47:43 UTC
To grep the issues easier via "requirements" I put the issues currently lying on
my owner to the owner "requirements".