kprinter dialog bad fonts
f.reifenstahl at seelig.de
Fri Aug 15 08:10:06 BST 2003
> > I've been quite happily using Open Office and kprinter for some time.
> > However I recently upgraded to kde 3.1.2 and open office 1.1 beta2
> > (under linux gentoo) and now when I print to kprinter in openoffice,
> > the dialog appears to be using a bad font.
> > Every character in the dialog is displayed as a square (the way
> > characters usually appear when the current font doesn't actually
> > contain a representation of that character)
> > If I print from a kde application the dialog is perfectly legible.
> > And the same goes for running kprinter from a konsole.
> > So the problem seems to be specific to open office (I don't have any
> > other non-kde apps that I print from that I can test this with)
> > Theres no error messages being sent to stdout by either of them.
> > Like I said, this problem has only surfaced with the latest version
> > of kde and open office (I upgraded both at the same time, so I'm not
> > really sure which's at fault, though I have to wonder how openoffice
> > could cause this), the printer is setup the same way it's always
> > been, that is, standard generic printer, print command "kprinter
> > --stdin"
> > If anyone has any ideas I'd appreciate them.
> I'd go download the latest OOo11rc3 at
> or perhaps Gentoo has a later version. The rc3 may be replaced with an
> rc4 soon if all goes well and will become the OOo11.
I'm running rc3. The described problem still occurs.
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