Postscript printing problems

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Tue Sep 30 02:26:45 BST 2003

David Banas wrote:
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> When I print from Konqueror or Kate to my Postscript printer (HP LaserJet 
> 5100), the print job previews correctly but doesn't print correctly - the top 
> half inch or so of the text is cut off. That is, it appears as though the 
> printer attempted to print the top half inch of the text above the page's 
> "imageable area". The result is that the printed text "runs off" the top of 
> the page.

This is a really stupid question, but: are you trying to print A4 on US 
letter.  I make that mistake from time to time and that is what happens 
because PostScript measures from the *bottom* of the page.


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