Openoffice 2.0 and kprinter
reitenbach at rapideye.de
Wed Jun 29 07:48:43 BST 2005
don't know whether its OO fault, kprinter or whether it is just me (:
so I'm asking my question here:
I'm trying to get OpenOffice 2 to use kprinter and to show me the kprinter
dialog when printing.
my first try was to add a pdf creator and use the command kprinter --stdin,
but OpenOffice always ignored that i wanted this printer as a default.
second i tried to manually edit the psprint.conf file, also without any luck.
third i added the line
to my .profile file and OO ignores the cups, and i can add a ordinary printer,
exactly kprinter. there is only one problem: the file is printed out correctly
using the kprinter dialog but after the kprinter dialog disappears i recieve a
message from openoffice stating: "error while printing"
and nothing more. anybody a hint what i can do?
why do i want to do this? all other applications use kprinter for printing,
$AVERAGEUSER is highly disturbed when there no kprinter dialog shows up when
printing from openoffice. especially when in cups something like n-up page
printing or duplex or whatever was saved prior from printing from another
application, OO will pick these defaults regardless whether the user wants
that or not.
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