KDE apps not using system printer settings

Michael Weghorn m.weghorn at posteo.de
Thu Mar 29 17:42:26 BST 2018

You're welcome!

Please let me know in case the problem should remain despite a new Qt

On 2018-03-28 23:52, Bug Reporter wrote:
> Micheal, thanks for the information and the good news. I'm using Arch
> Linux. I'll get these new versions fairly quickly.
> The version I"m using now is: qt5-base     5.10.1-6
> This version is in the "unstable" repository now: qt5-base     5.11.0beta2-2
> Therefore, I anticipate that I'll get 5.11 shortly after it comes out of
> beta.
> I really appreciate you taking the time to look into this. Otherwise I
> would have been continuing to waste a lot of time and energy going off
> in the wrong direction.
> On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 1:49 PM, Michael Weghorn <m.weghorn at posteo.de
> <mailto:m.weghorn at posteo.de>> wrote:
>     Quite a lot of improvement has been done on the Qt print dialog in the
>     last time, so I  just retested with Qt's current development version.
>     The problem is fixed there, I can no longer reproduce the issue with it.
>     Since most of the improvements already made it into Qt 5.11, the problem
>     will probably be gone as soon as that version makes it into your
>     distribution.
>     (Some of the latest improvements will only make it to Qt 5.12.)
>     On 2018-03-28 16:33, Stephen Dowdy wrote:
>     > I wonder if CUPS (if it is involved in this process), is doing a live query of the printer via IPP (or other) and the printer itself is configured to default to A4 paper?
>     The IPP attributes returned to CUPS by the printer are used to
>     auto-generate a PPD file for the case where the printer has been set up
>     as an "IPP Everywhere" printer, i.e. without explicitly setting a PPD
>     file (can be done by using the '-m everyhwere' option when setting up
>     the printer via 'lpadmin'.
>     However, this should not play a role here. System or user default
>     settings are supposed to override other default values.
>     Regards,
>       Michael

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