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Re: When do we get a more usable printer dialog for GNOME?



On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 03:31 +0200, Gérard Milmeister wrote:
> The current printer dialog of GNOME applications (is this
> supplied by gnome-print?) is only usable for printer
> that do not have any important settings (mostly PostScript
> laser printers). Colour printers have many settings, most
> importantly print quality and paper type. These are all
> configurable via CUPS. But the GNOME print dialog only
> shows some standard options. Of course the options can
> be set globally using system-config-printer, which is
> not acceptable for such a task, which is independent of
> the system settings.
> After all cups is standard in most Linux distrbutions
> for quite a long time, a KDE *does* allow advanced
> settings (even if the dialog is not very well done).
> Are there plans by the Fedora Core development team to
> change this?

GTK+ 2.10 will have printing support. You can check out the
current state of affairs in the gtk-printing branch in cvs.



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