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Re: ISO 216 vs U.S. paper



On Fri, 2008-02-15 at 10:26 +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Tim Waugh <twaugh <at> redhat.com> writes:
> > The reason this test might be more revealing is that the actual correct
> > paper size for the printer is right there in the printer's PPD.  If the
> > applications aren't getting it from that, they are just guessing.
> 
> But don't many printers support both? The HP printers I've worked with support 
> a range of paper sizes, which contains both A4 and Letter, as well as some 
> smaller formats like A5.

The printer can support both (many -- in fact, usually tens of sizes),
but the PPD in use for the queue will have one as the default.

Tim.
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