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Re: Problem printing



Bob Taylor wrote:

> I am running FC3 and using Tex for letters and other documents I write.
> I have found that the top margin is totally ignored and all printing
> seems to be at the top of the page. If I want a 54pt top margin, the
> beginning of the page is at the top. If I use the default 1 inch top
> margin and 1 inch left margin, then the left margin is 1.5 inch and the
> top is 1.05. If I set all margins including the hard ones, then I get
> the same 1.5 inch margins. I am using a HP DeskJet 694C printer. It
> seems *something* is ignoring the top margin setting. I have changed the
> settings via system-config-printer without any change. I have used the -
> o page-top=54 option to lpr without any change. I have used the -O x,y
> option of dvips without any change. I have used this same printer
> running Red Hat 6.2 on this same computer before I installed FC2 on it,
> without this problem so it is *not* the printer. I have not found what
> or where these margins are set!

If you are just concerned with TeX settings,
you could run "texconfig" and look at the dvips settings.

You can set \topmargin , \oddsidemargin and \evensidemargin 
in individual LaTeX documents,
but that shouldn't be necessary.


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