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Re: Problem printing



On Wed, 31 Aug 2005, 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!

As a first step, find out what the postscript looks like.
Make an actual file.
Look at the bounding box.
Use ghostview or something to get its idea of what should be printed.

-- 
Mike   hennebry web cs ndsu NoDak edu
"There are three kinds of people,
those who can count and those who can't."


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