Default page size (was 2.2 release imminent)

Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Mon Apr 16 16:18:10 GMT 2001

On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 09:37:00PM +1000, Damian Ivereigh wrote:

> Could I weigh in on this one. I too have been having this problem,
> however I am not running a standard Samba (just one that got yanked
> off the CVS tree!). This problem has been really easy to re-produce.
> First this seems to be a Letter/A4 problem, so you may have difficulty
> reproducing it unless you pretend to be living outside the US!
> I have only tried this on win2k, but it probably also breaks on NT. So
> setup a printer (upload a driver etc etc) and set everything you can
> find on it A4. Now take a new PC and if you're feeling up to it even
> change the locality on your win2k client to the UK, however it is not
> important. Now, install the new printer onto this local PC. Open up
> Powerpoint (other apps may do, but I know it fails with PP) and set it
> to print on this printer. Set the preferences to be A4 size paper.
> Now close PP. Reopen it and go and set it to print to this printer
> again. Go and check the preferences again. The papersize has either
> changed to Letter or Legal, not A4.
> I hope this helps,

It does, but this probably isn't going to get fixed until
after the 2.2.0 release now. I'll get on it as soon as
we've got the release out.



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