Gerald, don't forget to send mail to the bug (not just to me). I have
bounced all your previous posts there for you.
On Tue 10 Jul 2018 at 20:51:35 +0200, ing_g_kollenda wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 5. Juli 2018, 23:44:27 schrieben Sie:
> > On Sat 30 Jun 2018 at 17:20:44 +0100, Brian Potkin wrote:
> > > On Fri 29 Jun 2018 at 16:20:11 +0200, ing_g_kollenda wrote:
> > > > i just installed this ppd as a additional accout for my printer. But it
> > > > is not possible to select a A3 paper size.
> > > >
> > > > When i look into the .ppd i also do not find a definition for a3 paper.
> > >
> > > The correct PPD is attached. Please try it with both suggested
> > > techniques and do not forget to mail the bug report when you reply.
> > Any progress on this?
> > Regards,
> > Brian.
> Hello Brian,
> today i found some time for research on the problem.
> First of all i merged the A3 lines into my functional debian .ppd. I made
> additional changes with the default paper sizes but with no useful effect.
> The resulting .ppd is Canon-S4500-Neu.ppd.
> I am able to select A3 size. I put A3 paper into the printer. When I print a
> testpage in A3 size the actual printed area is 21,1cm * 27,3cm, the rest of
> the print is missing (paper is white). So parts of the frame and the legend
> (Media Limits ...) of the test page is missing. The same happens if i print a
> A3 page from another program. The actual printed area is too small. In my
> understanding i added all necessary lines to the .ppd.
> I made another test and selected the paper size tabloid. This is nearly the
> size of A3 (less width but a little bit longer). When i print a test page in
> tabloid the test page is ok (a little bit is missing at the end, because of
> the shorter paper).
> My original .ppd ist functional for A4 printing (i did noch check other
> papersizes). It is added as Canon-S4500.ppd.
> In my opinion all seems to be correct. But it isn't. I hope you find the
> reason why the printed area is too small.
> Thank you for your efforts.
I am going call it a day for the moment. Perhaps a new idea might occur
to me in a while.
Thank you for all your investigations.