> To: email@example.com
> From: ad...@pilobilus.net
> Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2016 19:00:04 -0400
> Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Margins for printing
> On 07/11/2016 01:25 PM, John_D wrote:
> > The "File/Print/Image settings" tab allows for specifying "centered" or for
> > setting top and left margins, and the image in the preview pane adjusts
> > accordingly; but when printed these settings have no effect: the image is
> > always at top left.
> > I must be missing something?
> If so, I have been missing the same thing for years. Maybe somebody on
> the developer team can cast some light on this.
> Meanwhile, I import images made in the GIMP into a Scribus document,
> using guide lines on the Scribus canvas to set margins, and export the
> page(s) as PDF. This method does work, enables one to print with any
> printer via any operating system, and provides advantages in terms of
> the ability to lay out pages with multiple images, text, etc.
This actually has been a known bug for almost 10 years running; currently the
only (in-GIMP) workaround is to pad your image canvas size out by the desired
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=562619 (since 2008)
(The centering option technically does work fine, since all it does is
calculate the corresponding print margins; it's the print margins
themselves that are the problem.)
Numbers may not lie, but neither do they tell the whole truth.
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