Duh! I'm on Linux (Gentoo) with Gimp 2.4.1 installed. Should have said; I
keep forgetting there's other platforms out there!
On Sat, 03 Nov 2007 13:27:38 -0000, norman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Is there any way to get the print dialog in 2.4 to work like the old
>> Gimp-Print one? The new one is hopeless: doesn't list my printers (which
>> the old one didn't either but at least I could tell it about them),
>> take a .ppd file to set printable area or indeed any other feature of
>> printers, refuses to remember ANY details of any sort so when printing a
>> series of images of the same size, for example, I have to select "ignore
>> printer margins" for each one (and I have no idea what those print
>> are nor where they originate) and type the name of the printer manually
>> every time, which gets tedious very quickly.
> I believe a lot depends on which version of Gimp one uses so an
> indication of the operating system could be helpful. I am unfortunate in
> that I haven't yet got Gimp 2.4.1 installed as there is nothing yet for
> non-techies using Ubuntu. However, according to the image in Akkana
> Peck's book it looks the same as in earlier versions of Gimp as does the
> page in Gimp 2.4 rc3.
>> I assume that the print dialog in 2.4 is a placeholder for soemthing
>> but I don't know what. Should I be using Gutenprint now?
> I believe that printing in Gimp is via a plugin which on Linux systems
> is Gutenprint.
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