Bug#430914: epiphany-browser: Epiphany ignores paper size when scaling print output

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Mon Jul 2 20:00:38 UTC 2007

severity 430914 normal
tag 430914 unreproducible

Le jeudi 28 juin 2007 à 01:11 -0700, Kevin Brown a écrit :
> While epiphany will remember and save the paper size settings as set in 
> the "Print Setup" dialog, it fails to actually use it for scaling the 
> output.
> The end result is that it appears everything is printed under the 
> assumption that the paper size matches A4 paper.  As I'm in the US, I 
> generally print to US Letter.
> The end result is that the printouts are truncated at the edges, making 
> certain pages difficult if not impossible to read.
> This is easily reproduced by setting your paper size to that of an 
> envelope or small note and then printing.  The size of the output area 
> will be correct but the printout itself will be truncated so that the 
> print area acts as a "window" into the printout itself.

I can indeed reproduce that with note or envelope sizes; this is a known
issue with Gecko, which can only render to a small, fixed number of
paper sizes.

However I can't reproduce this with the US Letter paper size. I have
tried to print the same page in both A4 and US Letter formats; the
results are completely different, and none of them is truncated at the

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