[opensuse] Re: Firefox 3 and kprinter for PDF
- From: samk@xxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 07:58:37 -0600 (CST)
See Thread at: http://www.techienuggets.com/Detail?tx=41228 Posted on behalf of a User
I have successfully modified a single value in about:config so that the native print to file dialog in Firefox 3 consistently defaults to pdf and the default directory and file name of my choice.
I posted the solution to this link forums-test.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=1010695
Scroll down to the last post in that thread, entitled "How to Modify about:config to Make the Firefox 3 "print to file" Dialog Window Default to pdf (instead of postscript) and Default to the Directory and File Name of Your Choice"
One cannot get Firefox 3 to send print jobs to kprinter so this is the closest you can get to the convenience of the kprinter dialog. Not a perfect solution but better than nothing.
In Response To:
I usually print to PDF's with most programmes. In all I can choose a
PostScript/default Printer and enter in the Properties under Print
Command "kprinter". Then kprinter takes over and prints wherever or
whatever I need; in this case PDF. How can I do that in Firefox 3's menu
item Print. I can no longer enter a print command. (openSUSE 10.3 /
The print to File in FireFox is nice, but you have to enter the whole
path every time you print a document, and it always uses the very first
document name you used as print.ps (which actually kprinter also did,
but the path was remembered though). Can a default path or previous path
with previous file name be 'remembered'?
To unsubscribe, e-mail: opensuse+noway@xxxxxxxx
For additional commands, e-mail: opensuse+noway@xxxxxxxx
To unsubscribe, e-mail: opensuse+unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxx
For additional commands, e-mail: opensuse+help@xxxxxxxxxxxx