Dropping First couple characters on left side of Page

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Fri Jul 23 10:55:59 PDT 2004

Russbucket wrote:
> I have an HP G55 officejet printer. I have the latest versions of CUPS, the
> HP print drivers ,etc. I'm new to Linux. Where can I increase the size of
> the left margin, It appears the driver does not allow enough space for the
> none printable area. I'm printing 8.5" x 11" pages. 
> Using SuSE 9.0 personal.

The following provides a 1/4" margin on the left and right:

     lpoptions -p printer -o page-left=18 -o page-right=18

The numbers are in points (72 points = 1 inch, ~28 points = 1 cm)

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Printing Software for UNIX                       http://www.easysw.com

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