[cups.general] Setting default margins?

Matthias Czapla dermatsch at gmx.de
Tue Jul 13 12:46:35 PDT 2004

On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 12:17:51PM -0700, Mac Mason wrote:
> Is there a easy way to set the default margins for a printer? I suppose
> I could create a queue that would set the margins and then drop the job
> to the 'real' queue, but that seems like a hack; is there a better way
> to do this?

If you mean the margins used when printing plain text files, you can do:

lpadmin -p <printer> -o page-left=<value> -o page-right=<value> [...]

The values are in points.


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