[cups] CUPS printing problems with 'Fit to Page Size'

Bernard bdebreil at teaser.fr
Mon Apr 27 16:16:59 PDT 2015

Helge Blischke wrote:
> To get back to the old behavior, supply one of the options
> "nofitplot" "filplot=Off", "nofit-to-page", or "fit-to-page=Off".
> (from the README file).
> Please try one of the options listed in the last line of the above 
> text snippet
> and tell if it then works as you expected.
> Helge
I did the test : it works, it does, in fact, with any of the four options.

So my problem is solved as far as image printing is concerned. However, 
for some reason that I don't understand, this driver still behaves 
strangely in printing sheets from LibreOffice Calc: only part of the 
sheet is being printed and it goes up to paper size in one direction... 
just as it acted before.

For the time being, I have found a way to get through this: I have 
installed two 'printers' using the same hardware, one uses 'hpcups 
3.14.3', the other uses 'CUPS+Gutenprint v5.2.10-pre2' ; I select the 
first one for LibreOffice Calc and texts and it works perfectly for that 
purpose ; I select the second one for image printing since it offers a 
lot more many options and gives good photographs on Epson 'glossy' paper.

As for my earlier problem printing images with the Gutenprint driver, I 
should have read the 'README file !

Thanks for your help


> Am 26.04.2015 um 23:30 schrieb Bernard:
>> Hi to Everyone, 

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