<Twice I tried to send this to the new list, and both times it bounced.
I give up on the new list.>
<OK, old list now working either. Trying a third "new" list.>
Libreoffice 3.4.4 on Fedora 16, x86_64.
Printer: Laserjet 4M+ (Postscript Level 2)
I used OOo for many years and never had this problem until I switched
Whenever I print to this printer I must remember to go into Properties>
Options > Device and change the print type from PDF to Postscript. If
I do not the text will fail to be kerned according to the font metrics;
that is, a proportional font will be spaced as though it was a
All other applications print fine. There is no setting for this in the
driver, which uses a PPD file.
I looked everywhere for a setting to set it to use Postscript as the
default, but I can't find it.
It is extra work to have to change this setting all the time. And
usually I forget to change the setting and have to print the page again
after I realize that I forgot. This is very annoying, and it wastes
paper, toner and electricity.
I really hope someone can tell me how to change the default behavior,
else I will have to remove Libreoffice and reinstall OOo.
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