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Topic: selecting printer paper
Conf: (P-PDF) Beginners, Msg: 112091
From: Niappi
Date: 5/25/2004 11:30 PM

Hi, I have php scripts that create pdf files that must be printed automatically (with javascript) on 2 different printers with different paper sizes depending on the script.

Each printer has its own default format. One is a standard letter size 8 1/2" x 11" on a laser printer. The second printer is an old dotmatrix printer with a special format as default.

My problem is this. When I use the getPrintParams object, the default paper format is always letter and never the default paper format for the printer. I've tried using suppress-rotate and automatically select paper format by pdf size. But all they seem to do is print my document sideways.

Is there a way to specify the paper format?
something like pp.paperSize = letter ?

thank you for you help

excerpt of my code / une partie du code
$script = "var pp = this.getPrintParams();pp.interactive = pp.constants.interactionLevel.full;pp.printerName = '\\\\\\\\HOST\\\\PRINTER';this.print(pp);";

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