[K12OSN] OpenOffice Printing Help`

David Trask dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us
Mon Sep 20 14:09:36 UTC 2004

What versions of K12LTSP and OO are you using?

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Mon Sep 20 2004 at 09:52 +0000 wrote:
>The printing from openoffice has not worked for me in quite some time. 
>I would prefer to set it so that ANY printing from openoffice is forced 
>to the generic lpr program (which is actually, for me, pointed to a 
>printer selection utility).
>Is there any way to get this done?  Ironically, I *don't* want the other 
>installed cups printers to be available in openoffice, AND I would like 
>to add a comment "Print to this printer" for the generic one...
>I see in /usr/lib/openoffice there are some config files for psprint -- 
>but how do I force users to read that?  I see that everyone already has 
>a .openoffice folder in their home directory, and blanketly erasing it 
>scares me.  PLUS, I'm still not sure how to get openoffice to stop 
>listing all the installed cups printers.  Even though they are listed, 
>none of them actually work -- and they don't give error messages...
>Thanks in advance for any pointers,

David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us

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