xfprint4 : unlogical configuration

Erik Harrison erikharrison at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 20:20:55 CET 2005

On Wed, 12 Jan 2005 11:25:26 +0900, Rob Lahaye <roblahaye at home.nl> wrote:
> Hi,
> I find it a bit annoying to have two totally different configuration
> dialogs for xfprint4:
> 1) Xfce Settings Manager -> Printing system
>    for selection of printing to 'file' or 'lpr-printer'
> 2) The xfprint4 dialog
>    for doing all other stuff, such as file-selection, pretty-print
>    etc.
> For the user's convenience, I suggest to add a file/printer choice
> to xfprint4 dialog.
> The Printing system in Xfce Settings Manager should then have the
> "default" selection (file/printer); and the xfprint4 dialog should
> allow you to deviate from this default selection.
> I often alternate between printing to file and to printer.
> The amount of clicks and dialogs needed in xfce to get everything
> set up each time is far too much!

Yes, but I'm not sure that anyone needs to switch from CUPS to lpr,
and if they do, then they're beyond help.

Perhaps instead there can be a "file" printer always available, and
the "file printing system removed from the configuration dialog?


> Rob.
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