Feature request #15161

Set page size and orientation automatically when printing a map

Added by R. R. over 4 years ago. Updated over 4 years ago.

Status:Closed
Priority:Normal
Assignee:-
Category:Map Composer/Printing
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:up/downstream
Easy fix?:No Copied to github as #:23100

Description

Is there a way to set the printer driver‘s page size and orientation automatically? Such a feature would be quite useful. I often forget to change these settings before printing :/

15161.png (189 KB) R. R., 2016-06-28 12:03 PM

History

#1 Updated by R. R. over 4 years ago

#2 Updated by R. R. over 4 years ago

#3 Updated by Nyall Dawson over 4 years ago

  • Resolution set to up/downstream
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

QGIS tries to by using the Qt printer methods, but it's not always possible (according to the Qt documentation)

#4 Updated by Andreas Neumann over 4 years ago

any better with qt5 ?

#5 Updated by R. R. over 4 years ago

LibreCAD 2.1.1 (Qt 5.4.1) sets the page size and orientation automatically.

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