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Problem with print dialogue

I have this version of libre office: Build ID: 1:6.4.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.3

I cannot see the OK button on the print dialgoue because the dialogue is
too big for my screen and there is no scroll bar nor can i change the
dialogue's size. It is very frustrating.

Can anyone help?

Thanks,

John Sweeney


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Re: Problem with print dialogue

Hi John,
You might be able to move the Print dialog screen by holding down the Alt
key while clicking-and-holding the mouse button on the dialog screen.  This
may allow you to move the screen around so that you can see the OK button.
You should then be able to select this button.
cheers
Mike



On Wed, 8 Apr 2020 at 12:04, John Sweeney <[hidden email]> wrote:

> I have this version of libre office: Build ID: 1:6.4.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.3
>
> I cannot see the OK button on the print dialgoue because the dialogue is
> too big for my screen and there is no scroll bar nor can i change the
> dialogue's size. It is very frustrating.
>
> Can anyone help?
>
> Thanks,
>
> John Sweeney
>
>
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Re: Problem with print dialogue

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I understand your problem, I don't know why it changed.
Under Tools>options>Libreoffice>General there is a check box  for print
dialogues.

It makes no difference for me, I get the same print dialogue
(libreoffice) either way, so may that's a bug.

Steve

On 08/04/2020 14:03, John Sweeney wrote:

> I have this version of libre office: Build ID: 1:6.4.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.3
>
> I cannot see the OK button on the print dialgoue because the dialogue is
> too big for my screen and there is no scroll bar nor can i change the
> dialogue's size. It is very frustrating.
>
> Can anyone help?
>
> Thanks,
>
> John Sweeney
>
>


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Re: Problem with print dialogue

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Hi Mike, nice reminder.
This works for me.
steve

On 08/04/2020 14:18, Michael Manning wrote:

> Hi John,
> You might be able to move the Print dialog screen by holding down the Alt
> key while clicking-and-holding the mouse button on the dialog screen.  This
> may allow you to move the screen around so that you can see the OK button.
> You should then be able to select this button.
> cheers
> Mike
>
>
>
> On Wed, 8 Apr 2020 at 12:04, John Sweeney <[hidden email]> wrote:
>
>> I have this version of libre office: Build ID: 1:6.4.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.3
>>
>> I cannot see the OK button on the print dialgoue because the dialogue is
>> too big for my screen and there is no scroll bar nor can i change the
>> dialogue's size. It is very frustrating.
>>
>> Can anyone help?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> John Sweeney
>>
>>
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PulkitKrishna00 PulkitKrishna00
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Re: Problem with print dialogue

Hello,
Are you using ubuntu? If yes, then I have already filled a bug against this
problem in Ubuntu. If you are using another OS the reply back stating your
OS.
Pulkit Krishna


On Wed, Apr 8, 2020 at 8:13 AM Steve Edmonds <[hidden email]>
wrote:

> Hi Mike, nice reminder.
> This works for me.
> steve
>
> On 08/04/2020 14:18, Michael Manning wrote:
> > Hi John,
> > You might be able to move the Print dialog screen by holding down the Alt
> > key while clicking-and-holding the mouse button on the dialog screen.
> This
> > may allow you to move the screen around so that you can see the OK
> button.
> > You should then be able to select this button.
> > cheers
> > Mike
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 8 Apr 2020 at 12:04, John Sweeney <[hidden email]>
> wrote:
> >
> >> I have this version of libre office: Build ID: 1:6.4.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.3
> >>
> >> I cannot see the OK button on the print dialgoue because the dialogue is
> >> too big for my screen and there is no scroll bar nor can i change the
> >> dialogue's size. It is very frustrating.
> >>
> >> Can anyone help?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> John Sweeney
> >>
> >>
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Re: Problem with print dialogue

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The issue is known and has been fixed https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=127782

On 08.04.20 04:03, John Sweeney wrote:

> I have this version of libre office: Build ID: 1:6.4.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.3
>
> I cannot see the OK button on the print dialgoue because the dialogue is
> too big for my screen and there is no scroll bar nor can i change the
> dialogue's size. It is very frustrating.
>
> Can anyone help?
>
> Thanks,
>
> John Sweeney
>
>

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On 4/7/20 8:03 PM, John Sweeney wrote:

> I have this version of libre office: Build ID: 1:6.4.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.3
>
> I cannot see the OK button on the print dialgoue because the dialogue is
> too big for my screen and there is no scroll bar nor can i change the
> dialogue's size. It is very frustrating.
>
> Can anyone help?
>
> Thanks,
>
> John Sweeney

I see it has been determined to be a bug and fixed, so this is just an
FYI for everyone.  And, maybe a developer will read this.  :-)

I don't know if this is true of Linux, but Windows and Macs have a
magnify function in the OS, so folks like me can enlarge the data on the
screen.  It's an inconvenient solution for full time use if you use the
option that imitates a magnifying glass.

However, one of the options you have is a setting, both OSes, that that
creates a "virtual screen" that is larger than your display.  Back in
the Win 3.x days, some graphics cards had this option, and at least one
of them called it a virtual desktop.  Using this is like having a 6X6
sized screen, but looking at it through a 3X3 hole.  And you slide the
6X6 screen around until the item you are searching for appears in the
3X3 hole.

Today, the ability to change screen resolutions is a far, far better
option.  I have 2 monitors that are 1920X1200 native resolution.  I used
to be able to read that setting with no problem.  But not any more.  :-(
  The simple solution was to change the screen resolution setting to the
next lower resolution that has the same aspect ratio.  If the next one
down doesn't quite work, go one more.  So the resolution displayed by my
Mac is 1600X1000, and on Windows 10 it's 1680X1050.

This idea works great, until you start working with a laptop and small
screen.  If a dialogue box is not designed to work with a smaller
resolution, say 800X600, you will have the exact problem you mentioned.

In Windows, this can also happen if you set the magnification from 100%
to 125%, for example.  I had a client where the magnification was set to
125%, and the dialogue box for a particular program had the buttons off
the bottom of the screen.  I could force the screen to move using the
mouse, but as soon as I let the mouse button go so I could click on a
button, the screen snapped back to the original position.


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I'm not sure if there is any fix for size of the dialog. Other respondents
have already indicated there is a bug report for the issue.

The minimum recommended screen resolution is 1024x768. If your screen
resolution is below this, resolution may be the problem.
https://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/system-requirements/

Presuming you are using Ubntu then a workaround to move the dialog so the
OK button is visible, hold down the SuperKey (Windows key) and then click
and hold anywhere on the dialog to drag it to a position where the OK
button is accessible.

This technique can be used *anywhere* on a window to drag it to a new
location. It really is convenient. Sometimes I use it just to save a bit of
time arranging windows since I don't have to get the mouse on the title bar
to drag a window and can just move them starting with the mouse wherever it
happens to be.

On Tue, Apr 7, 2020 at 10:04 PM John Sweeney <[hidden email]>
wrote:

> I have this version of libre office: Build ID: 1:6.4.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.3
>
> I cannot see the OK button on the print dialgoue because the dialogue is
> too big for my screen and there is no scroll bar nor can i change the
> dialogue's size. It is very frustrating.
>
> Can anyone help?
>
> Thanks,
>
> John Sweeney
>
>
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This may work.

>
>   Wayland solution
>
> Since Ubuntu 18.04, Wayland
> <<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayland_(display_server_protocol)######">https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayland_(display_server_protocol)######>
> is the default display protocol.
> To enable scaling:
>
>  *
>
>     Enable fractional Scaling experimental-feature:
>
>     |gsettings set org.gnome.mutter experimental-features
>     "['scale-monitor-framebuffer']" |
>  *
>
>     Restart the computer.
>
>   * Open /Settings/ -> /Devices/ -> /Displays/
>   * Now you should see 25 % step scales, like 125 %, 150 %, 175 %.
>     Click on one of them and see if it works.
>
Quote from:
https://askubuntu.com/questions/1029436/enable-fractional-scaling-for-ubuntu-18-04

I do not know if it has reduction settings.

It may be possible to set a separate workspace using the above, but I'm
no expert.

Anybody else?


On 4/7/20 10:03 PM, John Sweeney wrote:

> I have this version of libre office: Build ID: 1:6.4.2-0ubuntu0.18.04.3
>
> I cannot see the OK button on the print dialgoue because the dialogue is
> too big for my screen and there is no scroll bar nor can i change the
> dialogue's size. It is very frustrating.
>
> Can anyone help?
>
> Thanks,
>
> John Sweeney
>
>

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