Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'd like to print a PDF with custom page margin settings.

So I opened the PDF with Evince (standard document viewer) and added a new page size in the print dialog:

It has a bigger margin on the right side in this case.

But on the printed paper or in the print preview the margins are ignored no matter what the exact settings are. When I do the same procedure in GIMP in the print dialog it works perfectly as expected but Evince just seems to ignore the margin settings. Unfortunately in GIMP I can't print all pages in a PDF at once so I'm looking for a solution with Evince or a better PDF viewer if there is one.

share|improve this question
    
What is set on the Page Handling tab in Page Scaling? It should be set to Shrink or Fit to Printable Area, especially if the source document has different page size than the format used in your printer. –  jnv May 12 '12 at 17:16
    
Yes, I tried with both. Still margins are ignored. –  P_M May 12 '12 at 17:37
add comment

1 Answer

You can try Okular that can print all pages in a PDF like Evince.

share|improve this answer
    
Well, the same happend with Okular. I set a big border margin on one side and printed to a PDF and it ignores it too. –  P_M May 12 '12 at 17:50
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.