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Using OpenOffice with 10.04 I was able to print to a Postscript file, but I find I can't do this with LibreOffice and 12.04 - print-to-file goes to PDF.

I want this feature so that I can use a FinePrint-like tool called fprint to print .PS files in booklet form.

When I print from other applications I'm offered the usual choice of printers, including print to .PS, but LibreOffice restricts my choice.

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I eventually came cross the solution by accident, but it is also dealt with at the URL given by nomnex (was above, now below!).

File=>Print: Select PDF Choose Options Tab: Select Print To File Press "Print To File" button, select the destination directory, and enter the filename. It seems that the only option here is to print to .PS format.

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It's gone. You can see my post here http://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=57250

The first link gives a possible workaround setting your printer using /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/spadmin

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. –  Oyibo Nov 11 '12 at 8:50
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