Jeremy Davis
Jeremy Davis
Sitecore, C# and web development
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Posts from April 2022

Pesky Paper for PDF Printers

Why can't I pick a custom size?

Recently I needed to do an odd bit of printing. I needed to generate an A3 PDF for printing which had crop marks around it. That means it needs to be printed to "a bit larger than A3" size. In the past I'd used Foxit's PDF printer for this (where it just worked), but that no longer seems to be free. Turns out the default Windows PDF printer needs a bit of hackery to enable using odd-sized paper. I'm sure I'll find myself needing to do this again in the future, so this is a reminder for my future self.

Windows Printing ~4 min. read

Is this the most important slide from SUGCON?

Not clickbait - an actual opinion

I wasn't at SUGCON this year, but I was watching the Twitter reactions, and I've chatted to a few community people about what was said at the event. And in amongst all the exiting technical stuff about XM Cloud, I think there's one slide which really stands out to me...