[Libreoffice-ux-advise] [Bug 94097] New: Make 'Print to File' button always visible in print dialog

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Thu Sep 10 06:25:38 PDT 2015


            Bug ID: 94097
           Summary: Make 'Print to File' button always visible in print
           Product: LibreOffice
           Version: Inherited From OOo
          Hardware: Other
                OS: All
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: enhancement
          Priority: medium
         Component: Printing and PDF export
          Assignee: libreoffice-bugs at lists.freedesktop.org
          Reporter: philipz85 at hotmail.com
                CC: bubli at bubli.org,
                    libreoffice-ux-advise at lists.freedesktop.org

If you open up the print dialog and click on the options tab's print to file
checkbox, the OK button while be swapped with a 'Print to File...' button. This
print to file option should always be visible, as many users wanting this
option will miss this useful option found in print dialogs in other apps (bug

The print to file/pdf option is visible in the default OS print dialogs in OSX,
Gnome, KDE, Windows, as well as in the print dialogs of apps word processors
from IBM Symphony, MS Office (they install a virtual printer), WPS, Calligra
(it uses the KDE print dialog), WordPerfect.

All these print dialogs can be seen here -

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