If you look in your office applications they too can set the default paper
They also remember the size of the paper that the document was created on.
If it is not one of these products then the driver may not be sending a A4
paper size command to the printer. The printer then will switch to its
default paper size (which can be changed or course) of letter.
The only true way to fix this is to get America to go metric like the rest
of the WORLD!
(the cold war is over!) Look at what happened to the last probe to Mar. It
crashed because someone read Metres as Yards.
a Yard is about 10 cm shorter than a Metre!
> I'm connecting to shared printers (HPLJ 2100 and HPLJ 4050) over the
> On the print server (Win2k SP1), device settings and printing preferences
> are set to A4. However, on the clients (Win2k SP1), the printing
> default to Letter and I have to change it manually.
> Is there any way to force it to default to A4 or have Microsoft missed
> the majority of the world use A4 sized papers, not Letter...? If it can't
> forced through any visible settings, where do I find the registry settings
> that hold the printing preferences?
> The drivers are the ones that ships with Win2k.