Mavericks Update:
Setting A Default Paper Size

The Mac Admin reader David noted that the preference file and key referenced in Setting A Default Paper Size no longer manages the default paper size setting in OS X v10.9 Mavericks. The new file is ~/Library/Preferences/org.cups.PrintingPrefs.plist This makes the new preference domain: org.cups.PrintingPrefs The Key that governs the preference remains the same: DefaultPaperID The values remain […]

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Setting A Default Paper Size

In Mac OS X, the default paper size is a setting that determines the size of paper that applications will try to print to unless the user chooses otherwise. For most systems and applications this defaults to US Letter. In order to provide a positive user experience, especially for end users outside of the United States, it may be desirable to set a different default paper size.

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