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Old 09-27-11, 07:50 PM
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I suck...how do you get a large pic to print on 1 sheet?

I was printing some coloring pages for my son and a lot of the pictures are large, and when I print them some of the pic is missing. I looked in every setting, tried a few things, and nothing worked. What the Hell am I doing wrong?

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Old 09-27-11, 08:24 PM
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Re: I suck...how do you get a large pic to print on 1 sheet?

What program are you using to print the pictures?

If using the "Print Pictures" dialog in Windows, make sure "fit pictures to frame" is unchecked. The option will crop some of the photo to fit it onto the full dimensions of the page. If unchecked, it instead shrinks the photo to fit it completely inside the page.
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Old 09-27-11, 08:59 PM
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Re: I suck...how do you get a large pic to print on 1 sheet?

HP is the program, but I also tried doing it through Windows. I saw the "Fit pics to frame" option, but that was the one thing that I didn't uncheck...it seems to make more sense having it checked (to me).

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Re: I suck...how do you get a large pic to print on 1 sheet?

paste them to a Word document then modify the page boarders from there, depending on how big you want them.
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Re: I suck...how do you get a large pic to print on 1 sheet?

i used irfanview (freeware) and i've never had a problem.
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Old 09-28-11, 08:52 AM
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Re: I suck...how do you get a large pic to print on 1 sheet?

Originally Posted by D.Pham00 View Post
i used irfanview (freeware) and i've never had a problem.
IrfanView has been around for years, is updated often, and is really quite a powerful little graphics viewer/editor. I don't use all of its functions but you can resize, change file formats, lighten, darken, & crop pictures/photos, get the red out of the eyes, make slideshows...

If you choose to use it, you can extend its functionality by installing the Plugins/Addons as well. It's a good little graphics editor, only occupies a little over 10mb on Windows XP (including Plugins/Addons), but it's compatible with all flavors of Windows.

You'll probably want to spend a little time familiarizing yourself with it, Irfanview has a very extensive help file which should answer most if not all of your questions.

When you first open Irfanview you'll be presented with a black box. If you click the folder (upper left corner) you can navigate to the picture you want to edit, at which point you'll have access to a multitude of options.


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