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Print size problem

by seemedave / August 13, 2010 2:16 AM PDT

I have a Brother MFC-4800 laser printer. My computer runs on
Windows XP, Mozilla Firefox browser. I moved my computer and printer
to a new location a week ago. When I hooked everything up, I found
when I print something off the web, i.e. webpages, email, etc. the
size of the print-out is about 1/6 the size of normal. My question
is how do I make the print size larger? Thanks.

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Only Web Stuff?
by WildClay / August 13, 2010 2:34 PM PDT
In reply to: Print size problem

Is this happening only out of Firefox? If you print a word doc, or full size PDF page, etc, do they print the normal size?

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Some Stuff to try for FireFox
by WildClay / August 13, 2010 2:49 PM PDT
In reply to: Print size problem

Besides this answer the page at the address below has a ton of printing issue fixes for FF. The problem seems to be around a bit, I googled it and got a lot of hits, just looked at a few, there is info on the Firefox site also, but it is really hard t ofind and when I naviagted away from it I never found it again... (I did not try too hard)

In any event it does appears others are having the issue in various forms and there seems to be a lot of answers, good luck!


Prints to a small portion of the page
If you are having a problem with Firefox printing only on a small portion of the page:

Press {Ctrl + P} on the keyboard and verify the correct Printer is selected,
Click the Properties button and look at the Paper tab and Layout tab (or whatever your particular printer brand calls those items):

Paper: Is the correct size selected? (usually 8.5"x11" or A4). Is the Orientation correct? Is the Printable Area correct?
Layout: -Is Reduce/Enlarge check-marked? It shouldn't be. Is Multi-Page check-marked? It shouldn't be unless that is what you want.

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