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10 pt printwheel printing 12 pt spacing

My Lexmark Wheelwriter 1000 has a 10 pt printwheel installed, but the character spacing is still 12 pt. There's too much space between the characters. Is there a setting to change on the typewriter someplace? Thanks.

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Some type styles do have thinner print than others. The pitch is automaticly selected when you change printwheels. You can measure the pitch by printing 12 letter "i" and putting a ruler up to it.
12 spaces per inch is elite and 10 is pica.

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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