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PRINT SCALING WHEN I PRINT BOOKLETS FROM PDF FILES, THE PRINTER SCALES TO A SMALLER OVERALL SIZE. HOW DO I KEEP THE ORIGINAL SIZE IN FINAL PRINTING????

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  • ALBUMGUY Jan 24, 2008

    The scaling function only works one way. Additional reductions in overall size. I tried to increase the scaling but it will not work???

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If you are printing from Acrobat Reader or Acrobat Professional, you may find that the print setting, by default has "fit to page" set. And this would mean that the software (acrobat) is scaling your page down when it prints.

That's the most common reason that I've found for the error you are experiencing and particularly from acrobat.

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Print scaling adjustments are in the print driver.
They are in different locations depending on the driver. PCL or PS.
But there will be a scaling adjustment within the driver in te properties.
Will have to search through the driver features to find it.

Posted on Jan 24, 2008

  • Rick Kasper Jan 25, 2008

    Yeah that problem your having, I have been looking at it for days nto sure what to tell you.

    What I would suggest from here it to call 1-800-821-2797 and ask for second level support.
    They may have the answer your looking for.

    I have read tips out the wazoo and documentation and it says the driver settings should fix that.

    What must be happening is a software problem in the printer.

    You may have some corruption or need a software upgrade, which may be on the Xerox.com site under drivers and downloads for the 7400.
    Interesting problem.

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