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Small print size

Ever since i went to windows xp family edition when i print out the text size is very small i changed the text size to largest setting then print size comes out normal is there something i have to change on the printer settings? have canon mp470 everything works well just dont know how to make the print larger can it be ajusted on the printer itself cant find manual

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Please try to reinstall the printer driver
And also try to use the printer properties in the printer menu and try to select the fit to page option

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Change font size in e mail


The printer prints whatever it's told to by the computer. Your printer really doesn't control the fonts.

When you are printing stuff from the internet (web pages, email, etc.) the reason for the small print is that it is related to the size of the monitor and it's viewing setup (the higher the screen resolution, the smaller the print will be when printing it out even though it looks good on the monitor).

One way you can make the print larger when printing internet stuff & emails is by changing the print view size on the screen to a larger size in your web browser (this is separate from your other setting you've already setup). Go to the menu bar at the top (i.e. Internet Explorer), click on "View," then "Text Size" then select a size like "Larger" or "Largest" (something higher than what you're currently set to.)

Another method is to go to your menu bar at the top of your web browser, click on "File" then "Print Preview". At the top of the window there should be a small window with "Shrink To Fit" in it. Click the arrow for a drop down list and choose something probably above 90% or more (maybe 100 or 125%) and see how it changes the print size of what is to be printed out.

The only other method is to copy & paste the text into a text editing software like Word and adjust the text size there. If you're using a text program, then you simply adjust the size of the text to a 12 or 14 point, or larger, font size (adjust depending on the font and size you need) and that should do the trick.

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How to change print size


The printer prints whatever it's told to by the computer. Your printer really doesn't control the fonts.

When you are printing stuff from the internet (web pages, email, etc.) the reason for the small print is that it is related to the size of the monitor and it's viewing setup (the higher the screen resolution, the smaller the print will be when printing it out even though it looks good on the monitor).

One way you can make the print larger when printing internet stuff & emails is by changing the print view size on the screen to a larger size in your web browser (this is separate from your other setting you've already setup). Go to the menu bar at the top (i.e. Internet Explorer), click on "View," then "Text Size" then select a size like "Larger" or "Largest" (something higher than what you're currently set to.)

Another method is to go to your menu bar at the top of your web browser, click on "File" then "Print Preview". At the top of the window there should be a small window with "Shrink To Fit" in it. Click the arrow for a drop down list and choose something probably above 90% or more (maybe 100 or 125%) and see how it changes the print size of what is to be printed out.

The only other method is to copy & paste the text into a text editing software like Word and adjust the text size there. If you're using a text program, then you simply adjust the size of the text to a 12 or 14 point, or larger, font size (adjust depending on the font and size you need) and that should do the trick.

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Printed font size too small


Most web browsers have an option to change the text size on the page you are viewing. In IE8 it is accessible through the Page menu, Text Size. It defaults to Medium, and there are 2 smaller sizes and 2 larger sizes available.

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Print size has changed to very small off internet


Assuming that normal printing is fine, This is due to the size of the print in the email. To output larger print you'll have to copy the email into a document, change the size and then print the document.

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Printer using small type font size when printing from web pages


Hi,

I am sorry to say that font size cannot be changed from the All-in-One software. It can only be changed from the application which you are using to print.
you can use Smart Web printing software to print webpages:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00793678&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en

also, perform the steps below:
Change Text Size in Internet Explorer
================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Size" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the x key.
A sub menu option window will appear containing the following five choices: "Largest", "Larger", "Medium", "Smaller" and "Smallest". "Medium" is the default value.
3. Select from among the five options by using the mouse to highlight or by pressing the appropriate keyboard letter, i.e. g for "Largest", l for "Larger", m for "Medium", s for "Smaller" or a for "Smallest."
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
Change Text Size in Mozilla/Netscape 6+
=================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or Windows users can press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu window will appear containing three sets of options for changing displayed text size:
a. Increase or decrease the text size by small amounts. Select either the "Smaller" or the "Larger" option. Use the mouse to select "Smaller" or "Larger"; alternatively, press the appropriate
shortcut: CTRL - (minus) for "Smaller", CTRL + (plus) for "Larger". The size of text displayed in the browser window will increase or decrease by small amounts in accordance with your choice.
b. Change the text size to one of 7 pre-defined percentages of the default: 50, 75, 90, 100, 120, 150 and 200 percent. Select from among the 7 pre-defined percentages. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or the appropriate keyboard short cut, i.e. 5 for 50%, 7 for 75%, 9 for 90%, z for 100% (the default), 1 for 120%, 5 for 150% or 2 for 200%.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
c. Change the text size to an arbitrary percentage of the default, e.g. 300%, 37.5%.
Select the "Other Options" menu item. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or press the o shortcut key.
A pop up input window titled "Text Zoom" will appear.
Type in the percentage amount by which you wish to change the default text size. Click on OK or press the ENTER key.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with the value you enter in the input field.
These three options may be used separately or in combination.
Change Text Size in Firefox 1.0
================================
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar select View>Text Size>Increase
2. This will cause the text to display on the web page one size larger. However this is a temporary change.
Or use the keyboard:
1. Press Ctrl & +/-, or Ctrl & scroll down/up to increase/decrease the text size.
To make a permanent font size change:
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar,
a. Windows: select Tools>Options. Select 'General'
b. Macintosh: select Preferences.
2. Click on 'Fonts & Colors'.
3. Set the font sizes. Minimum font size.can also be set.
Change Text Size in Opera
=====================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse to make a selection or press the ALT + v shortcut keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu will appear containing the following options: 50, 80, 90, 100 (the default), 120, 150, 200 percent. In addition, there are four more options that make percentage increments or decrements to text size: -100, +100, -10 and +10 percent.
Select from among the options by using the mouse to highlight your choice.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
* Alternately, use the + (plus) and - (minus) keys on your keyboards number pad, or the Zoom selector in the toolbar.

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How to increase the font size when printing?


Hi,
I am sorry to say that font size cannot be changed from the All-in-One software. It can only be changed from the application which you are using to print.
Notepad and Microsoft Word
=========================
Please perform the steps given below, if you are printing from note pad nd Microsoft word:
Click on Format.
Click on Font.
Select the desired font under Size.
If you are printing from any browser, then I request you to perform the steps given below to change the font settings in differ browsers.
Following are the instructions to decrease or increase the font size in various browsers:
Change Text Size in Internet Explorer
================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Size" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the x key.
A sub menu option window will appear containing the following five choices: "Largest", "Larger", "Medium", "Smaller" and "Smallest". "Medium" is the default value.
3. Select from among the five options by using the mouse to highlight or by pressing the appropriate keyboard letter, i.e. g for "Largest", l for "Larger", m for "Medium", s for "Smaller" or a for "Smallest."
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
Change Text Size in Mozilla/Netscape 6+
=================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or Windows users can press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu window will appear containing three sets of options for changing displayed text size:
a. Increase or decrease the text size by small amounts. Select either the "Smaller" or the "Larger" option. Use the mouse to select "Smaller" or "Larger"; alternatively, press the appropriate
shortcut: CTRL - (minus) for "Smaller", CTRL + (plus) for "Larger". The size of text displayed in the browser window will increase or decrease by small amounts in accordance with your choice.
b. Change the text size to one of 7 pre-defined percentages of the default: 50, 75, 90, 100, 120, 150 and 200 percent. Select from among the 7 pre-defined percentages. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or the appropriate keyboard short cut, i.e. 5 for 50%, 7 for 75%, 9 for 90%, z for 100% (the default), 1 for 120%, 5 for 150% or 2 for 200%.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
c. Change the text size to an arbitrary percentage of the default, e.g. 300%, 37.5%.
Select the "Other Options" menu item. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or press the o shortcut key.
A pop up input window titled "Text Zoom" will appear.
Type in the percentage amount by which you wish to change the default text size. Click on OK or press the ENTER key.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with the value you enter in the input field.
These three options may be used separately or in combination.
Change Text Size in Firefox 1.0
================================
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar select View>Text Size>Increase
2. This will cause the text to display on the web page one size larger. However this is a temporary change.
Or use the keyboard:
1. Press Ctrl & +/-, or Ctrl & scroll down/up to increase/decrease the text size.
To make a permanent font size change:
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar,
a. Windows: select Tools>Options. Select 'General'
b. Macintosh: select Preferences.
2. Click on 'Fonts & Colors'.
3. Set the font sizes. Minimum font size.can also be set.
Change Text Size in Opera
=====================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse to make a selection or press the ALT + v shortcut keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu will appear containing the following options: 50, 80, 90, 100 (the default), 120, 150, 200 percent. In addition, there are four more options that make percentage increments or decrements to text size: -100, +100, -10 and +10 percent.
Select from among the options by using the mouse to highlight your choice.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
* Alternately, use the + (plus) and - (minus) keys on your keyboards number pad, or the Zoom selector in the toolbar.

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Printer font size


Hi,
I am sorry to say that font size cannot be changed from the All-in-One software. It can only be changed from the application which you are using to print.
Notepad and Microsoft Word
=========================
Please perform the steps given below, if you are printing from note pad nd Microsoft word:
Click on Format.
Click on Font.
Select the desired font under Size.
If you are printing from any browser, then I request you to perform the steps given below to change the font settings in differ browsers.
Following are the instructions to decrease or increase the font size in various browsers:
Change Text Size in Internet Explorer
================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Size" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the x key.
A sub menu option window will appear containing the following five choices: "Largest", "Larger", "Medium", "Smaller" and "Smallest". "Medium" is the default value.
3. Select from among the five options by using the mouse to highlight or by pressing the appropriate keyboard letter, i.e. g for "Largest", l for "Larger", m for "Medium", s for "Smaller" or a for "Smallest."
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
Change Text Size in Mozilla/Netscape 6+
=================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or Windows users can press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu window will appear containing three sets of options for changing displayed text size:
a. Increase or decrease the text size by small amounts. Select either the "Smaller" or the "Larger" option. Use the mouse to select "Smaller" or "Larger"; alternatively, press the appropriate
shortcut: CTRL - (minus) for "Smaller", CTRL + (plus) for "Larger". The size of text displayed in the browser window will increase or decrease by small amounts in accordance with your choice.
b. Change the text size to one of 7 pre-defined percentages of the default: 50, 75, 90, 100, 120, 150 and 200 percent. Select from among the 7 pre-defined percentages. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or the appropriate keyboard short cut, i.e. 5 for 50%, 7 for 75%, 9 for 90%, z for 100% (the default), 1 for 120%, 5 for 150% or 2 for 200%.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
c. Change the text size to an arbitrary percentage of the default, e.g. 300%, 37.5%.
Select the "Other Options" menu item. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or press the o shortcut key.
A pop up input window titled "Text Zoom" will appear.
Type in the percentage amount by which you wish to change the default text size. Click on OK or press the ENTER key.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with the value you enter in the input field.
These three options may be used separately or in combination.
Change Text Size in Firefox 1.0
================================
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar select View>Text Size>Increase
2. This will cause the text to display on the web page one size larger. However this is a temporary change.
Or use the keyboard:
1. Press Ctrl & +/-, or Ctrl & scroll down/up to increase/decrease the text size.
To make a permanent font size change:
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar,
a. Windows: select Tools>Options. Select 'General'
b. Macintosh: select Preferences.
2. Click on 'Fonts & Colors'.
3. Set the font sizes. Minimum font size.can also be set.
Change Text Size in Opera
=====================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse to make a selection or press the ALT + v shortcut keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu will appear containing the following options: 50, 80, 90, 100 (the default), 120, 150, 200 percent. In addition, there are four more options that make percentage increments or decrements to text size: -100, +100, -10 and +10 percent.
Select from among the options by using the mouse to highlight your choice.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
* Alternately, use the + (plus) and - (minus) keys on your keyboards number pad, or the Zoom selector in the toolbar.

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Size of font on the printed page too small


Hi,

It depends on the print settings of the application but not All-in-One software.
Please perform the steps below to resolve:
Notepad and Microsoft Word
=========================
Please perform the steps given below, if you are printing from note pad nd Microsoft word:
Click on Format.
Click on Font.
Select the desired font under Size.
If you are printing from any browser, then I request you to perform the steps given below to change the font settings in differ browsers.
Following are the instructions to decrease or increase the font size in various browsers:
Change Text Size in Internet Explorer
================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Size" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the x key.
A sub menu option window will appear containing the following five choices: "Largest", "Larger", "Medium", "Smaller" and "Smallest". "Medium" is the default value.
3. Select from among the five options by using the mouse to highlight or by pressing the appropriate keyboard letter, i.e. g for "Largest", l for "Larger", m for "Medium", s for "Smaller" or a for "Smallest."
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
Change Text Size in Mozilla/Netscape 6+
=================================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse or Windows users can press the ALT + v keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Text Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu window will appear containing three sets of options for changing displayed text size:
a. Increase or decrease the text size by small amounts. Select either the "Smaller" or the "Larger" option. Use the mouse to select "Smaller" or "Larger"; alternatively, press the appropriate
shortcut: CTRL - (minus) for "Smaller", CTRL + (plus) for "Larger". The size of text displayed in the browser window will increase or decrease by small amounts in accordance with your choice.
b. Change the text size to one of 7 pre-defined percentages of the default: 50, 75, 90, 100, 120, 150 and 200 percent. Select from among the 7 pre-defined percentages. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or the appropriate keyboard short cut, i.e. 5 for 50%, 7 for 75%, 9 for 90%, z for 100% (the default), 1 for 120%, 5 for 150% or 2 for 200%.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
c. Change the text size to an arbitrary percentage of the default, e.g. 300%, 37.5%.
Select the "Other Options" menu item. Use the mouse to highlight your choice or press the o shortcut key.
A pop up input window titled "Text Zoom" will appear.
Type in the percentage amount by which you wish to change the default text size. Click on OK or press the ENTER key.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with the value you enter in the input field.
These three options may be used separately or in combination.
Change Text Size in Firefox 1.0
================================
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar select View>Text Size>Increase
2. This will cause the text to display on the web page one size larger. However this is a temporary change.
Or use the keyboard:
1. Press Ctrl & +/-, or Ctrl & scroll down/up to increase/decrease the text size.
To make a permanent font size change:
1. From the Firefox Menu Bar,
a. Windows: select Tools>Options. Select 'General'
b. Macintosh: select Preferences.
2. Click on 'Fonts & Colors'.
3. Set the font sizes. Minimum font size.can also be set.
Change Text Size in Opera
=====================
1. Select the "View" option from the main menu at the top of the browser window. Use the mouse to make a selection or press the ALT + v shortcut keys. A drop down menu will appear.
2. Select the "Zoom" option from the drop down menu. Use the mouse or press the z key.
A sub menu will appear containing the following options: 50, 80, 90, 100 (the default), 120, 150, 200 percent. In addition, there are four more options that make percentage increments or decrements to text size: -100, +100, -10 and +10 percent.
Select from among the options by using the mouse to highlight your choice.
The size of the text displayed in the browser window will change in accordance with your choice.
* Alternately, use the + (plus) and - (minus) keys on your keyboards number pad, or the Zoom selector in the toolbar.

Jul 15, 2008 | HP Photosmart C6100 All-In-One Printer

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Small print size


probably need a fresh set of drivers..remove the old one first, through control panel, then install these ones fresh..sometimes the corruption is major..that's first step.

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Small print size


ok...try a test page first, with printer off the computer completely

and..check for newest printer drivers here

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