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Windows 7: PDF Printing Problem - Cannot print portrait

13 Jul 2010   #1
Breals

Windows 7
 
 
PDF Printing Problem - Cannot print portrait

Having an extremely annoying printing problem with PDFs... no matter what setting I have, PDFs will only print in landscape, book format, but only 1 sheet per page (i.e., the page shows up very small on 1/2 of the landscape sheet, with the other 1/2 of the sheet blank). Page setup and print preview look like normal portrait printing (1 sheet per page), but when I click print, it goes haywire.

Can anyone help? This is extremely frustrating and is affecting my business.


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13 Jul 2010   #2
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

When you get ready to print do you have a preview button or icon that shows you what you are printing and how it is set up?
Then go to properties and set it up they way you want it.
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13 Jul 2010   #3
Breals

Windows 7
 
 

Everything is set up correctly when I look in Print Preview and Properties (portrait, 1 page per side). When I click print, it magically appears on the printer as a landscape, with 1/2 of the page blank.
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13 Jul 2010   #4
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Breals View Post
Everything is set up correctly when I look in Print Preview and Properties (portrait, 1 page per side). When I click print, it magically appears on the printer as a landscape, with 1/2 of the page blank.

Is your printer driver updated for your OS?
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13 Jul 2010   #5
Breals

Windows 7
 
 

Yes, the driver is updated.
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13 Jul 2010   #6
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Read thru this post and maybe the answer is there.
cannot save a .pdf file with Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 7
Or do a search, upper right corner for "printing pdf files"
There is a lot of info and posts to look over.
Let us know how you are doing with it.
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25 Jan 2011   #7
bananaboat

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I did have lot of hassles printing pdf by adobe reader.
Now I am using CLPrint , it's better.
It can just print from command line.
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