[scribus] Printing alignment

Henry Hartley henryhartley at westat.com
Wed Oct 13 17:43:24 CEST 2010

John Culleton wrote
>> On Wednesday 13 October 2010 07:05:34 Jane Brown wrote:
>> > My printer (HP C4680) is not printing my page the way I see it on
>> > my monitor. My greeting card looks correctly centered on the
>> > monitor and also in print preview, but when I print, the card is
>> > being printed on the bottom and right edge of the page.  I have
>> > tried exporting to PDF but this does not help.  How do I align the
>> > settings so that I am able to print as I see this on the monitor
>> > and on print preview?  I am using Ubuntu 9.04.  Thanks
>> What size paper do you use and what page size are you using on 
>> Scribus? If you want your personal desktop local printer to print
>> the card image centered on the page then the page size in Scribus
>> must be the same as the paper in the printer and the image must be
>> centered on that Scribus page.
>> I always create a pdf and print from Acrobat Reader, not Scribus. 

When printing from Acrobat Reader for things like this, it's also
important to make sure Page Scaling is set to None instead of "Fit to
printable area", etc. 


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