Author Topic: changing print orientation??  (Read 3797 times)


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changing print orientation??
« on: October 03, 2012, 10:24:52 pm »
okay... so i have designed a 3 panel roll fold brochure. now trying to print a preview and it's printing in the wrong orientation.

when i created the file, i specified landscape orientation because that's how i was designing the brochure, wanting dimensions of  8x3.25". But it's printing to give me a brochure of 2.67x11.5 with the text literally chopped off to the left and right edges of the paper.

how do i fix this, please?

hope this makes sense! haha


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Re: changing print orientation??
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2012, 08:01:13 am »

as said in irc: export to PDF (file > export) and print it with acrobat reader. this is the safe way.

ah, and in you pdf reader remove the option to resize the printer margins.

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Re: changing print orientation??
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2012, 09:34:49 am »
I'd say that this is a printer (driver) issue rather than a Scribus issue. If I understand you right you want to print a landscape document on a printer where the paper is portrait oriented. Then a rotation is needed. Adobe Reader will rotate automatically.