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Re: Printing, WYSIWYG, and Window Magnification?

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  • Subject: [mg90245] Re: Printing, WYSIWYG, and Window Magnification?
  • From: Helen Read <hpr at together.net>
  • Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2008 06:11:50 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <g4fhsp$9p5$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: HPR <read at math.uvm.edu>

AES wrote:
> The core question here is how I can have what appears on my screen 
> (using 6.0 on a Mac) be a WYSIWYG display of what I'll get if I Print a 
> notebook (so far as linebreaks, figure widths, and most everything else 
> is concerned), while retaining a 125% or 150% magnification in the 
> window.
> 
> I need the 125% to 150% Window Magnification setting in the normal 
> Screen Environment ->  Working mode to work comfortably on my display 
> and with my eyeballs.  But if I Print what I see there, what I get on 
> the paper has very different line breaks and so on.  What's printed does 
> seem to match what I see using Screen Environment ->  Printout mode -- 
> except I can't really "see" that mode, because Window Magnification no 
> longer seems to work.

One thing you can try is File, Printing Settings, Show Page Breaks.

I really wish Mathematica had a Print Preview, though.

-- 
Helen Read
University of Vermont


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