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Re: Sticky scaling? (for printing)

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  • Subject: [mg102554] Re: Sticky scaling? (for printing)
  • From: Armand Tamzarian <mike.honeychurch at>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 03:22:38 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <h5r8e9$l6u$> <h5tv0v$eeq$>

On Aug 12, 3:37 am, Armand Tamzarian <mike.honeychu... at>
> On Aug 11, 3:00 am, AES <sieg... at> wrote:
> > Possible to set the default value for the Printing magnification for a
> > given notebook so that this value will be 'sticky' and remain set for
> > that particular notebook even after you close the notebook and/or quite
> > Mathematica?
> > [By "Printing magnification"  I mean the value of whatever parameter =
> > is that will function the same as does the "Scale: " value that you can
> > set using the File >> Printing Settings >> Page Setup dialog box -- tha=
> > is, magnify the size of type and graphics appearing on the printed
> > pages, while keeping the page size the same, so that line breaks and
> > page breaks are recalculated and come earlier than if you hadn't done
> > this.
> > If you magnify the printed output using this menu command, (a) it
> > doesn't stick to the document, and (b) it affects the printing of all
> > other notebooks also, which may not be what you want.]
> SetOptions[EvaluationNotebook[], Magnification -> 2]
> Mike

Following on from Murrays comment

 SetOptions[EvaluationNotebook[], PrintingOptions->{Magnification ->

seems to have no effect on the printed magnification. I am using
V7.0.1 on OS X 10.5.8. Does this work for Windows users?


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