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Re: Re: Re: Printing, WYSIWYG, and Window Magnification?

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  • Subject: [mg90287] Re: [mg90259] Re: [mg90226] Re: Printing, WYSIWYG, and Window Magnification?
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2008 04:00:03 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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Addendum: A Print Preview, whose absence Helen Read noted in another 
post to this thread, is the single greatest improvement in the Front End 
I can imagine now.

Of course to want that, one has to believe in printed material.

Murray Eisenberg wrote:
> You mean File > Printing Settings > Show Breaks of course.
> However, that will NOT do what AES requests, namely, to allow still 
> magnifying the on-screen view (at least under Windows): changing the 
> magnification even to 300% leaves the view unaltered.
> I doubt there is any way, in fact, to do what AES requests (but I hope 
> somebody proves me wrong).  Part of the difficulty is that the style 
> sheet may use different parameters for spacing (of all kinds) for 
> printing than for viewing.
> Jens-Peer Kuska wrote:
>> Hi,
>> try File|Print| Show page breaks.
>> Regards
>>    Jens
>> 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.
>>> ???

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