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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by imnickb, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. imnickb

    imnickb New Member

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    I'm having trouble printing a project that I've just finished. It's landscape and whenever I try to print it, it prints out a stretched portrait.
    Since I thought maybe it was an issue with the printer, I thought I would try printing to a pdf.
    I have Cutepdf installed and it works with other programs but I don't see it as a possible printer in Gimp.
    Any help would be appreciated.
    I've been searching and it looks like Gimp may have some printing issues in general but I was reading old posts so maybe that's no longer an issue.
     
  2. virtualTune

    virtualTune Active Member

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    as far as i know it still is. i would suggest you download the demo of Adobe Photoshop and import your file. In PS you can print a lot easier and have more advanced options.
     
  3. Maffe811

    Maffe811 The forum pet Staff Member

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    I don't think gimp really works with printing.
    You either have to do:
    - What vT said.
    - Install a plugin Rod suggest.
    - Print in another program.
     
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    David Wood Moderator Staff Member

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    If it's stretching then the image isn't the correct dimensions for printing. To compensate for it the printer or Gimp is scaling up the image to fit on the paper. Look in your printer settings and see if there's anything in there about scaling the image.
     

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