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Ron24
12-02-2008, 09:59 AM
Problem with size of text sent to the printer.

If I receive an email with a very small font, no problem to enlarge it for me to read, but when it's forwarded on, or printed, it goes back to the original small print.

Any ideas how to fix the larger font before printing or forwarding. Thanks Ron.

wratterus
12-02-2008, 10:06 AM
Before printing, copy the text into a word document or similar, resize it then print it.

For forwarding, simply hit forward, then you can select the text, ctrl+a will select it all, and up the top of the page, where you have the font, size options etc there, adjust it to your preference. (10-12pt is pretty standard).

Peter H
12-02-2008, 12:03 PM
If using Outlook Express, print size is altered from IE font sizes. Very strange, but thats how it's done.

Ron24
12-02-2008, 02:41 PM
Before printing, copy the text into a word document or similar, resize it then print it.

For forwarding, simply hit forward, then you can select the text, ctrl+a will select it all, and up the top of the page, where you have the font, size options etc there, adjust it to your preference. (10-12pt is pretty standard).

Many thanks for the reply and have the forwarding bit OK, but having a problem getting the text into word.
Have selected the text as you say and then tried to copy and paste it into word, but that doesn't work. Is there any other way??.
Regards Ron..
ps. The paste is grayed out in word..

Ron24
12-02-2008, 02:43 PM
If using Outlook Express, print size is altered from IE font sizes. Very strange, but thats how it's done.


Many thanks, am using Mozilla Firefox...

wratterus
12-02-2008, 03:07 PM
Many thanks for the reply and have the forwarding bit OK, but having a problem getting the text into word.
Have selected the text as you say and then tried to copy and paste it into word, but that doesn't work. Is there any other way??.
Regards Ron..
ps. The paste is grayed out in word..

Did you just try the key commands? (ctrl-c, ctrl-v)

Heres how it should go....

Open the email. Open a blank Word document. In the email, select the text you want to copy. On the keyboard, hold down ctrl and press c.

Select the word document, and make sure the cursor is flashing at the top of the page. Hold down ctrl and press v.

See if that works.

Ron24
13-02-2008, 05:37 PM
Did you just try the key commands? (ctrl-c, ctrl-v)

Heres how it should go....

Open the email. Open a blank Word document. In the email, select the text you want to copy. On the keyboard, hold down ctrl and press c.

Select the word document, and make sure the cursor is flashing at the top of the page. Hold down ctrl and press v.

See if that works.

Have cracked it, the problem was that ctrl A is my copy button, but all Ok now and thanks for the help..Ron..

Safari
13-02-2008, 06:09 PM
Many thanks, am using Mozilla Firefox...

it does not matter what browser you are using, as Peter H has said the print size is controlled by IE

You don't have to do all that copy, paste thing, it might work but it is a long winded unrealistic solution to a simple problem.

rob_on_guitar
15-02-2008, 05:58 AM
Also check out your print preview, quite a handy tool.

Ron24
16-02-2008, 11:52 AM
Thanks for the reply, but what the preview shows is not what comes out from the printer.

The preview can show a lousy picture and can print out a good one and vice versa.

Cheers Ron..