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Changing font size for printing

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by GrreatRon, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. GrreatRon

    GrreatRon Sergeant

    I have an HP deskjet 5150 and I would like to have the printer use larger print than the default size. Does anyone have a suggestion on how I can do this?
  2. akhilles

    akhilles First Sergeant

    In your program, adjust the font size, if that's what you mean. Or click Print/Page Setup in File menu, set it up to increase the size.
  3. GrreatRon

    GrreatRon Sergeant

    Thanks for the response. I know how to change the font size on the screen - what I want to do is to print anything so that the printer will print a larger font than the default size.

    Any ideas?
  4. ralph3124

    ralph3124 Private First Class

    What I usually do is copy/paste the document into Word (or WordPad/Notepad). Select all and change the font to a larger type.
  5. sach2

    sach2 Major Geek Extraordinaire

    This is what I do as well. The printer itself does not have a default font size.
  6. sosaman

    sosaman Sergeant Major

    it would probably be better to change the font size in your file (at least you will know if it will fit on a page). see if you have this setting (screenshot below) "% of size" (of course that will change the size of everything)? g/l, sos

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  7. akhilles

    akhilles First Sergeant

    ^^^ That's what I meant. Either change your document font size or use that properties window to resize the output, but it may be too large for a letter.

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