I need to print a PDF but the printed font is too small

Asked by Royalist on 2012-05-22

I have a post office self adhesive label ready to print. It is presented as a PDF, but when printed the font is too small to read. Scaling in print dialogue box does not help nor zooming in. Any hope please?

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Have you tried other PDF viewers?

Royalist (royalist10-2) said : #2

No. Are there others for Ubuntu 11.10?

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Yes. Linux is all about choice and freedom. There are is more than one option for EVERYTHING. It's one of the founding ideologies when the OS was first concieved.

If you search the software centre you will find xpdf at the very least, there are others but xpdf is a good start.

I'm having the same problem. I'm trying to print a crochet pattern from a pdf. It's 3 pages long. When I try to print it, it shrinks the fonts and places the whole thing on one page. I'm an older lady who can't read such a small font. I've been trying all day to adjust the settings nothing works. May I please ask for advice?

bodhi.zazen (bodhi.zazen) said : #5

This is a very old report, but it comes up high in a google search.

On my system, in the print dialog, the printer was set to print 9 pages per printed page. When I set it back to 1 it printed fine

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