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    why do i have so much trouble printing the patterns,, i keep losing part of the pic??

  • #2
    Make sure the scaling is correct on your printer settings.
    Rolf
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    • #3
      printing

      i did check it looks right to me , i down loaded a pic of an elephant from the free patterns file if i use easy connon set up it works but it is eather to small or to big cant get the right size...

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      • #4
        Can you post a link to the file and tell us what size you want it to be? Some of the patterns will require other software to reduce or enlarge but it depends on the pattern. How are you saving the picture? If you click a thumbnail it will open a preview window which you can then double click to open full size and then save it. The more info you provide on which browser you are using and any info on your printer make and model might help also.
        Tim

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        • #5
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          i think it is free paterns from wildlife pics30977d1275569924-elephantsilhouettepu8.jpg

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          • #6
            What size do you need it to be?
            Tim

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            I don't want no bargains, they always cost me more money.

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            • #7
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              well i finally figured it out if i save it i can send it to word. an make it any size i want ,,,thanks for trying to help

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              • #8
                John if you download a free viewer called irfanview you can re-size and clean up images very easily.

                Here is a link...
                IrfanView - Official Homepage - one of the most popular viewers worldwide

                Here is their tutorial...
                Irfanview Tutorial

                Hope this helps..
                "Still Montana Mike"

                "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
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                • #9
                  what i do is right click on the picture and select print.

                  this will bring up a little box with a picture in the frame. It has a bunch of choices on the right side like full sgeet, 4 x 6, 8 x 10, etc,.

                  there is a little check box that says fit to frame. click that and unclick it and you will see what it does, i usually unclick it.

                  then print it. It will come out as just about as big as the sheet will allow but not overflowing.

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                  • #10
                    You can also download inkscape for free, it took me a while to get to know the program but was worth it. It's incredibly useful. One thing you can do with it that I really enjoy, is to make a picture/pattern a HUGE size and print the whole thing by moving sections of it over your printable page area to print, then taping them together once printed. I have done patterns spanning six plus 8 1/2 x 11 sheets of paper that way.

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