• Global community
    • Language:
      • Deutsch
      • English
      • Español
      • Français
      • Português
  • 日本語コミュニティ
    Dedicated community for Japanese speakers
  • 한국 커뮤니티
    Dedicated community for Korean speakers

Print not scaling correctly

Explorer ,
Nov 03, 2022 Nov 03, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Hi, I'm opening the dialogue in file - print then selecting paper A3+ then going back, selecting paper profile etc. I'm making sure it's not set to scale to fit, but still a 36x26cm image is larger than my A3+ media ....🤔 Can anyone help please?

TOPICS
Windows

Views

145

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines

correct answers 1 Correct answer

Explorer , Nov 05, 2022 Nov 05, 2022

This was a glitch, it was showing as per the SS yesterday. This morning on loading the file again and opening the Image size dialogue, it was way out, 72dpi and well off on the actual size. Whatever it was has righted itself now and thanks for your help everyone!

Likes

Translate

Translate
Community Expert ,
Nov 03, 2022 Nov 03, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

What is your resolution under image size?

 

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Explorer ,
Nov 03, 2022 Nov 03, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

300, is that it? How do I get that right please?

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Community Expert ,
Nov 03, 2022 Nov 03, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

So your image is 36 x 26 cm x 300 ppi and the preview shows it larger than A3 paper?

Have you tried resetting your print dialog box (hold the space bar when selecting File/Print)?

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Explorer ,
Nov 04, 2022 Nov 04, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

I just have yes, it's still huge in the preview 😞

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Explorer ,
Nov 03, 2022 Nov 03, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

dupe

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Community Expert ,
Nov 03, 2022 Nov 03, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Is your image your image is 36 x 26 cm x 300 ppi - please insert a screenshot here - of the image/size dialogue box. 

 

I hope this helps
neil barstow, colourmanagement net :: adobe forum volunteer:: co-author: 'getting colour right'
google me "neil barstow colourmanagement" for lots of free articles on colour management

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Explorer ,
Nov 04, 2022 Nov 04, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

SS 1.jpgSS 2.jpg

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Community Expert ,
Nov 03, 2022 Nov 03, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Check the size and resolution of your image to make sure it fits.  Then make sure you are printing a borderless print.  

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Explorer ,
Nov 04, 2022 Nov 04, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

I have tried that, still not working 😕

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Community Expert ,
Nov 04, 2022 Nov 04, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Check your print settings.

Your image is printing at 72 ppi not 300. Adjust the resolution.

kevinstohlmeyer_0-1667565313573.png

 

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Community Expert ,
Nov 04, 2022 Nov 04, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Hi!

Yes, try the "Page setup" and "main" tabs of the printer driver, to see if you can change the printing resolution.

72 PPI is an absurdly low print resolution, I wonder why the driver was preconfigured that way.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Explorer ,
Nov 04, 2022 Nov 04, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Thank you,  I'll try that in the morning but surely that'll make the image even bigger at 300 dpi? I don't know why it's set at 72. This is the first time I've used my printer since the last PS update.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Community Expert ,
Nov 06, 2022 Nov 06, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Hi au contraire, if you print a 1 inch image, 300ppi at 72 poi, it'll print approximately  4 times as big as intended, with 4 times as few resolution. If you print it at 300ppi, it'll measure 1 inch.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Explorer ,
Nov 07, 2022 Nov 07, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

LATEST

Sorry I don't understand,  what's POI please?

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Explorer ,
Nov 05, 2022 Nov 05, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

This was a glitch, it was showing as per the SS yesterday. This morning on loading the file again and opening the Image size dialogue, it was way out, 72dpi and well off on the actual size. Whatever it was has righted itself now and thanks for your help everyone!

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines