Printing a web page to a laser or ink-jet printer should result in automatic scaling to fit the paper size in the printer.
If you are losing material at the right of the page when printing, see below.
- Microsoft Windows with Mozilla or Firefox ordinarily prints without a problem.
- Microsoft Windows with versions of Opera predating 8.X may lose material. Upgrade is free.
- Microsoft Windows with Internet Explorer may lose material. There are many variables:
Accordingly, it is not possible for us to advise on the set up of different versions of Windows+IE.
- Proper choices are required of a combination of settings found in independent locations. Or not.
- The location and combinations of these settings varies with Windows and IE versions.
- Changing these settings can affect some or all other Windows applications.
- Obsolete versions of drivers, Windows, or IE may not even have the settings needed.
- Upgrading to the latest release of Windows and IE may not solve the problem.
Adding a newer, Mozilla/Firefox family browser generally solves the printing problem:
Free. Lighter-weight derivative of Mozilla.
When more features are wanted.
Removing IE is optional!
Multiple browsers can coexist and be open at the same time. There are websites written so as to display ONLY on IE, while others are coded to reject IE. Security concerns aside, it is handy to keep IE.
- Apple OS X prints to fit the page with all browsers it currently supports.
- OS2, and eCS systems have a limited selection of printers, but can be configured to print without a problem, at least with Mozilla.
- Unix and Linux printing tools predate the Jurassic. Attempt printing of anything at your own risk.
Bring lots of time and patience.