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how to print a picture to the size you want with mspaint?

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2 years ago#1
I tried printing a picture went in the edit options and changed the print size. even the size of the picture and still printed the full page.
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2 years ago#2
Ask daddy for help.
2 years ago#3
Are you trying to print it smaller?

You've adjusted the scaling to like 50% normal size?

Have you tried adjusting the image size itself? In properties, change the units to Inches, then reduce the size to whatever you want... just keep in mind this will actually change the image itself, so you might not want to save changes.

Paint is not exactly a terribly powerful program - it doesn't let you easily change the DPI and all that.
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2 years ago#4
KillerTruffle posted...
Are you trying to print it smaller?

You've adjusted the scaling to like 50% normal size?

Have you tried adjusting the image size itself? In properties, change the units to Inches, then reduce the size to whatever you want... just keep in mind this will actually change the image itself, so you might not want to save changes.

Paint is not exactly a terribly powerful program - it doesn't let you easily change the DPI and all that.


thats what i did all it did was make the image look wrose. printed the same size.
yes the image size when printed.
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2 years ago#5
I also use gimp and paint.net. if it will help at all.
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2 years ago#6
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2 years ago#7
The_Mighty_Quin posted...
Ask daddy for help.


*posts topic about games for young daughter*

Why didn't you ask daddy for help?
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2 years ago#8
If you have paint.net it should be able to do this for you. I wouldn't trust MS Paint for anything beyond the basics.
2 years ago#9
Don't print from MSPaint. Save the image, open it in Widows Image Viewer and print from there.
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2 years ago#10
KillerTruffle posted...
You've adjusted the scaling to like 50% normal size?


This should work (Under Print/Page Setup, change scaling form "Fit to" to "Adjust to" and select a smaller percentage). Not sure why it isn't working for you.
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