Align printing with my stationery

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Align printing with my stationery

If the printing doesn't align correctly with your stationery there are a number of possible causes:

The stationery template dimensions don't match the stationery. Verify the measurement against the stationery (including the units) and correct the stationery template if required.

The paper size set for your printer is incorrect.

Your printer positioning is incorrectly calibrated. Most printers have a built-in calibration function that can fix this. Try Googling: <your printer model> calibration.

The printer scaling property is not set to 100%.

To access your printer properties:

1.Select File>print_16Print in PerfectTablePlan.

2.Click on the Setup... button in the Print window.

3.Select the printer (if more than one) and click Preferences.

If none of the above works, try using the fine adjust controls or change the scaling property for your printer to compensate for the inaccuracy.

Even the best set-up printer is unlikely be millimetre perfect and most printers can't print right to the edge of the page. So we recommend that you:

Don't position text or graphics close to the edge of a card.

Don't print borders or fold lines or pre-scored stationery (e.g. Avery place cards).

Don't try to print within a 5-10 mm margin around the edge of the page.

You can also try exporting the stationery to PDF format and printing from Adobe Acrobat (or similar). Note that Adobe Acrobat has a scaling property that may not be set to 100% by default.

See also:

Print stationery on blank sheets

Print stationery on press-out sheets