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MAC USERS! Decal printing help, please.

May 28 2012 at 3:18 PM
David L. Veres  (Login dlveres)
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from IP address 74.109.223.128

We have MACINTOSH computers. And I'm stumped.

* I created 1:72-scale MS 406 rudder stenciling in ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR.
* Then I opened the ILLUSTRATOR file at 600 dpi in PHOTOSHOP.
* I laser-printed the PHOTOSHOP file.
* And it printed to the correct size -- 2.5" x 0.875" -- on my laser printer.

*BUT* . . .

When I tried printing JPG, TIF and PSD versions *IN PREVIEW* on my wife's MACINTOSH. But *ALL PRINTED AT 320% OF THE ORIGINAL SIZE* -- i.e., fitting the output page width!

I tried changing every preference and setting I could find -- with identical, incorrectly sized "fit the page" results every time.

My wife has an HP Photosmart C4680 inkjet -- but does not have ILLUSTRATOR or PHOTOSHOP on her machine.

*HELP*, please. I just want to print my decal artwork to the correct size!

TIA!

David

e-mail: dlveres AT mac DOT com

 
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