RE: Printing graphics to the edge of the paper

Subject: RE: Printing graphics to the edge of the paper
From: "Andrew Dugas" <dugas -at- intalio -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 15:57:15 -0800

That works for PDF but not for your standard countertop printer.

(Or was she just trying for PDF? The posting doesn't specify...)

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[mailto:bounce-techwr-l-88324 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On Behalf Of Dick
Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2002 3:46 PM
Subject: Re: Printing graphics to the edge of the paper


The problem isn't Word (for once). The imageable area is defined in the
print driver. What you need to do is use the AdobePS print driver, not
the HP 4500 driver. Download the correct version of the Adobe PS driver
for your operating system (from and install it. Associate
the Distiller printer with that driver (in your Printers folder). Check
the printer properties to ensure that the printable area margins are set
to zero. That should do the trick.


Sarah Kampman wrote:

>I'm having trouble with what I thought would be a simple thing: printing a
>Word doc in which a graphic extends to the edge. The graphic sits in the
>upper left corner and is supposed to "bleed" to the edge.
>But instead of letting the graphic do this, Word overlays a margin (or
>the graphic) so that the lower-right corner of the graphic is in the same
>place, but the top and left sides of the graphic are missing/cropped.
>I've looked on and, as well as searched the
>I tried the fixes I found (mostly setting the graphic to "float over" the
>text, which it already was, and toying with the margins), but they didn't
>work. Unfortunately, leaving the overlaid/cropped margin as-is is not an
>option. Both my ideas and my patience are exhausted.
>Does anyone know how to browbeat Word into submission?

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