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Re: Print Margins


From: michael.brockington
Date: Jan 27, 2005 4:15AM

For PDF you also need to be aware paper size - the US standard is Letter,
whereas in Europe the standard is A4 (can anyone advice on Asia / Australasia

This is more likely to result in a PDF document being clipped than margin
width, imo.
As mentioned by others, many tools provide options to adjust size when
printing, but I would contend that most users will not know how to configure
these correctly, not least because I personally, find them generally to be
awkward and unreliable.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: intern.wincog [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
> Sent: 26 January 2005 21:12
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: [WebAIM] Print Margins
> Hi all.
> I work for a public transit organization, and we want to
> offer our bus schedules on the web in pdf format for printing
> (in addition to the HTML versions). I was simply converting
> my Pagemaker schedules to PDF when it occurred to me that
> they really push the margins, and some printers may cut off info.
> Does anyone have suggestions regarding how wide margins
> should be to be most accessible to the widest range of
> printers possible?
> Thanks!
> Dagmar
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