beginners question about printing

david david at
Fri Oct 17 14:36:08 CEST 2008

Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> david wrote:
>> I've opened a tif image 2439 * 1319 pixels and I'm trying to print it on an 
>> epson stylus photo r2400
>> I can't work out how to reduce the size of the image to print on A4. No matter 
>> how I print, it comes out cropped/full size. There is a driver option to reduce 
>> to fit but it seems not to do anything.
>> Any suggestions?
> Save it in a format <OOo writer/KWord/your favorite page layout 
> software> understands, and use that? That's what I always do when I need 
> to control the size something prints at, and I don't trust <favorite 
> graphics program> to Do The Right Thing.

thanks... but if I understand it properly (I may not!) this would rather defeat 
colour management, wouldn't it? One of the reasons I was looking at Krita is 
because I thought it had CM capability as well as 16 bit.

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