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How to fix small or missing text when printing Legal Aid Online pages

Monday, February 2, 2015


Do you get small, difficult-to-see pages when you try and print off Legal Aid Online text? Here are instructions for Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome on how to print out readable pages. Please follow the instructions suitable for your web browser.


Internet Explorer

  1. Open the file menu and select page setup (your version might have this option on your print menu).
  2. Eliminate (in other words, unselect) the checkmark in the enable shrink-to-fit option.
  3. Try and print. Your printout should have regular-sized text.

Alternative method for Internet Explorer

  1. Put the page you want to print on the screen, right click (or left click if your mouse is left-handed) anywhere within the browser window and choose select all
    OR
    Make sure the text you want to print is on the screen, use the cursor to select the text, right click again (or left click if your mouse is left-handed) and select print preview.
  2. Change the page setup setting on the top toolbar from as laid out on screen to as selected on screen
  3. If possible, change the shrink to fit setting to 100% or a value that provides maximum coverage of all the text at once.
  4. Try and print. Your printout should have regular-sized text.

Firefox

Try this if parts of the web page dont print.

  1. Right click (or left-click if your mouse is left-handed) anywhere within the browser window.
  2. Select this frame and then print frame from the context menu.
  3. Try and print. Your printout should have regular-sized text.

Chrome

Built-in support for scaling text larger or smaller on a page is not currently available. Viable solutions include switching browsers or using a plugin.


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