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Printing PDFs

This document explains how to go about printing PDF files from the internet.

 

If the PDF document does not print properly from Adobe Reader, you may need to select the "Shrink to Fit" box (located in the lower left corner of the print dialog box) and choose "None" under "Page Handling" and "Page Scaling."
Many problems reading PDF files are solved following installation of the newest version of Adobe Reader. It is free to download from their website. If you are using an earlier version of Adobe Reader, it may be time to download the latest version.
Instead of immediately displaying the downloaded PDF file in Adobe Reader, you may wish to save the file to your computer's hard drive and then open it in Adobe Reader. Doing so can avoid some problems within Adobe Reader that cause trouble when accessing the PDF file from the Web.

Internet Explorer:

  • Right-click the link
  • Select "Save Target As..."

Mozilla Firefox:

  • Right-click the link
  • Select "Save Link As..."
Insufficient printer memory can cause problems when printing large PDF documents. One option to try is to download the file, then print a few pages at a time.
If the PDF document does not print properly from Adobe Reader, you may need to select the "Shrink to Fit" box (located in the lower left corner of the print dialog box) and choose "None" under "Page Handling" and "Page Scaling."