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    Disable Print Scaling (Word 2007)

    <UL><LI>OKI C5100n LED color network printer always set to 'No Scaling'
    <LI>Word 2007 document in either .docx or Word 97-2003 .doc compatibility
    <LI>Word 2007 document set to print using printer settings[/list]Despite the above, not all the time, but many times the document printed is scaled to a smaller size contrary to the apparent settings. When checking, sometimes the document may have scaling checked even after unchecking it before printing, other times simply re-printing a second time produces the page as intended. Sometimes a document printed will generate correctly as expected while other times it will print scaled to a smaller (75%) size & unable to determine why.

    I don't use scaling - is there a way to disable it in Word 2007?

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    Re: Disable Print Scaling (Word 2007)

    I can't speak for Word 2007 but in Word 2002/3 this might happen if you are showing revision tracking with balloons. That would explain why some documents are shrunken whilst others are not - the shrunken ones have a revision tracked or a comment added somewhere.

    In the earlier versions of Word you would find this setting in Tools>Options>Track Changes|Use Balloons. If you set this to Never then Word shouldn't shrink the content to fit the balloons on the page.
    Andrew Lockton, Chrysalis Design, Melbourne Australia

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    Re: Disable Print Scaling (Word 2007)

    Nice Andrew, thanks!

    That sent me in the right direction. Apparently it was partially tracking changes & leaving room for displaying same, but not printing them :

    <UL><LI>Word 2007 > 'Review' > 'Track Changes' > 'Change Tracking Options'
    <LI>Uncheck 'Track Moves'
    <LI>Uncheck 'Track Formatting'
    <LI>'Use Balloons (Print and Web Layout) > 'Never' > 'OK'[/list]I had to close & reopen doc, but printed full size as expected.

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