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Portrait vs Landscape
March 29, 2011
1:25 pm
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Jim Bass
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I am trying to print photos 8.5 x 11 in Portrait, but every time they print in landscape.  This is happen on two printers.  The Picasa settings are entered correctly when the print is started.

Have looked at printer settings in control panel and it is correct.

Have not had these to happen in the past.

Help?

 

Also can the pixels be changed to improve a photo?

 

Thanks

jdb

March 29, 2011
9:51 pm
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Does the Picasa print screen show the photo in portrait?  That's usually pretty accurate.

And, the Print Options 'Layout' is set to portrait?

 

As for pixels, you really can't create more than the original has.  However, the collage feature does approximate that.  If you choose one photo and then click collage, you can stretch that photo bigger.  it will end up with more pixels – and may create a better print.  Let us know

March 30, 2011
9:32 am
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Jim Bass
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Chris,

 It seems that almost all of my pictures show in Picasa print screen in Landscape.  In the printer setup portrait is checked, but the Picasa preview screen shows it in landscape.

The only way it has changed to portrait is when it is cropped, but then part of the picture is left out.

March 30, 2011
9:36 am
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Try the 'Shrink To Fit' checkbox.

March 30, 2011
10:55 am
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Jim Bass
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Shrink to fit did reduce the size a small amount, but still shows in landscape in Picasa's preview screen.

March 30, 2011
11:33 am
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I think I need to see a screenshot.  If you could post one here that would be great.  You can find instructions in this article:

http://picasatutorials.com/201…..-question/

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